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Museums & Collections

Museums & Collections 




The University of Pretoria started collecting documentation on South African Art since 1934. This Archive holds 74 filing cabinets of South African Art information. The vast collection of documents include invitations, letters, catalogues, collectors notes, manuscripts and more than 20 000 photographs of South African art. The archive collection also includes some of the personal collections of artists like:

Bettie Celliers Barnard
Christo Coetzee
JH Pierneef
Pieter Wenning
Erich Mayer
Gunther van der Reis
Anton van Wouw
Coert Steynberg


For further information contact Gerard de Kamper at 012 420 4017 or