Ron Belling Art Gallery


The Ron Belling Art Gallery is situated in a beautiful Art Deco house built in 1936. Designed by Gertruida Brinkman, the first woman architect to graduate in South Africa, it is recognized as a significant example of the Early Modern Style. The house has been modified tastefully as a modern art gallery and both the building and the privately owned collection are available for the benefit of the larger community.

Ron Belling was South Africa’s foremost aviation artist who produced 1650 paintings during his lifetime. Many of these are exhibited at the gallery, dedicated to his memory in Port Elizabeth. The gallery also exhibits examples of the Marine and Junkers series, the latter almost completed at the time of his death and are on loan from the Ron Belling Memorial Art Trust.

Open Monday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00.
Weekends on the first Saturday and Sunday of the Month 10:00 – 13:00; third and fourth Saturday of the Month 10:00 – 13:00.
Closed every second weekend of the month (Saturday, Sunday, Monday) and religious holidays.
A nominal admission fee is payable.

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from R730
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Victoria & Alfred Guest House

Sleeps 30 Walmer Guest House in Walmer
0.92km from Ron Belling Art Gallery

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Two King George's Guest House

Sleeps 20 Mill Park Guest House in Mill Park
0.92km from Ron Belling Art Gallery

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Heugh Road Guest House

Sleeps 22 Walmer Guest House in Walmer
0.93km from Ron Belling Art Gallery

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Sleeps 18 Walmer Bed and Breakfast in Walmer
0.98km from Ron Belling Art Gallery

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Sleeps 11 Richmond Hill Bed and Breakfast in Richmond Hill
0.98km from Ron Belling Art Gallery

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from R240
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The Hippo Backpackers

Sleeps 26 Richmond Hill Backpacker in Richmond Hill
1.07km from Ron Belling Art Gallery

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from R400
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Cora Terrace

Sleeps 72 Central Backpacker in Central
1.08km from Ron Belling Art Gallery

from R400
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Park Place

Sleeps 92 Central Hill Guest House in Central Hill
1.08km from Ron Belling Art Gallery

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Sleeps 8 Walmer Self-catering in Walmer
1.08km from Ron Belling Art Gallery

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Donkin Heritage B&B

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