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Irma Stern Museum - much more than a museum, an exceptional experience

Irma Stern's old home and charming garden has an enchanting atmosphere with the most welcoming... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anne-Thomson
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Lovely collection, excellent experience

We saw the Museum recommded in the paperback "Secret Cape Town" and took an Uber from our apmt in... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
PeterBrink
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Norwich, Vermont
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4 weeks ago
“Irma Stern Museum - much more than a museum, an exceptional experience”
14 Mar 2018
“Lovely collection, excellent experience”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Irma Stern's old home and charming garden has an enchanting atmosphere with the most welcoming staff. A wonderful way to wind away a few hours. Having attended the launch of the Alice Goldin's new exhibition, celebrating this late artist's life and works (open mid Dec...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anne-Thomson
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We saw the Museum recommded in the paperback "Secret Cape Town" and took an Uber from our apmt in CBD to visit (about 60 SAR each way. We were delighted. Stern's paintings are beautifully displayed in her home and studio - her strong colors highlighted...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PeterBrink
Reviewed 26 February 2018

As a fan of Irma Stern works this is an incredible collection and place to view works of varying size and medium. In particular I enjoyed her treatment of decorative objects very interesting, like painting on doors and windows. But having said that, the staff...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This is a short drive outside Cape Town cbd. A small gallery which is full of interesting artifacts and well recommended for a visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

A little gem set in the heart of CapeTown, Near the University, who are I believe, the custodians of this Museum. The Museum is set in what was the house belonging to Irma Stern, and notable artist of some fame. Although an Art College graduate,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The museum is situated in Irma Stern's house. The gardens are beautiful and the collection of Stern's paintings is remarkable. A must if you visit Cape Town.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank 546james
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I loved the art work and enjoyed meeting the artist Tyrone Appollis who was setting up his exhibit of excellent paintings.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank mcarrick2016
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This museum of Irma Stern's work and of the many objects she collected to inspire her art is really a hidden gem. Situated in the house of the artist, it feels like a home that was lived in by a flamboyant, intelligent and creative force...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Sylvia R
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is indeed a hidden gem. Not that easy to find. When I stepped over the threshold into the house I was struck by the fragrant scent of a massive and beautiful bowl of fresh flowers. This set the tone. The house reflects the character...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank johnhart2016
Reviewed 28 September 2015

The Irma Stern Museum is wonderful treasure trove, located in the house in which she lived and worked. The publications available for purchase provide ample information on the museum and its contents, and staff were easily engaged and very informative. Our primary motivation for the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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