The South African Museums Association

SAMA

The South African Museums Association has been in existence since 1936 and has a proud tradition of serving the museum community. 

Our History

SAMA has been in existence since 1936 and has a proud tradition of serving the museum community and providing opportunities for participation and development in the museum field. 

Our Passion

SAMA is committed to supporting and developing an inclusive museum and heritage sector in South Africa by providing leadership in the management of heritage resources and by building capacity within our membership.

Our Members

SAMA has over 300 members across all nine provinces. Membership benefits include training opportunities; access to publications, research and news; networking and being part of a community of museum and heritage professionals. 

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Latest News

21 October 2020
SAMA National Events
Book tickets for South African Museums Association 2020 Conference and AGM Webinar https://qkt.io/OD6oM5 Download PDF File Here...
15 October 2020
From the web
Dutch museums vow to return art looted by colonialists | Netherlands | The Guardian Estimated 100,000 exhibits may be repatriated to remedy historical ‘injustices’ https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...