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Tatham Art Gallery

Cnr Commercial Rd/Church Street, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
+27 33 342 1804
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“coffee shop” (6 reviews)
“collection” (9 reviews)
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Cnr Commercial Rd/Church Street, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The Tatham Art Gallery is a truly special gem in the heart of Pietermaritzburg. I usually go for concerts which are done or organised by Christopher Dugan... world renowned pianist. The setting is incredible. The art works laid out in this period building are spectacular....More

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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
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Reviewed 8 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
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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
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Reviewed 10 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
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

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

Thank Slyngoh
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Reviewed 18 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
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