Art Collections

The Sabinet African Archives portal currently offers an index to collections within academic institutions of South Africa. We are busy expanding this index. Sabinet also offers a hosting and digitisation solution to online collection holders to make it more discoverable to researchers globally.

Disclaimer — The collections listed on the Sabinet African Archives may include materials that reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. These materials are presented as part of historical records. Inclusion of these materials does not mean endorsement of or agreement with by Sabinet on any views or terms expressed in the descriptions and/or materials. Read more …

Old President Museum


The Old President Museum is a fascinating must see on President Brand Street in Bloemfontein, Free State. The building use to be the main residence for the last three presidents of…

Ceramics


There is an extensive collection of South African studio ceramics including the works of Hylton Nel, the Linnware and Kalahari studios, Charmaine Haines, Meshak Masuku, Maggie Mikula and Lynnley Watson

South African Art


The general South African collection includes representative collections of important trends, media, and leading artists with a national profile. This collection complements and supports the Eastern Cape collections and is…

Contemporary Art


The Art Museum is responsible for acquiring a representative selection of outstanding South African contemporary works in all media. It actively supports Eastern Cape artists who work in digital and…