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

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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...

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WE ARE HIRING - DIRECTOR

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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...

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Call for Applications TheMuseumsLab 2022

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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...

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Zambezi Museum Bird Drawing Competition

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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...

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NHW Grants 2021

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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...

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[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...

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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...

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Mudwaro: The Roots of Namibian Fashion Workshop

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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...

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

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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...

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Namibian Heritage Week 2020 Grants

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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...

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Goethe Institut: MuseumFutures – Africa Call for Expressions of Interest

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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...

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