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Standard Bank Gallery

Corner Simmonds and Frederick Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 631 4467
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Great stop if walking by

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ActiveTim
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Portland, Oregon
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Got a bit of time to kill - worth a visit.

Something I happened to chance upon: security are friendly and efficient and the exhibition is open... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
sanjivsach
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London, United Kingdom
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Corner Simmonds and Frederick Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 10 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

Thank VanessaPerumal
Reviewed 26 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 26 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 23 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
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Well done Standard bank and thank you for the exhibition, really enjoyed the link to rhythm and Africa. Great setting and a really extraordinary gallery. The informative notes, however are printed in a rather small font, requiring me to be warned off about getting too...More

Thank BlueskyBurning
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