Jun
10

Second Conference Circular: 85th SAMA National Conference: 7-8 September 2021

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Jun
10

IOL: 5 June 2021: Durban’s 2000-year-old Egyptian mummy Peten-Amun could head back to Egypt soon

Durban’s 2000-year-old Egyptian mummy Peten-Amun could head back to Egypt soon Enter some description here... https://www.iol.co.za/ios/news/durbans-2000-year-old-egyptian-mummy-peten-amun-could-head-back-to-egypt-soon-2a73cd8d-f6ef-4083-a562-ab9a75dd06f8
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Jun
09

Samantics Deadline: 30 June 2021

Just a reminder that the deadline for submissions for the next issue of Samantics is due on 30 June 2021. We are specifically looking for reports, photos and posters related to IMD programmes. You do not have to write a long report: a paragraph with a few high resolution images or the poster (high-res) for your IMD event/programme are also welcome....
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Jun
03

The Guardian: 1 June 2021: Why every single statue should come down

Why every single statue should come down | Art and design | The Guardian The long read: Statues of historical figures are lazy, ugly and distort history. From Cecil Rhodes to Rosa Parks, let’s get rid of them all https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2021/jun/01/gary-younge-why-every-single-statue-should-come-down-rhodes-colston
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May
20

Defence Web: 18 May 2021: SA military museums battling but not destitute

SA military museums battling but not destitute - defenceWeb https://www.defenceweb.co.za/featured/sa-military-museums-battling-but-not-destitute/
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May
18

18 May International Museums Day: The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine

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May
10

IOL: 7 May 2021: Apartheid Museum closes its doors as SA loses another cultural landmark to Covid-19

Apartheid Museum closes its doors as SA loses another cultural landmark to Covid-19 https://www.iol.co.za/travel/south-africa/gauteng/apartheid-museum-closes-its-doors-as-sa-loses-another-cultural-landmark-to-covid-19-ce6bdee6-12e8-5a9f-8478-e32ac68ef6cd
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May
03

Archives and Public Culture Research Initiative responds to the fire at UCT

The APC has received countless enquiries from concerned and shocked researchers. This has prompted us to set up a dedicated space on our website, where we can collate the latest updates on the destruction, and hopefully survival, of the African Studies collection and other sections of the UCT's Special Collections Library. We have set-up a dedicate...
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May
03

World Economic Forum: Stolen colonial-era objects will be ‘unconditionally’ returned, says the Netherlands

The Netherlands is going to return stolen artefacts | World Economic Forum Dutch state collections should have no place for items acquired by theft, the government says. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/02/all-stolen-colonial-era-artefacts-will-be-returned-says-netherlands/
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Apr
20

The Daily Maverick: 20 April 2021: Mother City Fire: UCT's intellectual heart ripped out

Mother City fire: UCT’s intellectual heart ripped out... The Jagger Reading Room has been devastated and some of its most precious and irreplaceable intellectual content has been lost. The heart of any university is the library – it is the centre for knowledge production, one of the key purposes of any university. https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/op...
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Apr
12

uLwazi 2021: Publication of the uMsunduzi and Ncome Museums

uLwazi voume 6, 2021 Publication of the uMsunduzi and Ncome Museums https://online.fliphtml5.com/lxjxa/pmvm/#p=2
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Apr
09

Daily Maverick: 8 April 2021: How to stop the degradation of our museums and cultural infrastructure

How to stop the degradation of our museums and cultural... We are witnessing the collapse or near collapse of key museums and heritage institutions in South Africa. How do we remedy this? https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/opinionista/2021-04-08-how-to-stop-the-degradation-of-our-museums-and-cultural-infrastructure/amp/?__twitter_impression=true&s...
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Mar
31

Kimberley Africana Library: Preventative Conservation of Photographs Workshop - September 2021

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Mar
24

What's on at The Pretoria Art Museum

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Mar
15

Museum Alive: AR iPhone app with narration by Sir David Attenborough

Museum Alive is an iPhone app with AR dioramas - The Verge The Museum Alive iPhone app brings extinct creatures to life on your living room table thanks to augmented reality. Oh, and narration by Sir David Attenborough doesn’t hurt, either. https://www.theverge.com/22299611/museum-alive-iphone-app-david-attenborough-augmented-reality ‎Museum Alive ...
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Mar
02

Tourism Business Council SA: South Africa's Tourism Industry COVID-19 Impact

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Mar
01

Did you know? From Ditsong Museums of South Africa

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Feb
17

New SAMA Constitution Approved: 10 February 2021

The amendments to the SAMA Constitution were unanimously approved at a Special General Meeting held on 10 February 2021. SAMA Council will now proceed to complete the application for NPO status with our new Constitution. See https://samuseums.co.za/about/key-documents to download a copy of the updated Constitution. 
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Feb
15

BBC News: Covid-19: The secret life of museums during lockdown

Covid-19: The secret life of museums during lockdown - BBC News Enter some description here... https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-55755740
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Feb
04

Decolonising as a Verb: 25-26 November 2020: Webinar Recordings

COMCOL, ICOM-SA and SAMA organized a joint seminar in November 2020 to explore with international guests different concepts and practices of decolonization in the context of collection and collecting. The link below contains recordings of the webinar.   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg5s00ljGTBfR8rtoU1LkXA
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