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Namibian Heritage Week 2020 Grants


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...

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Building a Dream: Making a Museum of Namibian Fashion


Museums are the custodians of our cultural heritage. The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) believes that one of the important reasons why we should preserve artifacts is because their meaning and design can inspire young Namibians working in the creative industries. It was for this reason that MAN recently held a stakeholders’ workshop to discuss the concept of establishing a `Museum...

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Logo Design Competition - Museum of Namibian Fashion


Can you design a vibrant, unique logo which reflects Namibia’s rich fashion heritage? Win a two-night stay for two people sharing (sponsored by Gondwana Collection Namibia) and a Safari Sweater & Card Holder (sponsored by Couture by Kim).*Terms and condition apply To enter:Submit a high-resolution design with a watermark in jpeg format via email to The top five short-listed designs...

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Stand Together at Tsumeb Cultural Village


The exhibition will be at the Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village in Tsumeb from Friday 21st of February until Saturday the 04th of April 2020. The catalogues will also be available at the cultural village and available for download at Opening Times: Monday – Friday 09h00 - 16h00Saturdays 09h00 - 13h00 Bookings for Guided Tours: +264811482391

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Stand Together” Mobile Exhibition and Catalogue Launch


The Museums Association of Namibia, in collaboration with the Delegation for the European Union in Namibia, The Namibian San Council, Museum Africa and the National Arts Council of Namibia, hereby cordially invite you to the launch of the “Stand Together” Mobile Exhibition and Catalogue which feature images from the Fourie Collection at Museum Africa about San cultural heritage which will be...

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Namibian project team launches educational initiative on the Holocaust and genocide

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With the support of UNESCO and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), a team of Namibian educators from the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) has developed an impactful project in support of education about the Holocaust and genocide in Namibia. To kick off the project, the team inaugurated the USHMM traveling exhibition entitled “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race” on 24...

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