Facebook

Slide background
Slide background
Slide background
Slide background
Slide background
Slide background
Slide background
Slide background
Slide background
Slide background

Villa Albertine - 2024 Season Call for Africa–US Residencies

VA_logo_blue

Each year, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, Villa Albertine welcomes five thinkers, creators, or culture professionals from the African continent to complete a residency in the US. The five laureates, selected out of the current call for applications, will get the opportunity to complete a two-month exploratory residency in a US city in 2024. This residency program aims to promote unique creative voices and practices from Africa with the potential to shed light on major contemporary issues, as well as open up new perspectives in the US and France. Deadline for applications: 11:59 p.m. (Paris time) on March 10, 2023...

Continue reading
  86 Hits

Archive Interns Wanted!

Archiving-Interns-Wanted-202_20230131-114544_1

ARCHIVE INTERNS WANTED FULL CALL (PDF) The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing museums and heritage institutions throughout Namibia. As a representative body, it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding, and the networking of professionals. MAN invites qualified individuals to apply for the following internship positions. POSITION: Archive Intern (Windhoek) x3 DURATION: 01 March 2023 – 30 June 2023 (4 months) PROJECT: Salvaging the Archives of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia (ELCRN) Archives Phase 2 REPORTING DIRECTLY TO: Project Officers and the Museum Development Officer INTERNSHIP...

Continue reading
  525 Hits

Doctoral Scholarships: Linden-Museum Stuttgart and the University of Tübingen

Screenshot-2023-01-30-at-10.48.54-AM-2

Doctoral Scholarships (m/f/d) Application deadline: 30.3.2023 Duration: 10/2023 - 9/2026 Scholarship for doctoral studies in the research field Museum and Collections linked to the disciplines of Social and Cultural Anthropology/ Historical and Cultural Anthropology, and History in the PhD Programme: “A Doctorate in the Museum - the Local and Global Dimensions of Objects in Anthropological Museums in Baden- Württemberg Today”, (DIMA) funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts Baden-Württemberg, the Linden-Museum Stuttgart and the University of Tübingen. The University of Tübingen will be awarding three doctoral scholarships in cooperation with the Linden-Museum Stuttgart to study the challenges of the...

Continue reading
  207 Hits

Curatorial Research Fellowship - Linden-Museum Stuttgart

logo

Linden-Museum Stuttgart is offering a two-year fellowship for African curators or scholars from September 1, 2023.The fellowship program, funded by the German Gerda Henkel Foundation, aims at supporting four German museums holding African collections – in Leipzig/Dresden/Herrnhut (Saxony), Hamburg, Cologne, and Stuttgart – in their engagement to decolonize their museum practice and to foster a new ethics of collaboration with the African continent. It offers four promising African candidates based on the continent an opportunity to pursue their own exhibition, educational or research project and to obtain a deep insight into a German museum, while at the same time building on...

Continue reading
  367 Hits

CCP, ECF Advisory Board Applications

Untitled-1

The current Advisory Board/Committee for the Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures (and by extension, all the sub-projects such as the Museum of Namibian Fashion etc.) was developed organically during the first phase of the project through the engagement with different stakeholders for different components of the project. Therefore, while planning for the second phase of the project and beyond, during a meeting held by the current Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures Project Advisory Board on 05 October 2022, it was resolved that to formalize the Advisory Board, the Terms of Reference (ToR) would be developed. It was further resolved...

Continue reading
  147 Hits

Obliterate: Call for Abstracts

Untitled-1

Download here: Obliterate Call for Abstracts   Obliterate  Call for Abstracts  “it is about time that we questioned the fundamental basis of the situation and ‘killed’ - I repeat, killed – the Western model of the museum in Africa in order for new methods for the conservation and promotion of our heritage to flourish.”  (Alpha Oumar Konaré, former president of ICOM)  Between academics, cultural practitioners, and museum professionals there has for a long time been a consensus that ‘the museum’, as an inherited colonial institution, built on the spoils of Empires and Western philosophy and systems of knowledge, is an outdated structure for...

