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The Shona Sculpture Gallery

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Beautiful gallery - in an unlikely spot

The gallery is packed with art displayed wonderfully in a beautiful garden. We just popped in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christopher S
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Garches, France
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Fantastic sculpure gallery, great experience

So happy that we visited the gallery today and would really recommend a visit. Its easy to see why... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
Loretta L
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Harare gallery specialising in the finest Shona sculpture. Beautiful garden setting, an oasis of calm just minutes from the airport. See works by the best of the contemporary sculptors alongside the most famous names in the art movement. Secure...more
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20 Airport Road, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The gallery is packed with art displayed wonderfully in a beautiful garden. We just popped in between a flight and another activity and we are so glad we did. David, the manager and artist, showed us around explained the pieces, artists and types of stone....More

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TimHaire, Owner at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write SSG a glowing review. Lovely to hear our careful selection of works, our beautiful garden and our dedicated and knowledgeable staff make for a great visitor experience. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed April 19, 2018

So happy that we visited the gallery today and would really recommend a visit. Its easy to see why Shona sculptors like those whose works are exhibited here, are so highly regarded in the field. On our visit we were greeted by the very friendly...More

Thank Loretta L
Emma H, Owner at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a shining review, and encouraging other visitors to Zimbabwe to visit our lovely gallery. So glad you enjoyed your visit to the gallery, a project that we have invested so much time and...More

Reviewed April 3, 2018

This place has one of the best selection of sculptures that you will find in Harare, with both modern and first generation sculptors' works available. As you'd expect, the prices are higher than from places by the side of the road or from the sculptors'...More

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Emma H, Owner at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, very much appreciated! We are glad you enjoyed your visit and the chance to see the finest works by Zimbabwe'a sculptors past and present all in one place.

Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

The art is very well presented. The sculpture gurus of old school to new generation gurus. Beautiful pieces and each named after the inspiration it was made from. The heart warming garden with a vast range of plants. Flowering and none flowering. A friendly cuddly...More

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TimHaire, Owner at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit - both sculptures and garden! We look forward to seeing you again and thanks for the praise.

Reviewed December 7, 2017

Good and various modern art and a very talented artists. The place need to be more organized and..... a better lookingMore

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TimHaire, Owner at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

Hi Gazzella77 Thanks for your review. Although I'm not sure you visited us at The Shona Sculpture Gallery as there are no artists working here and as you can see from the pictures here on TripAdvisor our garden is lovely. We are very well organised...More

Reviewed November 28, 2017

I had never been to this gallery before and went with a friend to collect something they had bought. WOW what a place - beautiful, tranquil, stunning and a definate must for everyone to go and see the outstanding work done by our local people....More

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TimHaire, Owner at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Thanks for the rave review, and delighted the commissioned sculpture came out so nicely. Always happy to accommodate special requests, which help the artists tremendously as well. Many thanks, we look forward to seeing you again, and bring your friends!!

Reviewed November 10, 2017

I was interested in getting a sculpture commissioned and thought to go along to the Shona Sculpture Gallery. Even though the gallery is situated along the busy airport road, once inside there is a sense of tranquility about it. The gallery itself is set in...More

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TimHaire, Owner at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

Great to meet you too and happy to help! Many thanks for taking the time to write us a glowing review.

Reviewed November 1, 2017

Even though it's set beside a busy road, there's still a great sense of calm in the gallery, which encourages you to take your time admiring the sculptures.

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Emma H, Owner at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

So glad you enjoyed our oasis of calm! Beautiful sculptures in a beautiful garden...

Reviewed October 27, 2017

We enjoyed our visit to the beautiful gallery, it's a very peaceful and calm well manicured garden showing off some of the countries best Shona sculptures. Easy to get to on the air port road. Ample parking and a great welcome from David. My cousin...More

Thank Sarah L
Emma H, Owner at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, much appreciated. SSG only shows Zimbabwe's top artists, but there are works of all sizes from those that fit in hand luggage to pieces that might need a container by themselves to...More

Reviewed October 23, 2017

We had a very pleasant guided walk trough the beautiful garden with amazing sculptures from Zimbabwean artists. Definitly worth a visit when frequenting Harare!

Thank Niek V
TimHaire, Owner at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Hi Niek V, Thanks for taking the time to review SSG and we're glad you enjoyed your visit. Tim

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Hello there. There is no fee to visit the gallery. Please come and enjoy it!
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