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Standard Bank Gallery

Corner Simmonds and Frederick Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 631 4467
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Exhibitions of the highest quality

The Standard Bank Art Gallery is a fantastic art space in Johannesburg, albeit a bit of a distance... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Nicola K
Johannesburg, South Africa
Great stop if walking by

We spent 10-15 minutes while walking around. Very friendly security, interesting art, clean... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Portland, Oregon
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Corner Simmonds and Frederick Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 631 4467
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Standard Bank Art Gallery is a fantastic art space in Johannesburg, albeit a bit of a distance for most people to travel there, it is entirely worth it. Check which exhibitions are on and opening hours before travelling to this space, because they are...More

Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We spent 10-15 minutes while walking around. Very friendly security, interesting art, clean bathrooms and free admission.

Thank ActiveTim
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Something I happened to chance upon: security are friendly and efficient and the exhibition is open with a good layout and you are left to wander. Some very interesting photographical displays: various topics focussed on, but generally providing an historical perspective on modern day outcomes....More

Thank sanjivsach
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Johannesburg is my home city and one of my favourite in the world. It has a life, soul and energy of its own. Finding gems in the city like the Standard Bank Gallery offers you an added vantage of accessing to globally sort after fine...More

1  Thank VanessaPerumal
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Standard Bank gallery stands out as an exceptional exhibition point of both local and international art in the middle of Johannesburg. Perfect lay-outs, clean and secure environment. Thank you Standard Bank for keeping Johannesburg's art culture alive!

Thank Masimbi A
Reviewed 25 October 2016

There is safe parking in a wonderfully bright decorated parking lot (free) and the staff are welcoming and even gave up catalogues. There were two exhibitions on show and were very diverse. For people who are into art, follow the exhibitions as we missed Matisse...More

Thank poppins22
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The Standard Bank Gallery offers very well-curated exhibitions, at no charge. The current Henri Matisse exhibition is world-class!

Thank Hooggenoeg
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The current Henri Matisse exhibition is well worth visiting. I was there on a Saturday morning and it was crowded, perhaps too much so. Although I purposely timed my visit for 11am for a guided tour, the only tour I could see was by a...More

Thank johnhart2016
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Standard Bank Gallery is based in the complex of buildings that make up "Superblock" Standard Bank's main campus. Apart from housing numerous artworks in a vault, the Gallery holds regular exhibitions of local and international art which are always finely curated, ranging from Picasso...More

Thank MichLogan
Reviewed 13 August 2016

There are free guided tours through the exhibition on Wednesdays and Fridays at 1pm (possibly other days - suggest phone). We attended such a tour and it was so well done. The exhibition captures all of Matisse's periods though possibly light on examples of his...More

Thank Michelle_RQ
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