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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[Watch Video] #NHW2020 Hendrik Witbooi Exhibition | National Archives of Namibia


Ms Beauty Matongo, Head of the National Archives introduces a lecture by Mr Werner Hillebrecht about Hendrik Witbooi. Learn more about the man whose face is on our Namibian dollars. Kindly note that the viewing of the original exhibition will only be done when the National Archives of Namibia open to the public again.   

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[Watch Video] #NHW2020 | Zambezi Museum

The Zambezi Region Culture Office organised a clay pot making competition for Namibian Heritage Week. The idea is for the skills to be passed on to the younger generation as part of the region's intangible cultural heritage. Ms Lisho, the Deputy-Director also joined the competitors to create her own pot. The best pots will be displayed in the Zambezi Museum that...

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[Watch Video] #NHW2020 | Museum of Namibian Fashion | Ongodo/Ongondo


MAN would like to use Namibian Heritage Week to introduce you to our plan to develop a Virtual Museum of Namibian Fashion. The museum will feature photographs of historical and contemporary clothing and accessories. We will make the site interactive and welcome comments and contributions that might feature in the museum when it is launched by the end of 2020. We...

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[Watch Video] National Earth Science Museum #NHW2020


A narrated film of the National Earth Science Museum’s exhibition and the collections.  

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[Watch Video] Namibia 1953 | #NHW2020


The theme for Namibian Heritage Week this year is about exploring ways that we can use the internet to provide access to archives, museums and cultural heritage despite our present difficulties. The Museums Association of Namibia would like to introduce a web site that will help people search through a collection of voice recordings and photographs of Namibians dating from...

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Deadline Extended | Logo Competition for the Museum of Namibian Fashion


DEADLINE EXTENDEDWIN: A hamper that includes a two-night stay for two people sharing (sponsored by Gondwana Collection Namibia, a Safari Sweater & Card Holder (sponsored by Kimatheus Couture by Kim) & A Cash Prize of N$ 3,000.00

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[Watch Video] Let's Chat - Namibian Heritage Week 2020


Let's chat! leave a comment below. 

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Namibian Heritage Week Activities 2020


So we know that Namibian Heritage Week is quickly approaching, but what does that mean during the COVID-19 pandemic? It means that the activities will be accessible to even more people than usual, no matter where you are, as they will be streamed on radio, social media platforms, YouTube, websites etc. Below, you will find what's happening near you and how...

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