Finest in South Africa
William Humphreys Art Gallery
Nestled in the Oppenheimer Gardens in Kimberley.
A Cultural gem in South Africa
National Art Museum
Endearingly known as WHAG and conveniently situated in central South Africa, it remains one of the cultural gems for locals, and a must-see for patrons of the arts passing through the diamond city.
An educational and cultural center
The gallery runs multiple programs aimed at the empowerment, education, and giving access to women, children, and individuals with disabilities to experience the arts.
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Accessible and relevant to all
“To collect, preserve, conserve and document, research as well as exhibit works of art which represent the artistic heritage of all South Africans and utilises its assets for the edification, enrichment, and enjoyment of the people. "
One of three national art museums in South Africa
To collect, preserve, and conserve artworks that are representative of the cultural diversity and heritage of South Africa, Africa, and beyond.
Mondays to Fridays:
08:00 – 16:30
Tour guides by appointment
09:00 – 14:00
09:00 – 12:00
Closed on: Sundays, Good Friday
25 Dec to 1 Jan each year
Children / scholars: R2
Students: Free with student card
Discounted rates at discretion of the Director
The WHAG permanent collection consists of donations, bequests and purchases.
The artworks range from Old Dutch and Flemish paintings from the 16th century, old British and French paintings, to contemporary South African art, which include categories like sculpture, paintings, works on paper, ceramics, tapestries, beaded items and traditional art forms.READ MORE