Heritage and culture Julius Gordon African Centre (Versveld House), built in 1880, houses the largest collection of Thomas Bowler paintings in South Africa. Included in the permanent exhibition are works by Jan Volschenk and Johannes Meintjies (both natives of Riversdal), Irma Stern, Pierneef, Maggie Loubser, Gregoire Boonzaaier and many more. The Africana Centre also features Khoisan rock paintings and stone implements, Africana furniture of the region and the history of Riversdale. Artefacts and ancient stone implements of the Blombos Cave can be seen at the Africana Centre. Louise will meet you here.