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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Revitalization of Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village in Tsumeb

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Since 2018, Glomdalsmuseet and Tsumeb Municipality have been engaged in a collaboration to revitalize the Cultural Village in Tsumeb, an open-air museum focusing on the cultural diversity of Namibia.    HMK Cultural Village The Cultural Village in Tsumeb is an open-air museum aimed at promoting various Namibian cultures to local residents and tourists.  The full name of the museum is Helvi...

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WE ARE HIRING - DIRECTOR

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The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing museums and heritage institutions throughout Namibia. As a representative body it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding and the networking of professionals. MAN invites qualified individuals to apply for the following position. POSITION: Director (Permanent - Windhoek)        REPORTING DIRECTLY TO: Executive Committee ANNUAL REMUNERATION (TOTAL...

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Museum Matters 36: The Jeremy Edition

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Dear MAN Members, Colleagues, and Friends We are dedicating this issue of Museum Matters (the Bi-annual Newsletter for the Museums Association of Namibia) to celebrating Jeremy’s life, work, and passion. The newsletter is a bumper edition (as we did not publish one in July) and is titled “Museum Matters – The Jeremy Edition”. This issue is being published today, the 22 December 2021, which...

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Call for Applications TheMuseumsLab 2022

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Please find below, the links to the application information for TheMuseumsLab 2022, a pioneering knowledge-exchange programme for museum professionals based in Africa and Europe.       https://themuseumslab.org/www.daad.de/mlab       This fellowship for prospective leaders, that brings museum professionals to Berlin and Cape Town, is divided into six distinct phases:               PHASE I - online seminar (May 2022)        PHASE II - seminar in Berlin (June 2022)         PHASE III -...

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[WATCH] Museums Association of Namibia | Visit a Namibian Museum 2021

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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. The Museums Association of Namibia is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing museums and heritage institutions throughout Namibia. It receives an annual grant from the...

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World Day for Audio-visual Heritage - 27 October

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Audio-visual archives tell us stories about people’s lives and cultures from all over the world. They represent a priceless heritage which is an affirmation of our collective memory and a valuable source of knowledge since they reflect the cultural, social and linguistic diversity of our communities. They help us grow and comprehend the world we all share. Conserving this heritage and...

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Zambezi Museum Bird Drawing Competition

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Are you a learner at a secondary school in the Zambezi Region? If so, you can enter an exciting competition that involves art, fauna, and culture. We would like you to make a neat colour drawing of a bird on A4 paper.  The bird should be one that you have seen in the area of the Zambezi Region.  You should put...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: MUSEUM MATTERS 36 – THE JEREMY EDITION

Background It was with our deepest sorrow that we announced the death of Dr Jeremy Gale Silvester, much loved and respected Director of the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN), historian, freedom fighter, revolutionary and mentor who passed away on 05 July 2021. Jeremy was passionate about his work in Namibia and his contribution to Namibian History, Museums, and the Heritage, Arts, and Culture sector will be...

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