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Tatham Art Gallery

Cnr Commercial Rd/Church Street, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
+27 33 342 1804
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The best place in an otherwise very run down Pietermaritzburg

The whole city centre is very run down, so the old Supreme Court building in which the gallery is... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Peaceful respite

Much as the good people at the Tatham Art Gallery are keeping the gallery up to scratch, it's the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
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“first floor” (2 reviews)
Cnr Commercial Rd/Church Street, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
+27 33 342 1804
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

The whole city centre is very run down, so the old Supreme Court building in which the gallery is contained suffers accordingly. The gallery has an interesting collection of contemporary African works, though many of the rooms were closed without explanation. It includes a pleasant...More

Thank ian2005wine
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Much as the good people at the Tatham Art Gallery are keeping the gallery up to scratch, it's the coffee shop that is the real gem. The menu is varied, the quality of fare is very good, and the service is good. It temains a...More

Thank derekalberts
Reviewed 19 July 2017

|If you are into art, I was amazed what huge selection of local contemporary- and international artists this gallery in Pietermaritzburg has to offer: Well-known German artists, even a early Picasso and a big selection of older- and young South African artists. If you are...More

Thank Horst S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Surrounded by the Gandhi Statue, the Garden of Peace, the start of the 1921 Comrades Marathon and the PMB Town Hall, the Tatham Gallery provides a good insight into work of South African artists. It has a good collection of art and some pieces of...More

Thank hoosainnarker
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Apart from the regular concerts in the main hall with its good acoustics and beautiful Steinway grand piano, the art is usually a surprise to visitors, especially visitors from overseas. There is a lot of contemporary art of all the different cultural groups in Southern...More

Thank MariannedJ2013
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I took a young foreign exchange student to visit the gallery as she is interested in art and the Tatham has a good collection of local and South African Artists. We had experienced an horrendous storm the previous night and so a few of the...More

Thank GillZAl
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very well worth a visit. Parking is a bit tricky but definitely worth the effort. Interesting artwork, nice coffeeshop.

Thank Vicky H
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Good clean gallery with interesting pieces, the cafe upstairs is a great bonus good for light meals.

Thank Slyngoh
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Well-worth a visit! It has so much to see and includes a lot of local artists these days, which is great.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We've been supremely blessed by the travel gods, Darling and I, which means that we've been fortunate enough to see art galleries and exhibitions spaces all over the world - but I probably bore Handsome a fraction more each time I earnestly confide in him...More

Thank Pamela N
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