Wits Art Museum
From the Heart with visitor
Marcus Neustetter Into the Light installation
Couple looking at Battiss painting
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Wits Art Museum

Wits Art Museum is home to an extraordinary collection of African art, including contemporary and historical art from South Africa and art from West and Central Africa.

The Museum is one of Johannesburg's premier tourist attractions, along with the Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill. It is part of the Wits University Cultural Precinct, just three blocks from Nelson Mandela Bridge. WAM is in the hip, regenerating area of Braamfontein, which is also home to many students, interesting shops and places to eat. The WAM Cafe is a fun place to meet friends and enjoy delicious food and coffee.


Wits Art Museum will close for the festive season on Sunday, 11 December 2016 at 16h00. We will re-open on Wednesday, 1 February 2017. Thank you for your ongoing support of the museum's 2016 exhibitions and events. We wish you a restful holiday and festive season with your friends and families. See you in 2017!

Please visit our Facebook page for updates. For queries call 011 717 1365 or email info.wam@wits.ac.za   

Operating Hours:

Wednesdays to Sundays, 10h00 - 16h00. Entrance is free and donations are welcome.
Closed on public holidays. 

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