MUSEUMS ASSOCIATION OF NAMIBIA
Making Namibian Museums Matter!
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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.

About MAN

 

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Fraudulent Email Warning | Be Alert!

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Dear MAN Members There has been a recent increase in serious e-mail fraud and specific spam e-mails that have been crafted in such a way that they bypass normal spam filtering techniques.  We have received an email, which is fraudulent. At first glance, it appears like a legitimate email as it includes our website and a fake email address that ends like...

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Namibian Heritage Week 2022 (Information Guide)

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WHAT IS HERITAGE? Heritage is the word we use to describe the things that we feel are important to preserve and protect.  It can be the objects, places and traditions that one generation wants to pass on to the next. WHAT IS NAMIBIAN HERITAGE WEEK AND ITS HISTORY? Namibian Heritage Week originated with an idea of the National Museum of Namibia...

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Cynthia Schimming - Our Designer: Gone But Never Forgotten

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Call for applications: Workshop on developing international partnerships and projects

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The International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) have joined forces to develop a training workshop aimed at empowering museums to develop international partnerships and projects. The programme, supported by ICOM US, is aimed at African and US museum professionals, who are eligible according to the criteria below. The workshop will...

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9th Namibia Research Day in Basel (Switzerland) and Windhoek (Namibia)

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We invite students and scholars working in and on Namibia to participate in the 9th Namibia Research Day. The Namibia Research Day brings together graduate students and scholars of all levels and from all disciplines to share their research, experiences and expectations. It offers the possibility to discuss ongoing or recently completed research on Namibia in an interdisciplinary context. The Day...

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LAUNCH OF THE MUSEUM OF NAMIBIAN FASHION

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Together with our project partners, the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN), the Gerda Henkel Foundation, and the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture (MoEAC) would like to invite all Namibians and all citizens of the world, to attend the virtual launch of the Museum of Namibian Fashion on 01 June 2022.   The physical Museum of Namibian Fashion in Otjiwarongo, Namibia...

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Press Release: CONFRONTING COLONIAL PASTS, ENVISIONING CREATIVE FUTURES

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On 27 May, 23 artefacts from different Namibian communities, in the collection of the Ethnologisches Museum in Berlin will travel to Namibia to be reconnected with their communities of origin, researchers, artists, and the public in Namibia. The project is based on collaborative provenance research conducted with experts from Namibia in Berlin and will pave the way for future returns of...

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Happy International Workers’ Day!

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Museums are one of the most important institutions and resource centres available to the public. They preserve, share, and bring together some of the most important exhibits, objects, and artifacts known to human history. They not only aim to educate but to enrich and further a functional democracy. Museums and galleries also generate vast socio-economic benefits through areas such as job...

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