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Events

Museum of Namibian Fashion - Extended Working Hours (Thursdays)

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The Museum of Namibian Fashion is pleased to announce that starting Thursday, 03 November 2022, we will be extending our operating hours for Thursdays. The Museum of Namibian Fashion showcases past, present and future fashion artefacts and knowledge about different aspects of fashion from Namibia. The Museum of Namibian Fashion is a source of knowledge, ideas, stories and memories reflected through...

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Documentary Premiere "The journey back home"

Documentary Premiere "The journey back home" A fascinating documentation of now and then through the personal journey of Christian Scholz in Namibia. Documentary about the 30 years of Namibian Independence. Christian Scholz, director and narrator of the film returns to Namibia after 30 years to visit various locations in his country of birth. He meets many old friends and talks with...

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Celebrating Dr. Selma Rainio’s Legacy and the 111th Anniversary of the Onandjokwe Hospital Building

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Fundraiser Celebrating Dr. Selma Rainio’s Legacy and the 111th Anniversary of the Onandjokwe Hospital Building Revitalizing the Onandjokwe Medical Museum – Promoting Cultural Tourism in Oniipa Date: Friday 7th October 2022 Time: 16h30 Venue: Onandjokwe Medical Museum Garden, Oniipa, Namibia Panel Discussion Dr. Aina Paulina Muulila Sociocultural Anthropologist and Museums Association of Namibia Executive Committee Member “Oniipa, a new town enriched...

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Day of the Old Wheeler: 01 October 2022

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The Old Wheelers Club of Namibia heartily invites you to celebrate our prestigious Day of the Wheeler on Saturday, 1st October 2022 as of 10h00. Come enjoy a fun family day out at the Old Wheeler's Club and check out some of Namibia’s finest old wheels, we expect again more than 100 vehicles on show.  Entrance is Free! With plenty of beer on tap...

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Moonlight Cinema at the FNCC

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Date: Wednesday 07 September 2022 Time: 19h00 Venue: FNCC - 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue, Windhoek FREE ENTRY

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[Book Launch] The Hambukushu of Namibia's Kavango est Region - A Comprehensive History by Maria Fisch

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Date: 15 September 2022 Time: 18h30 Venue: Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, Namibia RSVP: By 13 September 2022

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Namibian Heritage Week 2022 Events [Video, Individual Event Posters and Interviews]

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The theme for Namibian Heritage Week this year is “!Hao wese g//e-//xae” which means “Unity in Diversity” in !Xung. The aim is for there to be a week dedicated to Namibian heritage each year which includes participation from the government, organisations and individuals from all fourteen regions so that the week can successfully become an annual and national event. The Heritage...

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Namibian Heritage Week 2022 (Information Guide)

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WHAT IS HERITAGE? Heritage is the word we use to describe the things that we feel are important to preserve and protect.  It can be the objects, places and traditions that one generation wants to pass on to the next. WHAT IS NAMIBIAN HERITAGE WEEK AND ITS HISTORY? Namibian Heritage Week originated with an idea of the National Museum of Namibia...

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Call for applications: Workshop on developing international partnerships and projects

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The International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) have joined forces to develop a training workshop aimed at empowering museums to develop international partnerships and projects. The programme, supported by ICOM US, is aimed at African and US museum professionals, who are eligible according to the criteria below. The workshop will...

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9th Namibia Research Day in Basel (Switzerland) and Windhoek (Namibia)

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We invite students and scholars working in and on Namibia to participate in the 9th Namibia Research Day. The Namibia Research Day brings together graduate students and scholars of all levels and from all disciplines to share their research, experiences and expectations. It offers the possibility to discuss ongoing or recently completed research on Namibia in an interdisciplinary context. The Day...

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