Join SAMA

Benefits of Membership

  • Reduced rates at national and regional conferences and workshops
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities with other museums and museum professionals in your region and across South Africa
  • Support from museum professionals nearby through SAMA regional branches
  • Access to SAMA publications, events, courses, vacancies and news 
  • Exposure to trends and developments in museums worldwide
  • Professionalise museum work in South Africa 
  • Advocate for improved museum legislation 
  • Promote the important role of museums in South African society
  • Promote museum activities amongst the South African public
  • Access to internationally-accepted museum ethics and standards 
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Become a member

  • Download the SAMA membership form. It gives the current fee structure and SAMA banking details.
  • Complete the membership form and return it with proof of payment to: samuseums@gmail.com 
  • For Individual members please use your surname as banking reference.
  • For Institutional members please use the institution's name as banking reference.
  • Please notify us of any change of address or contact details.
  • See also links to ICOM Codes of Ethics and SAMA constitution and see Membership Rules below.

Get involved in SAMA

Join your Regional Committee or offer your time and skills to SAMA.