The Irma Stern Museum & Art Gallery

Zanzibar doors and vibrant colours at Irma Stern


The former home in Cape Town of the famous South African Expressionist painter Irma Stern (1894 - 1966) with a permanent exhibition of the artist's paintings, drawings, ceramics and sculpture as well as her private collection of early European furniture, African and Oriental art.

The unique house with its Zanzibar doors, painted furniture and vibrant colours reflects the artist's lifestyle and personality. Regular contemporary exhibitions and works are for sale.

Location Irma Stern Museum Cape Town
Cecil Road, Rosebank (very visible as you drive down Cecil Road)
Open: Tuesday - Friday, 10am - 5pm and Saturday, 10am - 2pm
Closed: Public Holidays
Tel: +27 (0) 21 685 5686

The culture & heritage section in things to do Cape Town section offers a great overview of museums in Cape Town.

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