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Museums Association of Namibia

The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is an umbrella organisation that represents all Namibian museums. As a representative body it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding and the networking of professionals.

workshop on natural plant dyes

Date: 26th November 10am - 3pm
Place: The Project Room, 32 Jenner street in Windhoek West
Cost: 200.- N$( including all materials and lunch)

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UNAM Press Book Launch

Date: Thursday 10th November 2016
Venue: Peter Katjavivi Lecture Hall No. 2, UNAM main campus, Pioneers Park
Time: 17.30
Special Guest: HE Dr Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

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Memory and Activism

The 2016 season runs from 3 to 7 October and is framed as an intersectional dialogue of art, archivism and activism.

The National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) in collaboration with the Arts Association Heritage Trust (AAHT) and the John Muafangejo Art Centre (JMAC) is pleased to host 'Muafangejo: Memory and Activism', an exhibition of works by the late Namibian printmaker, John Ndevasia Muafangejo. This exhibition forms part of the John Muafangejo Season, a new project initiated by JMAC which aims to honour the remarkable legacy of John Muafangejo through a programme of community engagement activities with local and guest practitioners from the Southern African region.
As part of this season, the exhibition, 'Muafangejo: Memory and Activism' is on show at the NAGN in the Foyer from 3 October to 5 November 2016. Additionally, the NAGN will house a JMAC ARTiculation Session on 5 October 2016 around the theme ‘Muafangejo as memory for protest today’.

Quiz Night With Power Pad Girls

Venue: FNCC Main Gallery
Time: 18:00
Entrance: NS$30.00

Kids Drawing workshop

place: National Art Gallery of Namibia
Time: 14:00-17:00
Entrance: by invitation only

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“A Young Girl’s Voice Doesn’t Break: It Gets Firmer” - Ama Ata Aidoo

After we held the Namibian premiere in 2015 of
Yaba Badoe's finely directed and crafted documentary about world acclaimed Ghanaian writer Ama Ata Aidoo,
AfricAvenir once again presents "The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo" this month on Wednesday, 14/09 at the FNCC, 18h30.
See more information in the attached press release.

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City Revealed Nolli Map of Windhoek

Hosting in October a 3-day workshop on the Nolli Map of Windhoek, based on the 1748 Nolli Map of Rome.
Starting on the 21 October- 23 October 
21 October @ 18:00 - 23 October @16:00


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TRUDI DICKS-A SOLO EXHIBITION

Dear all
The National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) kindly reminds you to join us for the opening of a solo exhibition by Trudi Dicks taking place on the 8th September 2016 at 18h00 in the Main Gallery of the NAGN.

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The Tura Tour Guide

“The National Theatre of Namibia (NTN) through its Theatre Zone Project is staging the second play for this year “ The Tura Tour Guide”
from the 24th – 25th of August 2016, 19H00
at the NTN Backstage
Tickets are available on Computicket at N$50 (General Public), N$30 (Senior Citizens) & N$25 (Children & Students).’

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TRINITY in UNITY exhibition

Please join us for the opening Today,
18 August 2016 @18h00
at the Village Opera House.

Kindly be informed that the John Muafangejo etching of 1968 will also be for sale in the exhibition.
Please note that the venue will also open from 17h00 – 20h00, Monday – Friday.

 

2016 Heritage week programme

We would like to kindly remind you about the opportunity to submit an activity to participate as part of the 2016 Heritage Week programme! Heritage Week, an important event on the cultural calendar in Namibia runs from 19 - 23 September 2016.

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Press Release: Opening of FABRIC OF LIFE Exhibition

7 - 28 JULY 2016 │ The Village Opera House │ 18 Liliencron Street

Textiles in various colour, shapes and designs are used for daily or ceremonial clothing, as shrouds for the dead or as furnishing fabrics for the interior of residences. In Namibia, as in the rest of Africa, people have used plant fibres, the wool of sheep and the bark of trees; to weave beautiful clothes, bedding, cloths for carrying goods and babies. Many looms have been invented for the diverse weaving styles and various techniques have been developed to create traditional patterns.  

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Recommended Museum

About 14 kilometres west of the Kavango capital Rundu you can find a place unlike any other: The Living Museum of the Mbunza, a traditional school for culture and at the same time a communal business for the local people of the Kavango. With this sustainable project they will be able to preserve their traditional culture and to generate an additional income.