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Call for Applications| Namibian Heritage Week Grants 2024

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We are happy to announce the call for applications for Namibian Heritage Week 2024 grants, generously powered by the National Arts Council of Namibia. This funding opportunity is exclusively available to institutional members of MAN.   The theme for Namibian Heritage Week this year is “Kultuur is Gemeenskap, Germeenskap is Kultuur” in Afrikaans which translates to “Culture is Community, Community is Culture” in English, 16–...

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PRESS RELEASE: International Jazz Day Namibia 2024

                                 PRESS RELEASE International Jazz Day Namibia 2024 Jazz: for peace, dialogue, mutual understanding and freedom of expression   The world has celebrated International Jazz Day on 30 April annually, following its proclamation by the UNESCO General Conference of Member States in November 2011. The Day...

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LAUNCH OF THE PUBLICATION TITLED "LOCATING NAMIBIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE IN MUSEUMS AND UNIVERSITIES IN GERMAN-SPEAKING COUNTRIES. A FINDING AID FOR PROVENANCE RESEARCH"

  Invitation to the official launch of a publication titled "Locating Namibian Cultural Heritage in Museums and Universities in German-Speaking Countries. A Finding Aid for Provenance Research" What kind of cultural heritage produced in Namibia can be found in German, Austrian and Swiss museums? And how did it get there? – These are two of the main questions behind the publication...

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NAMIBIAN MUSEUMS COLLABORATE TO CREATE SAFE SPACES

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By announcing the opening of this exhibition, the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) and the National Museum of Namibia (NMN), are showcasing their collaborative efforts to create a safe space for the Namibian artist and researches their perspectives based on engagement with archival communal knowledge. Together with the Museums Association of Namibia (MAN), the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation (SPK), the...

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Happy 34th Independence Day Namibia

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From the entire MAN team,Happy 34th Independence Day, Namibia! 🇳🇦  

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TRANSMAT | IN2PAST 2025 Conference

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DECOLONIZING MUSEUMS AND COLONIAL COLLECTIONS Towards a Transdisciplinary Agenda and Methods TRANSMAT | IN2PAST 2025 ConferenceCONFERENCE | 12 TO 14 MARCH 2025 Set to take place from March 12 to 14, 2025, in Portugal (the city is yet to be confirmed),  this international conference is a collaborative effort between colleagues from Institute of Contemporary History, NOVA University, and Évora University (Portugal),...

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Invitation: We Want Them Back App launch on 21 March 2024

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* This invitation has been posted to the MAN website as received. "In Germany, more than 17,000 ancestral remains from all over the world are kept in so-called collections in museums and universities. Information about these ancestors is difficult to find, especially for civil society members and descendants who want to bring their ancestors home.  In an attempt to get an...

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Space in Time: The Lower !Garib/Orange River’s Pasts and Presents (English) / ‘n Plek in Tyd: Die !Garib/ Oranjerivier se Verlede en Hede (Afrikaans)

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The Space in Time: The Lower !Garib/Orange River’s Pasts and Presents (English) / ‘n Plek in Tyd: Die !Garib/ Oranjerivier se verlede en hede (Afrikaans) exhibition results from a joint research project involving universities in South Africa, Namibia and Switzerland. It is based on the outcomes of the international conference Space in Time - Landscape Narratives and Land Management Changes in...

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International Women's Day 2024

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Wishing a joyful International Women's Day to all our esteemed museum professionals whose dedicated efforts significantly contribute to the socio-economic, educational, and cultural advancement of our nation.

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Onandjokwe Medical Museum | 22 March 2024 Events

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You are cordially invited to join the Onandjokwe Medical Museum they celebrate three significant occasions: The Commemoration of Dr. Selma Rainio's Birthday, The Celebration of 11 Years of Onandjokwe Medical Museum & Remembering and Honouring the Onandjokwe Pioneers in Medical Mission Work (1950s to 1980s). Date: Friday, 22 March 2024 Venue: Onandjokwe Medical Museum Time: 08:30 am Your presence will greatly...

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