Closed for repairs

The Old Townhouse Museum in Longmarket Street has been closed for repairs and renovations until further notice.According to the Iziko spokesman, Brighton Khoza, the Iziko Planetarium at the end of the Company’s Gardens, and the Bertram House in Orange Street, have also been closed for renovations. He said that there is no fixed time that the museums will be opened, but it will be announced to the public when it does. The Townhouse museum houses the Michaelis collection, which consists of a world-renowned selection of Netherlandish art from the seventeenth-century Golden Age. There are works by Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Jacob van Ruisdael, Anthony van Dyck, among others, as well as temporary exhibitions throughout the year.