Joburg Art Gallery closed after rain gets in

IOL | Anna Cox and Ilanit Chernick:

Johannesburg – Years of neglect of the Johannesburg Art Gallery by the City of Joburg’s previous administration has led to the facility being closed for three months. The art gallery, one of the leading heritage institutions in the city, will be closed to the public for major construction and repair work following heavy rains this week which not only rendered the structure unsafe, but compromised some artworks in the gallery… Read more

Image: Vandalised: Copper from part of the roof at the Johannesburg Art Gallery has been stolen, which has led to major leakages in the basement due to heavy rainfall over the past week. Picture: Nokuthula Mbatha