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Press Release: CONFRONTING COLONIAL PASTS, ENVISIONING CREATIVE FUTURES

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On 27 May, 23 artefacts from different Namibian communities, in the collection of the Ethnologisches Museum in Berlin will travel to Namibia to be reconnected with their communities of origin, researchers, artists, and the public in Namibia. The project is based on collaborative provenance research conducted with experts from Namibia in Berlin and will pave the way for future returns of...

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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!)https://planetarypatchwork.net/sessions/njabulo-chipangura-ndapewoshali-ndahafa-ashipala-tuuda-haitula

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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: www.namibianfashion.com

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Revitalization of Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village in Tsumeb

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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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[WATCH] Museums Association of Namibia | Visit a Namibian Museum 2021

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The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is an umbrella organisation that represents all Namibian museums. As a representative body it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding and the networking of professionals. The Museums Association of Namibia is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing museums and heritage institutions throughout Namibia. It receives an annual grant from the...

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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...

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Namibian Heritage Week 2021 Media Launch

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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‚Äôs major heritage institutions have joined together as a team to organize Namibian Heritage Week. The Namibian Heritage Week Team cordially invites you to the Namibian Heritage Week 2021 Media Launch. The purpose of the Media Launch is...

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Virtual Launch of the Virtual Museum of Namibian Fashion

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The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Gerda Henkel Foundation, the Berlin Ethnographic Museum (EM), the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, the University of Namibia (UNAM) and the National Museum of Namibia (NMN) hereby invites all Namibians and all citizens of the world to attend the Virtual launch...

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