Oliewenhuis Art Museum


The reference Library is available to educators, learners, students and members of the public by appointment and in accordance with the Museum’s rules and regulations. The Library contains a comprehensive collection of books, periodicals, news clippings and journals, with emphasis on South African art.

Art Classes

Art classes for children and high school learners

The Nellie Brisley Art School at Oliewenhuis Art Museum offers art classes on a daily basis for children from the age of 4 to high school learners.

For further information, contact Nellie Brisley at 072 156 9948.

Painting and drawing classes for adults

Mariette Pretorius presents painting and drawing classes for adults and high school learners. Mediums include oil or acrylic paint, charcoal, dry pastel and pencil. Participants work at their own pace and beginners as well as experienced artists are welcome. These classes are also ideal for learners requiring an art portfolio for their studies.

Classes are presented on Monday mornings from 9:00am – 12:00pm and Monday and Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

For further information, contact Mariette Pretorius at 083 394 8328.

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