The Tatham Art Gallery hosts a range of Art Exhibitions. These include travelling and researched exhibitions as well as exhibitions initiated by the Gallery based on works in the permanent collection.
A major function of the Tatham Art Gallery is to display art. This is accomplished through the organizing and hosting of temporary exhibitions and ongoing changes in the permanent display areas.
2015 Tatham Art Gallery Exhibitions
For the past twenty years the growth of the Gallery's permanent collection has been significantly affected by significant change in South Africa. Political, social, and economic shifts have impacted on the Gallery's acquisitions policy, as have developments in art making and theory.
For the last 30 years, the Friends of the Tatham Art Gallery (FOTAG) have generously assisted the Gallery to acquire works for its permanent collection.
Throughout human history, people from different cultures, from kings to commoners, have used a variety of containers for domestic purposes.
This selection from the Gallery's permanent collection includes portraits, landscapes and still-life. Art works in different media and from different times, both European and South African, hang side by side to provide a juxtaposition of style, metaphor and format.
This selection of landscape paintings from the Gallery's permanent collection features a number of South African artists.