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General News

Planetary Patchwork Sessions

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Planetary Patchwork A perpetual seminar on artistic practices, heritage, and epistemologies. Join us on Tuesday, March 29 at 6 pm CET /6 pm CAT (Namibian Time) for the next Planetary Patchwork session on museums in #Zimbabwe and #Namibia! With papers by Njabulo Chipangura, Ndapewoshali Ndahafa Ashipala and Tuuda Haitula Abstracts and link to register (free!)

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Happy 32nd Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day 2022 The Museums Association of Namibia wishes you a Happy 32nd Independence Day!

The Museums Association of Namibia wishes you a Happy 32nd Independence Day!   How to Find a Namibian Museum Near You 1. Visit and click on the “Museums” tab. 2. Select the location where you are e.g. “Central” and you will see all of the museums near you. 3. Click on the museum(s) that interest you to see what you can find...

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


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...

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Coming Soon! The Museum of Namibian Fashion!

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Coming Soon to Otjiwarongo, Namibia | May 2022 The Museum of Namibian Fashion! Follow us onFacebook: Museum of Namibian FashionIG: @museumofnamibianfashionWebsite:

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Revitalization of Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village in Tsumeb


Since 2018, Glomdalsmuseet and Tsumeb Municipality have been engaged in a collaboration to revitalize the Cultural Village in Tsumeb, an open-air museum focusing on the cultural diversity of Namibia.    HMK Cultural Village The Cultural Village in Tsumeb is an open-air museum aimed at promoting various Namibian cultures to local residents and tourists.  The full name of the museum is Helvi...

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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...

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Museum Matters 36: The Jeremy Edition


Dear MAN Members, Colleagues, and Friends We are dedicating this issue of Museum Matters (the Bi-annual Newsletter for the Museums Association of Namibia) to celebrating Jeremy’s life, work, and passion. The newsletter is a bumper edition (as we did not publish one in July) and is titled “Museum Matters – The Jeremy Edition”. This issue is being published today, the 22 December 2021, which...

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Call for Applications TheMuseumsLab 2022


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.       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 -...

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