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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International Women's Day 2024


Wishing a joyful International Women's Day to all our esteemed museum professionals whose dedicated efforts significantly contribute to the socio-economic, educational, and cultural advancement of our nation.

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Onandjokwe Medical Museum | 22 March 2024 Events


You are cordially invited to join the Onandjokwe Medical Museum they celebrate three significant occasions: The Commemoration of Dr. Selma Rainio's Birthday, The Celebration of 11 Years of Onandjokwe Medical Museum & Remembering and Honouring the Onandjokwe Pioneers in Medical Mission Work (1950s to 1980s). Date: Friday, 22 March 2024 Venue: Onandjokwe Medical Museum Time: 08:30 am Your presence will greatly...

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Call for Papers: Sensitive, problematic, contested? Challenges and opportunities in dealing with cultural heritage in museums

Call for Papers

Call for Papers Sensitive, problematic, contested? Challenges and opportunities in dealing with cultural heritage in museums International Conference, Wednesday–Friday, 20–22 November 2024 A collaboration between Kunsthaus Zurich, the Swiss National Museum and Museum Rietberg   Please download the full call here.

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Save the Date: MAN AGM and Conference 2024 [Wednesday 28th - Friday 30th August 2024]


Dear MAN Members We are happy to share that our 34th Annual General Meeting and Conference for MAN members will take place from Wednesday 28th until Friday 30th of August 2024! Please save the dates in your calendars. The theme, venue, programme, registration forms and logistical arrangements will be shared with MAN members in due course.

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Research programme for visiting the University of Turku (Finland)


The Coimbra Group Universities have been providing, since 2008, young researchers from universities in Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to spend a short period (generally 1 to 3 months) at a Coimbra Group University to carry out part of their research there. The online application is now open until  5 April 2024 at midnight (Brussels time) on the Coimbra Group website. The University...

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International Mother Language Day


International Mother Language DayOshikoto Regional Council  - Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture

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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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