The National Art Gallery of Namibia possesses a collection of around 270 pieces of contemporary art – an array of paintings, drawings, sculptures, work in mixed and new media and crafts by Namibian artists, including a substantial number of original linocuts by the internationally acclaimed John Muafangejo. The gallery currently lacks the space to display the whole collection, so rotates the works in a string of temporary exhibitions, sometimes alongside art by other regional and international artists.

The gallery also provides the central exhibition space to display the winning entries in the Bank Windhoek Triennial, next in 2017.

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