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This website is designed to give those who cannot visit our Art Museum the opportunity to see and learn about our exhibits and activities. We hope that you enjoy the images and information that we have presented.

The contents of this site, including all images, logos and text, are protected by copyright and are for personal, educational, non-commercial use only. In keeping with the spirit of the Internet, we do not mind if users download files from this site, subject to the following conditions:

  • Text or images may be downloaded by individuals for their personal use: i.e. non-commercial academic or domestic use involving the making of only single copies of each file or image. Users must please cite the author and source of the materials as they would material from any printed work and the citations should include the URL
  • All text and images must remain unaltered.
  • Unauthorized commercial publication or exploitation of any of the material on this website is expressly prohibited.
  • Material obtained from this website may not be used without permission for:
    • public performance or display
    • rental or resale
    • multiple copies intended for commercial distribution.

The Art Museum owns copyright of all photographic material and text appearing on this website. Please note that the artworks on display are subject to additional copyright restrictions. If an artist is alive or has been dead for less than 50 years there will be a separate copyright in the artwork itself owned by the artist, the artist’s estate or as specified under individual entries. It is your responsibility to obtain permission from the copyright holder or their agent before making a reproduction of any work of art appearing on this website, or this will constitute an infringement of copyright. 

Anyone wishing to use material from this site for commercial use or publication must apply in writing to the Director, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, 1 Park Drive, Port Elizabeth, 6001, Republic of South Africa. Applications may be posted, faxed or e-mailed. Telephonic requests will not be considered. Permission is granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of the Art Museum. A reproduction fee may be charged.

Contact Details

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Address: 1 Park Drive, Central,  Port Elizabeth, 6001, South Africa

Telephone: +27 (0)41 506 2000 

Cell: 079 490 0690 

E-mail: or

Please note that our fax line is not working.

Please address all correspondence to the Director.

The Art Museum is open from 9:00 – 16:00 weekdays to the public.

The Art Museum is closed weekends and public holidays. We are open on certain Saturdays, please contact us to check which Saturday we will be open.

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