Continue reading
  173 Hits

Call for Applications: Curatorial Research Fellowship

unnamed

For Download: Information Booklet MARKK Curatorial Research Fellowship Application Deadline: January 22, 2023     Call for Applications:  Curatorial Research Fellowship  Gerda Henkel Fellowship-Programme „4 Museums – 4 Opportunities“  The Museum am Rothenbaum- World Cultures and Arts (MARKK) in Hamburg, Germany is offering a two-year fellowship for African curators or scholars  from April 2023  The fellowship programme, funded by the German Gerda Henkel Foundation, aims at supporting four German museums holding African collections– in Leipzig/Dresden/Herrnhut (Saxony), Hamburg, Cologne, and Stuttgart – in their engagement to decolonize their museum practice and to foster a new ethics of collaboration with the African continent. It offers...

Continue reading
  242 Hits

UNESCO-Aschberg call for projects/Nouvel appel à projets UNESCO-Aschberg

unesco-united-nations-educational-scientific-and-cultural-organization-vector-logo-2022

Dear Colleagues, It is our pleasure to announce that the second call for projects of the UNESCO-Aschberg programme for artists and cultural professionals has just been launched. The call is open to governments and public institutions of UNESCO Member States, as well as to civil society organizations, to support initiatives aimed at protecting and promoting artistic freedom, including the status of the artist in the broad sense, that is to say the following rights: to have artistic work supported, distributed, and remuneratedfreedom of movement for artists and their workartists’ freedom of associationthe protection of the social and economic rights of artiststo participate in cultural lifeto...

Continue reading
  236 Hits

CALL FOR PAPERS - MUSEUM LEADERSHIP

image003

CALL FOR PAPERS  The Future Museum.  Framing the Skills and Mindsets of the Visionary Leader  ­ ICOM-INTERCOM, the International Council of Museums Committee for museum management, is preparing for a conference in Qatar on the theme of visionary museum leadership and mindset for an empowering future. The conference, hosted by ICOM Qatar and organized by ICOM-INTERCOM in partnership with Qatar Museums, and in collaboration with CIMAM, ICOM SEE and ICOM Croatia, will take place on May 6 – 8 2023 in Doha, Qatar. The conference will be organised as physical (in presence) event, but the opportunity to present online will be offered.  ICOM and non ICOM members are invited to submit an abstract of an original academic and professional...

Continue reading
  207 Hits

[CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - SCHOLARSHIPS!] Post Graduate Diploma in Heritage Conservation and Management

UNAM-Scholarships-20232

The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing museums and heritage institutions throughout Namibia. As a representative body, it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding, and the networking of professionals. MAN (in partnership with the National Museum of Namibia (NMN) and University of Namibia (UNAM)) are participating in a project funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation titled Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures - Phase 2. MAN invites qualified individuals to apply for the following scholarship opportunities. DURATION The scholarships will be for one year (2023 only) as part of the...

Continue reading
  1785 Hits

[Call for Applications] World Heritage Futures Lab hunts for talent to promote Southern and Eastern Africa’s rich heritage

Screenshot-2022-10-21-at-9.12.59-AM

We are pleased to share with you, the call for entries to the “World Heritage Futures Lab: Southern and Eastern Africa edition” that UNESCO has launched.  Important Links News item on the call for entries: https://en.unesco.org/news/world-heritage-futures-lab-hunts-talent-promote-southern-and-eastern-africas-rich-heritage   Video on the call: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw30VwHfh3Y&t=13s Call for entries (on Electric South’s website): //medium.com/@electric_south/call-for-entry-world-heritage-futures-lab-southern-eastern-africa-edition-d3e94d7e55f5">https://medium.com/@electric_south/call-for-entry-world-heritage-futures-lab-southern-eastern-africa-edition-d3e94d7e55f5 Application form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdxFk0ddLnJNZEPJmmCNnWK_22NOQSmLyun17x_d3ImldCeKw/viewform

