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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World Music Day 2023

World Music Day 2023

Let's celebrate World Music Day on Saturday 17 June simultaneously in 4 Namibian towns! 📍 Katima Mulilo📍 Otjiwarongo 📍 Rundu📍 Windhoek Free entry!🆓🆓

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The (In)Audible Past Workshop at the Museum of Namibian Music

The (In)Audible Past at the Museum of Music The (In)Audible Past at the Museum of Music

The (In)Audible Past is an interdisciplinary and international research project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the National Research Foundation of South Africa. It is housed at the University of Basel (Switzerland) and Fort Hare University (South Africa) in association with the University of Namibia, the Museums Association of Namibia, the International Library of African Music (ILAM, South Africa) and Basler...

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Celebrating Africa Day 2023


Celebrating Africa Day 2023

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  You can download the PDF version of this call here.  You can read more about the Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creates Futures Project here.   

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Rainbow Youth Development Foundation - Indigenous Games Day 2023


The Rainbow Youth Development Foundation is an NGO dedicated to promoting Namibia’s cultural heritage and creating opportunities for youth across the country.  Indigenous Games Day 2023  Indigenous games offer a unique and fun way for learners to engage with the exhibits of the museum. Through playing these games, which are related to the culture and history of the museum, learners are...

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Dakar, April 27th, 2023 60 museum directors from 28 African countries participated including Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, but also from 10 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands,...

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Remembering Cassinga Day


Remembering Cassinga Day 04 May 1978 Cassinga Day is a national Namibian public holiday, remembering the Cassinga Massacre. Observed on the 4th of May annually, the date pays homage to the lives lost in 1978, as a result of the South African Defence Force’s attack on a SWAPO refugee camp at Cassinga, southern Angola.  

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Happy International Workers’ Day!


The Museums Association of Namibia celebrates all workers and acknowledges the sacrifices and contributions made by each worker towards the development of Namibia. We look forward to continuing to work together with you, to Make Namibian Museums Matter. Happy International Workers’ Day!

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