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Johannesburg Art Gallery

Joubert Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 725 3130
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Incredible art collection!

The Johannesburg Art Gallery's hosts an incredible collection of art includes sculpture... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Nairobi, Kenya

An excellant gallery. Pity about it's location which puts a lot of people off. When i was young... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
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South African artworks blend with worldwide masterpieces in this elegant museum, considered by many to be the best international art collection in the country.
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible7%
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Joubert Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 725 3130
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Johannesburg Art Gallery's hosts an incredible collection of art includes sculpture, multi-media displays, painting, etching and photography. Discover works by Rodin, Dante, Gabriel Rossetti, Picasso, Monet and Moore sitting alongside work by South Africa's Gerard Sekoto, Alexis Preller, Maud Sumner, Sydney Kumalo and Ezrom...More

Thank hikwam
Reviewed 23 March 2017

An excellant gallery. Pity about it's location which puts a lot of people off. When i was young, i often used to pop into the art gallery in Durban, where i lived. Sadly, i wouldnt feel safe going there now just as i don't feel...More

Thank pennyn0w
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Due to it's location in the centre of Johannesburg (not very safe, crowded and dirty) it is really unpleasant to visit the gallery. The building lacks upkeep and this is visible everywhere. Pity as there are plenty of interesting works to be seen.

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

By order of the MMC in conjunction with OHASA and Risk Management, the Johannesburg Art Gallery will be closed until further notice. We all feel that the conditions are not safe for the public and our beautiful collection. We will release an official statement from...More

1  Thank Marian P
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

What a gem! All hidden in the heart of the bustling inner city jungle of Johannesburg. Johannesburg Art Gallery, commonly known as JAG, is absolute must see by both tourist and local folks. Can easily be missed or by passed but it's worth the effort...More

Thank Mzoxolo Christo... M
Reviewed 26 January 2017

My cousins and I decided to visit the Johannesburg Art Gallery and found it to be incredibly underrated. There are fascinating pieces in the gallery, from the likes of Picasso and Salvador Dali. It was lovely to see all these famous pieces of work, especially...More

Thank Kirsten L
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Apparently this museum owns many important works of art, but you are unlikely to see them on display. Situated in what has become a dodgy centre-city neighbourhood, the place now seems virtually abandoned with much of the space unused. Not a must see.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Excellent experience , the gallery is very quiet and relaxed. The paintings and artwork have a lot of stories and history . totally worth the visit

Thank Phila D
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Nicely tucked in a corner, the JAG showcases interesting pieces from various artists and occasionally hosts cogitating exhibits. Mostly featuring prominent South African artists, the JAG also has pieces from other artists from various parts of the globe, with artworks on a “timeline” that shows...More

Thank Luc V
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We had one day before leaving to spend in Johannesburg, which we had never visited before. As it's a huge city we had to find one Must Do thing. As we are art lovers, educated in Western art but appreciative of local art, from its...More

Thank Richard S
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