Friends of the South African National Gallery

About the Friends

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Programs please see the What's on Calender 

Founded in 1968 the Friends (FONG) have been instrumental in acquiring important art works, sponsoring several innovative educational programmes and promoting the National Gallery in a variety of ways.

Friends activities include regular lectures, studio visits, exhibition walkabouts and opportunities to meet artists working and exhibiting in and around Cape Town

The Friends'  Secretary, Lizzie O'Hanlon can be contacted at the the Friends office at the South African National Gallery from 10h00 to 15h00, Tuesday to Thursday.

Please renew your membership of the Friends! Please encourage your friends to join!

Joining the Friends

Membership benefits

  • Free admission to Iziko South African National Gallery
  • Invitations to openings and special events at the Iziko South African National Gallery
  • A quarterly Friends' newsletter to keep you informed about all Friends' events, walkabouts of exhibitions, lectures, films, visits to artists' studios and other places of interest
  • What's On at Iziko?, the Iziko Museums of Cape Town quarterly publication
  • 10% discount at the Gallery Shop on most purchases
  • Arranged access to Iziko South African National Gallery library

Corporate members receive in addition:

  • Four cards per corporate membership
  • Listing in the reception foyer of the Iziko South African National Gallery
  • Private tours of exhibitions on request

Membership categories

Membership subscriptions are for a calendar year.

Applications for a reduced fee in cases of need will be considered.

Annual Membership

  • Adult R 125.00
  • Pensioner (from the age of 60): R 75.00
  • Student (up to the age of 25 and holding a valid student card) R 75.00
  • Family (2 adults & 2 children under the age of 18): R 175.00
  • Institution: R 300.00
  • International Members: R 300.00
  • Corporate: R 5,000.00

More information is available from the Friends' Secretary.

 

Contact Details
 
OFFICE HOURS
 
10:00 - 15:00 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
 
The Friends'  Secretary, Lizzie O'Hanlon can be contacted at the the Friends office at the South African National Gallery from 10:00-15:00, Tuesday to Thursday.
 
POSTAL ADDRESS
 
The Friends of the SA National Gallery
Box 2420
Cape Town 8000
SOUTH AFRICA
 
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
 
Government Avenue
Company's Garden
Cape Town
 
Phone: 021 481 3951
Fax: 021 467 4680
E-mail:  sangfriends@iziko.org.za