SMAC gallery was established in 2007 in Stellenbosch, South Africa and opened its first space in Cape Town in 2011. The gallery programme is focused on presenting the work of contemporary African artists. SMAC expanded to its current flagship space in Woodstock, Cape Town, in 2014 and opened a third space in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2016. The gallery maintains an active publishing initiative.
The gallery’s art fair participation includes Art Basel Miami Beach, The Armory Show, Art Brussels and Artissima.