South African National Gallery

South African National Gallery

Cape Town | South Africa

About the Museum

The Iziko South African National Gallery is the national art gallery of South Africa located in Cape Town. It became part of the Iziko collection of museums - as managed by the Department of Arts and Culture - in 2001. It became an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture Its collection consists largely of Dutch, French and British works from the 17th to the 19th century. This includes lithographs, etchings and some early 20th-century British paintings. Contemporary art work displayed in the gallery is selected from many of South Africa's communities and the gallery houses an authoritative collection of sculpture and beadwork.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons: Josephou

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