Exhibition: IN STRANGER TIMES: The ABSA 2021 New Acquisitions Exhibition

Venue: Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein

Opening: 10:00 on Friday

Dates: 4 March 2022


“Man cannot change or escape his time. The eye sees the present and the future.” – Salvador Dali.


ArtbankSA is a national programme of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture as part of the Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE) strategy implementation and is hosted by the National Museum Bloemfontein, an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture. Its vision is to promote, foster and stimulate a vibrant market for the collection of South African contemporary visual art through the lease and sell of artworks to South African government departments, private companies and private individuals. Visit for more information.


IN STRANGER TIMES: The Art Bank of South Africa 2021 New Acquisitions Exhibition can be viewed from 3 March 2022 until 8 May 2022 at Oliewenhuis Art Museum. The art museum is located at 16 Harry Smith Street, Bloemfontein and is open to the public from Monday to Friday between 08:00 and 17:00, and on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays between 09:00 and 16:00. Entrance is free and secure parking is available for visitors. A ramp at the entrance of the main entrance provides access for wheel chairs, while a lift provides access to the Permanent Collection display areas on the first floor.


For more information please contact Oliewenhuis Art Museum on 051 011 0525 (ext 200) or


Oliewenhuis Art Museum

16 Harry Smith Street


T +27 (0) 51 011 0525 (ext 200),

Visiting Hours

Mon to Fri 8:00 – 17:00

Sat 9:00 – 16:00

Sun & Public Holidays 9:00 – 16:00

Closed on Good Friday & Christmas Day

Oliewenhuis Art Museum is a satellite of the National Museum, Bloemfontein, an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture.