A Lifetime of Collecting


The late Dr Anton Rupert and his wife, Huberte, started acquiring art in the 1940s. It became a passion spanning more than 60 years and culminating in the opening of the Rupert Museum in 2005. This exhibition features selected works from this 60-year period. It is a range of South African paintings and sculptures produced […]


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OrĀ “the big five” a term the late Mrs Huberte Rupert used when she curated this display, features the works of five of her favourite artists – Jean Welz, Cecil Higgs, Maggie Laubser, Irma Stern and Anton van Wouw – most of whom she had close friendships with. The exhibit boasts 27 Stern paintings and is […]



By kind permission of the Transnet Foundation, the well-known Pierneef Johannesburg Railway Station panels are now on view at the Rupert Museum in Stellenbosch. In 1929 Pierneef was commissioned by the South African Railways to produce thirty-two panels to be displayed in the concourse of the then new Park Station in Johannesburg. On 26 November […]