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We've Moved Offices! | May 2024

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📢 Dear MAN MembersDear Culture OfficersDear Stakeholders We've moved offices... but we're still in the same building! Our new office is atOffice No.8, Go WorkGround Floor, Maerua ParkCentaurus Road, Windhoek(The same building as the old office but on the ground floor, opposite the elevator). If you need further directions, please feel free to call the landline on +264 (0) 61 302230...

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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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Call for Applications: Presenting Rock Art Sites Workshop

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The International Research Network “Rock Art Heritage Management in Southern Africa” (RAHMSA, https://cosmo-art.org/rahmsa) is organising a training workshop: Presenting Rock Art (27th November – 3rd December 2024, MusĂ©e national de PrĂ©histoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France) It is now open to applications. Please download the full call here.

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TheMuseumsLab 2024 | Call for Application Fellows | Participation & Hosting Guidelines Partner Museums

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Objective TheMuseumsLab is a programme for joint learning, perspective exchange, networking and career building among African and European professionals. Bringing them togetherto build bridges between individuals, institutions, nations and two continents for an engaged discussion on how museums can confront their past, meet the present needs of society and work towards an equitable future. Who can apply? African and European Museum...

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Research Interns Wanted!

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The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing museums and heritage institutions throughout Namibia. As a representative body, it supports museums in various ways such as in the field of training, funding and the networking of professionals. MAN invites qualified individuals to apply for the following internship position. Download the full call and read more about the positions...

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Call for Applications: Namibian Heritage Week Grants 2023

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The theme for Namibian Heritage Week this year is “Heritage and Culture: A Rock-Solid Foundation" in Namibian Sign Language. With funding provided by the National Arts Council of Namibia, we are pleased to announce that MAN can offer Namibian Heritage Week grants for 2023. The Heritage Week Fund is available for MAN’s institutional and associate members who are interested in creating...

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Rainbow Youth Development Foundation - Indigenous Games Day 2023

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The Rainbow Youth Development Foundation is an NGO dedicated to promoting Namibia’s cultural heritage and creating opportunities for youth across the country.  Indigenous Games Day 2023  Indigenous games offer a unique and fun way for learners to engage with the exhibits of the museum. Through playing these games, which are related to the culture and history of the museum, learners are...

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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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