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About Hester Rupert Art Museum

The Hester Rupert Art Museum was opened in July 1966 and declared a national monument in 1968. It holds a collection of over a hundred artworks donated by renowned South African artists.

The museum is the fifth oldest church building in South Africa. It was built in 1821 as a Dutch Reformed Church and was nearly demolished by a petroleum company in 1965. Dr Anton Rupert, son of Graaff-Reinet, entered into negotiations with the petroleum company and convinced them not to burn the building.

To show their gratitude, the Council named the museum in honour of Rupert's late mother.

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Eneth Dannhauser
25 September 2016

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Gazelle Schoeman
15 July 2014

Must visit the highlight of Graafrienet.

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Hester Rupert Art Museum is 3km from the centre of Graaff-Reinet , the nearest airport 226.4km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
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