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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Closure of Namibian Museums - COVID-19


In compliance with the announcement made by President Hage Geingob on Saturday 14th March 2020 canceling all public gatherings in response to the COVID-19 virus, all Namibian Museums have been advised to close until further notice. Updates and information on when the museums will reopen will be communicated on the Museums Association of Namibia website and social media pages (Facebook,...

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Stand Together at Tsumeb Cultural Village


The exhibition will be at the Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village in Tsumeb from Friday 21st of February until Saturday the 04th of April 2020. The catalogues will also be available at the cultural village and available for download at Opening Times: Monday – Friday 09h00 - 16h00Saturdays 09h00 - 13h00 Bookings for Guided Tours: +264811482391

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Baxu and the Giants Screening at Swakopmund Museum


On 3 March at 18 o’clock we invite you to a public screening of the new Namibian film “Baxu and the Giants” on rhino poaching followed by a public discussion with the director Florian Schott and Save the Rhino Trust. The entrance is free, donations welcome. All the donations will go to the Save the Rhino Trust Namibia. “Baxu and the...

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Launch Postponed

Kindly be advised that the launch of the Ovaherero and Nama Genocide Mobile Exhibition and Teachers’ Handbook, scheduled for Monday 24th February 2020, has been postponed. We will get back to you with details of the new launch date in due course. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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[CLOSED] Swakopmund: San Cohen Library - Secretary/PA/Bookkeeper

The Sam Cohen Library in Swakopmund is looking for a secretary / PA/ bookkeeper in the Sam Cohen Library. German and English fluency is essential for the position. Further details are attached.   SEKRETARIAT UND BUCHHALTUNGVoraussetzungen:- Gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift- PC Kenntnisse (Microsoft Office & Buchhaltungssoftware)- BuchhaltungskenntnisseAufgabenbereiche (ganztags):- Allgemeine Büro- und Sekretariatsaufgaben- Veranstaltungsorganisation (JHV, Vorträge, usw.)- Dokumentation...

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We Actually Need to Collect Everything

2020.02.11-Dag-Henrichsen2-01 We actually need to collect everything.

Host: Scientific Society Swakopmund/Swakopmund Museum Date: Tuesday, 11th February 2020Time: 18H00Venue: Swakopmund Museum Lecture Hall, Swakopmund, NamibiaAbout: Dr. Dag Henrichsen will present in the Swakopmund Museum Lecture Hall: “You actually need to collect Everything - African artefacts in colonial collections and resistance and restitution demands in Namibia before World War I”. The Silent Auction of books we have several copies of in...

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Stand Together” Mobile Exhibition and Catalogue Launch


The Museums Association of Namibia, in collaboration with the Delegation for the European Union in Namibia, The Namibian San Council, Museum Africa and the National Arts Council of Namibia, hereby cordially invite you to the launch of the “Stand Together” Mobile Exhibition and Catalogue which feature images from the Fourie Collection at Museum Africa about San cultural heritage which will be...

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MANTurns30-Poster-Website #MANTurns30

MAN turns 30 in May 2020! Keep an eye on our website & social media pages to see the exciting activities throughout the year!   Also keep an eye out for exciting 30th Birthday gear which will be available for sale, soon.  

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