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The curator and tourism coordinator for Somerset East is fantastic, giving us so much information about the area and the artist. So much of his art is on display. Watch the informative documentary about his life. Lovely old building, well looked after and well run....More
We had a fascinating couple of hours here, learning about the life of Walter Battiss and viewing an amazing collection of his works, in a sympathetically restored building which was part of his past. Although the gallery was not officially open, with a phone call,...More
I was stunned by the amount of art work this museum has! Ross, the curator, is very passionate about the art and Walter Battiss' work. She has many stories to share.
She also runs the Tourism Office. I must say that it is the best...More
When passion and purpose meet, the results are quite astounding, as you will discover when you visit this gallery. Not only is the subject matter intriguing, but the passion behind the venture is apparent - from the renovation of the previously derelict building, to the...More
I'm not much of an art lover so this visit was an act of love to my wife who loves few things more than strolling around art
galleries. Was I in for a pleasant surprise!
Warmly received by the curator, we were shown a first...More
So pleased to spent 2 nights in Somerset East. it allowed me to visit this wonderfull gallery. I do not think that there is another place in the World where you can see so many of Batiss's wonderful works all of them very carefully grouped....More
On arrival, I knew nothing if this artist, but when asking what to do in town, this and the museum were the big things! ;)
The lady running this museum, is great, friendly, full of stories of Walter and this quirky off the beaten track...More