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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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Information Meeting on the Call for Franco-German Research Projects on the Provenance of Cultural Objects from sub-Saharan Africa

The Centre Marc Bloch organizes a series of information meetings on the first call for projects of the Franco-German Research Fund on the Provenance of Cultural Objects from sub-Saharan Africa.  Please circulate widely!  In 2023, France and Germany decided to create a joint fund dedicated to provenance research on sub-Saharan objects in their public institutions. Museums, cultural, scientific and academic institutions in...

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Space in Time: Mobile Exhibition and Book Launch


  MOBILE EXHIBITION AND BOOK LAUNCH Space in Time: The Lower !Garib / Orange River’s Pasts and Presents ‘n Plek in Tyd: Die !Garib/ Oranjerivier se verlede en hede   KeetmanshoopDate: Saturday the 17th of February 2024Time: 11h00Venue: W.K. ROVER HALL   OranjemundDate: Monday the 19th of February 2024Time: 17h00Venue: Jasper House Museum   KarasburgDate: Monday the 25th of February 2024Time:...

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Call for Applications: Presenting Rock Art Sites Workshop


The International Research Network “Rock Art Heritage Management in Southern Africa” (RAHMSA, is organising a training workshop: Presenting Rock Art (27th November – 3rd December 2024, Musée national de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France) It is now open to applications. Please download the full call here.

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National Consultative Workshop on Cultural Creative Industry Services


National Consultative Workshop on Cultural Creative Industry Services

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Message of Condolences on the Passing of H.E Dr Hage G. Geingob


The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) extends our deepest condolences to the First Lady, Madame Monica Geingos and his children, to the people of Namibia and to all those mourning the loss of a remarkable leader, H.E Dr Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, who passed away on 4th February 2024. His Excellency's legacy as "a distinguished servant...

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MAN Elevates Professional Standards through the 33rd AGM, Conference, and Capacity-Building Workshops


Windhoek, Namibia – 31 January 2024 The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN), in collaboration with the Museum of Namibian Fashion, the Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures Project, and the UNESCO Participation Programme, successfully hosted 37 members (institutional, associate, and individual) during the 33rd MAN AGM, Conference, and Capacity-Building workshops held in Windhoek from Monday 28th of August to Tuesday 05th...

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Call for new fellowship in the Netherlands 'Moving objects'


Announcement of the opening of a new fellowship in the Netherlands, entitled ‘Moving Objects, Mobilising Culture in the Context of (De)colonisation’ The fellowship enables researchers and heritage professionals from former colonized countries to conduct five months of research into 'colonial collections': objects and collections from those countries that arrived in the Netherlands in a context of colonialism. The call for applications...

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Research and funding opportunities in Germany


Dear colleagues: We would like to draw your attention to an event on “Research and funding opportunities in Germany”  that may be of interest to you: *** For French and Spanish see below*** Dear colleagues:  The Network Colonial Contexts would like to cordially invite you to the digital information meeting “Research and funding opportunities in Germany”, which will take place on February 14,...

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