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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
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
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
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
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
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
Great ambiance with an interesting collection of IS's paintings and collections. The visitor certainly gets a good idea of how IS lived and painted. The day I went a lot of her paintings were not available as they were being exhibited elsewhere, so only 3...More