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“Home of SA Art” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Irma Stern Museum

Irma Stern Museum
Cecil Rd., Rosebank, South Africa
021/685-5686
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Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Rosebank
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Home of SA Art”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

The Irma Stern museum is an art gallery that all South Africans can be proud of. Visit the home of Irma Stern's work as well as a few other pieces. Near to UCT and other colleges makes it a convenient learning center. My parents came with me at the time and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“Richard Smith retrospective”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Excellent use of upper gallery space and curation. Plus the opportunity to visit the museum itself which allows a glimpse into Irma Sterns life and surroundings.

Visited December 2012
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“South African art lovers must see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

The museum is in the artist's original home. A wide variety of her art is on display. The staff at the museum is very very friendly ! They also give one a short historic overview of the artists life. Any art lover must stop in Cape Town to see this collection.

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“A hidden art treasure”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

The Irma Stern Museum is situated in the house where this extraordinary artist lived and worked for the most of her life. The place has a personal atmosphere, a huge collection of african art and last but not least, Irma Sterns lovely paintings. A "must" visit for people who are interested in art.
The place could benefit from instructing the people working there to give out more background information, and the beautiful garden deserves better maintenance.

Visited December 2012
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“A truly inspiring place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Each time I visit this museum I come away with decor ideas I want to try at home. You can enjoy some examples of Irma Stern's artworks but even better is the chance to experience her collections of artifacts from around the world, her studio which would inspire anyone to pick up a paintbrush and her peaceful garden.

Visited February 2012
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