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Exhibitions showcasing African artwork ranging from historic to contemporary. 

About Us

Wits Art Museum is a leading university art museum, in Johannesburg, dedicated to African art. The collection includes over 13 000 African artworks and the museum has an active exhibition and education programme.


WAM published books are available for purchase.


Contemporary South African art holdings include collections of paintings, drawings, watercolours, printmaking, sculpture, photography and new media. 

Research Resources

WAM's holdings have enormous research value for academics, artists and educators, as well as those working in the arts, culture and heritage fields.