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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Answering a Global Call for Holocaust Education

Ndapewoshali Ashipala at the Museum during the 2017 International Conference on Education and the Holocaust. Ndapewoshali Ashipala at the Museum during the 2017 International Conference on Education and the Holocaust.

In a hyper-connected world where we are inundated with information, how do you ensure Holocaust history is taught and people understand its relevance today? How do you create a bulwark of truth against assaults on Holocaust memory? Solving these questions is one of the driving forces behind the Museum’s global outreach and investment in partnerships with leaders and institutions that can create sustainable impact.

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Fraud Alert !!!

It has come to the attention of the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) that an email has been sent to our members claiming to be from MAN.

Please note that this email is not from MAN and should be reported as spam. Please do not open the link.

As you are aware, a similar issue occurred with the report from the Past Present and Future of Namibia Conference, that was circulated and later published in a local newspaper as an official report from MAN, which it was not.

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Museums as Cultural Hubs

Some of the AGM participants enjoying a tour of the forthcoming National Maritime Museum Some of the AGM participants enjoying a tour of the forthcoming National Maritime Museum

The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) held its 29th Annual General Meeting in !Nami#Nus Constituency in the //Kharas Region on 6th-7th August. The meeting was attended by forty-two representatives of different museums and heritage institutions from all over Namibia who travelled south in a bus provided by the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture. Participants travelled to Lüderitz from as far...

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[CLOSED] Vacancy Announcements: Conservator and Documentalist

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The National Museum of Namibia (in partnership with the Museums Association of Namibia and University of Namibia) are participating in a project funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation entitled Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures. We invite applications for two contract posts of two years (with the possibility of extension):

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[CLOSED] Vacancy Announcement: Curator - Museum of Namibian Fashion

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The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) invites applications for a 1.5-year (18 months) contract (with the possibility of extension) POSITION: Curator, Museum of Namibian Fashion (MNF) SALARY SCALE: N$14,200pm (Gross Salary) BENEFITS:1. 13th Cheque2. Housing Allowance JOB DESCRIPTIONAn entry-level post. The curator will assist with the development of a Museum of Namibian Fashion. The curator will be, initially, based in Windhoek...

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[CLOSED] Call for Applications: MA Scholarships in Material Culture

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The Museums Association of Namibia would like to invite applications for two MA Scholarships in History at the University of Namibia. The project has been funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation. The successful applicants will work with museum artifacts from the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. DURATIONThe scholarships will be for two years as part of the Confronting Colonial...

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Namibian project team launches educational initiative on the Holocaust and genocide

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With the support of UNESCO and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), a team of Namibian educators from the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) has developed an impactful project in support of education about the Holocaust and genocide in Namibia. To kick off the project, the team inaugurated the USHMM traveling exhibition entitled “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race” on 24...

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