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General News

Season’s Greetings | We’re Changing Our Email Addresses!


Season’s Greetings

Please note that we will be closed for the festive season as from Friday 18th December 2020 and we will reopen for the new year on Monday 04th January 2021. We wish you and your loved ones a safe and happy festive season and we look forward to working with you towards Making Museums Matter in the new year.


We’re Changing Our Email Addresses!

Please note that effective 04th January 2021, the Museums Association of Namibia will be changing our email addresses to make us more accessible to our members. Please take note of the following primary email addresses;

General Information and Queries:
Operations Manager:
Museum Development Officer:

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Mudwaro: The Roots of Namibian Fashion Workshop


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...

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ONLINE BOOK LAUNCH | Women and Photography in Africa: Creative Practices and Feminist Challenges


Women and Photography in Africa: Creative Practices and Feminist Challenges Wednesday 25/11/2020 18:15-20:00 (CET) With the editorsDarren Newbury, Lorena Rizzo and Kylie Thomas And the authorsDora Carpenter-LatiriRachel A. A. EngmannMarietta KestingTessa LewinNomusa MakhubuBiddy PartridgeLorena RizzoTina SmithJessica R. Williams Introduced byVanessa Ansa, Hundred Heroines UK If you wish to register for the book launch please send an email  

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Namibian Heritage Week 2020 | NBC Documentary


Watch this documentary which was filmed by the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) for Namibian Heritage Week 2020 and discusses the importance of heritage and culture in relation to tourism, sustainability, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sector. The documentary features professionals in the sector from the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN), the National Museum of Namibia, The Namibia...

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


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 You will see that the call is posted through a new platform called Success Factor. Please note that from now on all...

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[Watch Video] NHW2020 | Museum of Namibian Fashion | Ekori

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MAN would like to use Namibian Heritage Week to introduce you to our plan to develop a Virtual Museum of Namibian Fashion. The museum will feature photographs of historical and contemporary clothing and accessories. We will make the site interactive and welcome comments and contributions that might feature in the museum when it is launched by the end of 2020. We...

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[Watch Video] #NHW2020 Hendrik Witbooi Exhibition | National Archives of Namibia


Ms Beauty Matongo, Head of the National Archives introduces a lecture by Mr Werner Hillebrecht about Hendrik Witbooi. Learn more about the man whose face is on our Namibian dollars. Kindly note that the viewing of the original exhibition will only be done when the National Archives of Namibia open to the public again.   

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[Watch Video] #NHW2020 | Zambezi Museum

The Zambezi Region Culture Office organised a clay pot making competition for Namibian Heritage Week. The idea is for the skills to be passed on to the younger generation as part of the region's intangible cultural heritage. Ms Lisho, the Deputy-Director also joined the competitors to create her own pot. The best pots will be displayed in the Zambezi Museum that...

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