  327 Hits

[Call for Submissions] Museum of Namibian Fashion - Online Shop

30-November-2022-advert-01-01

Are you a…Fashion designer, Garment technologist, Textile designer, Fashion illustrator, Pattern cutter/grader, Stylist, Personal stylist/personal shopper, Fashion buyer, Fashion merchandiser, Visual merchandiser, Fashion writer, Fashion photographer/filmmaker, Fashion blogger/vlogger, Trend forecaster, Boutique owner, Costume designer, Retail manager, Fashion Teacher/lecturer, Jeweller, Accessory Designer? The Museum of Namibian Fashion is providing a FREE online marketing platform for Namibian Fashion Industry professionals. The museum's virtual store will provide interested Namibian Fashion Industry professionals with the opportunity to advertise and sell their merchandise. Namibian Fashion Industry professionals will be able to set up their own shop in the Museum of Namibian Fashion Multivendor shop! Designers with...

Continue reading
  531 Hits

[Scholarships] The Museum Lab: May - November 2023

museumslab_avatar Photo Credit: The Museum Lab Website

TheMuseumsLab is a platform for joint learning, exchange and continuing education on the future of museums in both Africa and Europe. The programme started in 2021 has the aim to establish close and lasting networks between future shapers of museum concepts on both sides. The project was developed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin and the Master‘s Programme in Museum Management and Communication at the University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Berlin, in close cooperation with the African consultancy group The Advisors. Several African and European museums as well as cultural institutions are partners with the programme....

Continue reading
  532 Hits

WE ARE HIRING - CONSERVATOR

Conservator-20222

The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing museums and heritage institutions throughout Namibia. As a representative body, it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding and the networking of professionals. MAN (in partnership with the National Museum of Namibia (NMN) and University of Namibia (UNAM)) are participating in a project funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation titled Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures - Phase 2. MAN invites qualified individuals to apply for the following position. PROJECT: Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures Phase 2 DUTY STATION: National Museum of Namibia,...

Continue reading
  955 Hits

[CLOSED] RESEARCH INTERNS WANTED!

Research-Interns-Wanted-20222

The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing museums and heritage institutions throughout Namibia. As a representative body, it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding and the networking of professionals. MAN invites qualified individuals to apply for the following internship position. POSITION: Research Intern (Windhoek) x2DURATION: 01 October 2022 – 30 September 2023 (12 months)PROJECT: Confronting Colonial Pasts, Envisioning Creative Futures Phase 2REPORTING DIRECTLY TO: Museum Development OfficerINTERNSHIP FEE: N$6,000.00 per month ABOUT THE POSITION Your duties will include conducting research, compiling data, implementing ideas, coordinating different aspects of the project,...

Continue reading
  1149 Hits

Scholarship Opportunity: Executive Leadership Program in Heritage Management

HERITGE-LOGO_smMoodl

HERITΛGE (The Heritage Management Organization) employs a rolling admissions policy. Since applications are considered as long as space is available, HERITΛGE strongly encourages candidates to submit an early application. The application for consideration in the upcoming Executive Leadership workshop consists of these two parts: this application form and short personal statementyour curriculum vitae and  a letter of reference To apply for the scholarship, follow this link https://heritagemanagement.jotform.com/220465196913358  You will be reached by e-mail with a confirmation of receipt.After submission of the application please proceed by submitting your curriculum vitae, and reference letter (which may come in separately by your referee at their earliest convenience.  Please keep in mind...

Continue reading
  494 Hits

Call for applications: Workshop on developing international partnerships and projects

ICOM-logo

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) have joined forces to develop a training workshop aimed at empowering museums to develop international partnerships and projects. The programme, supported by ICOM US, is aimed at African and US museum professionals, who are eligible according to the criteria below. The workshop will take place in Washington, D.C., USA, from 3 to 7 October 2022. The goal of the programme is to promote the exchange of experiences and methodologies that facilitate intercultural dialogue, the identification of allies and resources, and the development of...

Continue reading
  742 Hits

9th Namibia Research Day in Basel (Switzerland) and Windhoek (Namibia)

ResearchKey

We invite students and scholars working in and on Namibia to participate in the 9th Namibia Research Day. The Namibia Research Day brings together graduate students and scholars of all levels and from all disciplines to share their research, experiences and expectations. It offers the possibility to discuss ongoing or recently completed research on Namibia in an interdisciplinary context. The Day also offers the possibility for common reflections on a variety of (practical) issues with which researchers in Namibia are faced with, such as archival and institutional possibilities and challenges or questions regarding academic cooperation. The Day takes place in a...

