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Officially opened in July 1957 the National Gallery of Zimbabwe quickly became a force to be reckoned with as it was renowned for being the best Gallery building in the world. The opening was broadcast by the BBC and a total of 181 press reports on the Gallery appeared in local and international publications during its first year. Some 30 000 visitors came to the Gallery to see the inaugural exhibition which was on show for six weeks… Read more

Image: National Gallery of Zimbabwe (Source)