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General News

DECLARATION OF DAKAR

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Dakar, April 27th, 2023 60 museum directors from 28 African countries participated including Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, but also from 10 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands,...

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Remembering Cassinga Day

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Remembering Cassinga Day 04 May 1978 Cassinga Day is a national Namibian public holiday, remembering the Cassinga Massacre. Observed on the 4th of May annually, the date pays homage to the lives lost in 1978, as a result of the South African Defence Force’s attack on a SWAPO refugee camp at Cassinga, southern Angola.  

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Happy International Workers’ Day!

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The Museums Association of Namibia celebrates all workers and acknowledges the sacrifices and contributions made by each worker towards the development of Namibia. We look forward to continuing to work together with you, to Make Namibian Museums Matter. Happy International Workers’ Day!

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TWO FRAGMENTS OF THE KINGDOM OF ONDONGA’S POWER STONE RETURN TO NAMIBIA

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THE ONDONGA TRADITIONAL AUTHORITYin collaboration with:THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NAMIBIATHE DIRECTORATE OF NATIONAL HERITAGE AND CULTURE PROGRAMMESIN THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, ARTS AND CULTURETHE MUSEUMS ASSOCIATION OF NAMIBIATHE MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION (NAMIBIA)THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINLANDTHE FINNISH EMBASSY IN NAMIBIATHE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF FINLAND PDF Version - TWO FRAGMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF ONDONGA'S POWER STONE RETURN...

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Celebrate World Heritage Day 2023: Preserving the world's most outstanding places

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The International Day for Monuments and Sites also known as World Heritage Day is an international observance held on 18 April each year around the world with different types of activities, including visits to monuments and heritage sites, conferences, round tables and newspaper articles. Click here to see UNESCO's list of the world's most remarkable places is yours to discover!  

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The NBC visits the Onandjokwe Medical Museum

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  In March 2023, the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) visited the Onandjokwe Medical Museum and spoke to Prof. Filemon Amaambo and Mr Kleopas Nghikefelwa about the historical significance of the museum building.   Read more about the Onandjokwe Medical Museum on the MAN website and visit the museum.

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Call for expression of interest for the renewal of the EU/UNESCO Expert Facility on the governance, data collection, and monitoring of culture and creativity

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This week, UNESCO is launching an international call for candidatures for the renewal and expansion of the Expert Facility, both in terms of expertise and equitable geographical representation (experts from Arab States, Africa and Latin-America are still currently underrepresented). The Expert Facility Programme aims at accompanying Member States in the development of CCIs regulatory frameworks and policies, the integration of culture...

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Call for Expression of Interest for Namibian Filmmakers

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You can download the PDF version here.   

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