Continue reading
  1279 Hits

Exchange Program: "Tandem - Take each other's perspectives"!

kulturweit_TANDEM_SOCIAL_ENG_quer_03

We are happy to share with you the start of applications for the exchange program "Tandem - Take each other's perspectives"! From March 1, 2022, we will be accepting applications for the German UNESCO Commission’s new programme for voluntary service kulturweit. The tandem-programme invites people from African countries and Germany to take a critical look at racism, the history of colonialism and the post-colonial present. The participants develop and implement projects in culture, education and sustainability in Germany. All information about the six-month exchange programme you’ll find here: https://www.kulturweit.de/en/tandem The first round run from September 2022 - February 2023 and is aimed at participants from...

Continue reading
  741 Hits

WE ARE HIRING - DIRECTOR

WEB-WE-ARE-HIRING-DIRECTOR-20222

The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing museums and heritage institutions throughout Namibia. As a representative body it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding and the networking of professionals. MAN invites qualified individuals to apply for the following position. POSITION: Director (Permanent - Windhoek)        REPORTING DIRECTLY TO: Executive Committee ANNUAL REMUNERATION (TOTAL COST TO COMPANY): N$510,996.96 - N$544,196.00 BENEFITS: Medical Aid - 50% Company contribution and 13th Cheque (Included in Annual Remuneration) MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES The overall management and oversights of the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN), operations and resources of the MAN.The Execution of...

Continue reading
  1232 Hits

Call for Applications TheMuseumsLab 2022

1

Please find below, the links to the application information for TheMuseumsLab 2022, a pioneering knowledge-exchange programme for museum professionals based in Africa and Europe.       https://themuseumslab.org/www.daad.de/mlab       This fellowship for prospective leaders, that brings museum professionals to Berlin and Cape Town, is divided into six distinct phases:               PHASE I - online seminar (May 2022)        PHASE II - seminar in Berlin (June 2022)         PHASE III - placement at a museum in Europe (June - July 2022)        PHASE IV - closing workshop and farewell in Berlin (July 2022)        PHASE V - seminar in Cape Town (September 2022)        PHASE VI - project work and presentation in Cape Town...

Continue reading
  1646 Hits

Zambezi Museum Bird Drawing Competition

Small-Zambezi-Bird-Competition-Poster-01

Are you a learner at a secondary school in the Zambezi Region? If so, you can enter an exciting competition that involves art, fauna, and culture. We would like you to make a neat colour drawing of a bird on A4 paper.  The bird should be one that you have seen in the area of the Zambezi Region.  You should put the name given to the bird in a local language (and English) and your name on the back of the paper and also complete the form which has been distributed to every secondary school in the region.   Each learner...

Continue reading
  766 Hits

NHW Grants 2021

2021-General-Poster-Social-Media

About Namibian Heritage Week Please see detailed information about Namibian Heritage Week 2021 here NHW 2021 Full Information Pack   NHW Grant Application Form Please find here, the NHW 2021 Grant Application Form, the NHW 2021 Grant Application form. * To avoid your application being disqualified, please read the grant application guidelines and conditions carefully and please complete the form in full.   Is your museum/organisation eligible for a Namibian Heritage Week Grant from MAN? Applicants must be fully paid up Institutional or Associate members of the Museums Association of Namibia for the calendar year for which the application is made. Please note that grants are...

Continue reading
  1615 Hits

[CLOSED]: Vacancy: MUSEUM ASSISTANT - Windhoek City Museum

Closing Date 2021/03/26Reference NumberWIN201209-2Job TitleMUSEUM ASSISTANTDepartmentECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNITY SERVICESJob Type ClassificationPermanentLocation - Town / CityWindhoekLocation - CountryNamibiaJob DescriptionThe position is responsible to assist in the acquisition, storage and presentation of a collection of artifacts, in order to inform, educate and entertain the public on the history of the city of Windhoek.Key Performance AreasAssist in the development of exhibitions. Assist in curation. Assist in museum education program development & guidance. Administration.Skills, Experience & Education QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: Diploma in Social Science / History / Tourisms / Education. REQUIRED SPECIALISATION: History & Tourism. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: A minimum period of four (4) years job...

