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 …

African Digital Library


The primary aim of the ADL is to provide access to its collections consisting of : The African Digital Library collection (9808 titles) Audio books (4 titles) A publicly accessible…

Irma Stern Museum


In her will, Irma Stern left her collections in trust for the encouragement and promotion of Fine Arts. From this the Irma Stern Museum was founded so that these collections…

Rupert Art Foundation


The collection consists of oil paintings, gouache paintings, serigraphs, pastel works, watercolour paintings, etc.

Huberte Goote


The collection consists of modular spaceographs, colour serigraphs, agamographs, prints, tapestries, multigraphs, etc.

Visual Art


The collection is focused on visual art and the impact of visual art in the Stellenbosch community

Polokwane Art Museum


The Polokwane Art Museum is a fascinating and interesting place to visit, situated in Polokwane, across the way from the Civic Centre and The Hugh Exton Photographic Museum. While here…

Tzaneen Museum


The Tzaneen Museum was opened on the 24th of June 1995. This small but fascinating museum contains mostly ethnological artefacts of the area which are permanently on display. The displays…