Continue reading
  1889 Hits

Call For Recommendations - Storytellers for the NTN

The National Theatre of Namibia (NTN) in partnership with National Arts Council of Namibia are undertaking funded by their Covid-19 Relief Fund, which will be comprised of two events for indigenous storytelling with public engagement. The project is seeking one Storyteller from Omaheke and one Storyteller from the Zambezi region, who are skilled Storytellers, Praise Poets and/or Storytellers that work with indigenous music.    For each region the following languages are the priority; Omaheke Region: Setswana Otjiherero  Zambezi Region: SubiyaSilozi   The selected storytellers will be remunerated with an honorarium fee for their work once agreeing to this project. Additionally, if the selected Storyteller does not live in the vicinity of Windhoek, they will be provided with accommodation, transport and other related matters for them...

Continue reading
  1208 Hits

Mudwaro: The Roots of Namibian Fashion Workshop

MNF-CALL-OUT

Mudwaro is the Rukwangali word for clothing. The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) hereby invites Namibian fashion designers, seamstresses and tailors making clothes and accessories to apply to participate in a workshop. The workshop will give individuals working in the industry the opportunity to interact with historical artifacts. The aim of the workshop is to inspire young Namibian creatives to draw on our cultural roots to develop products that can be worn that will have a uniquely Namibian identity. The workshop is part of the Museum of Namibian Fashion project which is funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation and will take...

Continue reading
  1890 Hits

Call for Applications: Instructors for MOOC on Living Heritage [UNESCO]

u-logo2x

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Dear facilitators and colleagues, The UNESCO Living Heritage Entity has launched a call for applications for INSTRUCTORS FOR A MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE (MOOC) ON LIVING HERITAGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. For more information, please see https://careers.unesco.org/job/Paris-Instructors-for-a-Massive-Open-Online-Course-%28MOOC%29-on-Living-Heritage-and-Sustainable-Development/520268602/ You will see that the call is posted through a new platform called Success Factor. Please note that from now on all calls will be announced through this new platform. If you are not familiar with it, consider it will take some time to fill your information for the first time. Should you have any question, please feel free to contact Susanne...

Continue reading
  1512 Hits

Namibian Heritage Week 2020 Grants

Facebook-Header

1. What is Namibian Heritage Week?Heritage Week is an opportunity for Namibians to showcase our heritage. The week encourages all Namibians to celebrate and commit themselves to protect our wonderful natural and cultural resources. Namibia’s major heritage institutions have joined together as a team to organize Namibian Heritage Week. As an umbrella organisation for museums country wide, the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) facilitates regional activities through its members during this week.This year, the theme for Heritage Week is “Ombazu Ndjiritutumuna” which means “Building Cultural Resilience - The New Normal” in Otjiherero. The Heritage Week Team decided that each year the...

Continue reading
  2371 Hits

Goethe Institut: MuseumFutures – Africa Call for Expressions of Interest

goetheinstitutkanada

GOETHE INSTITUT MuseumFutures – AfricaCall for Expressions of Interest The MuseumFutures-project is a pan-African project for the conceptual development of museums on the African continent supported by the Goethe-Institut and developed collaboratively with a team of practitioners from the art and museum fields. It aims at enabling museum-driven processes of innovation, change, or adaptation. The central tenet is for museums to drive their own change, through facilitated peer-to-peer learning between African Museums. The main aim of the project is to enable museums to address their own challenges or embark on new strategies, this might include; restructuring their work, developing new concepts...

Continue reading
  2308 Hits

Recommended Museum

The Ovahimba Living Museum is a place where you can interactively experience the traditional culture of the Ovahimba. The Museum acts as a traditional school for guests and for the children of the own community alike and at the same time it is an income generating institution.

Join MAN

Read about our membership and join the Museums Association of Namibia.

Join MAN

Web development by Treasure Hunt Design Namibia