Jan
06

A Major Pandemic Spike Is Forcing Museums to Close—Again. But This Time, It’s Because Staffers Are Out Sick: Artnet News: 4 January 2022

A Major Pandemic Spike Is Forcing Museums to Close—Again. But This Time, It's Because Staffers Are Out Sick | Artnet News The Smithsonian has shuttered some museums due to staffing shortages, and smaller museums are being hit especially hard. https://news.artnet.com/art-world/omicron-staff-shortages-causing-museum-closings-2056168
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Jan
06

Making a fresh start: new museum openings for 2022: The Art Newspaper

Making a fresh start: new museum openings for 2022 https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2022/01/01/new-museum-openings-for-2022
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Jan
03

The Conversation, 15 December 2021: Five exciting African museums to add to your travel wish list

Five exciting African museums to add to your travel wish list Museums allow us to delve deep into the past with eye-catching displays of artefacts, ancient textiles, high-quality images and short films that narrate how our ancestors lived. https://theconversation.com/five-exciting-african-museums-to-add-to-your-travel-wish-list-173657
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Jan
03

Egypt reopens 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes in grand, glitzy Luxor ceremony: NBC News: 26 November 2021

Egypt reopens ancient Avenue of Sphinxes with Luxor parade Egypt reopened the 3,000-year-old Avenue of the Sphinxes Thursday with a Thanksgiving Day parade of its own in Luxor. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/egypt-reopen-ancient-avenue-sphinxes-luxor-karnak-parade-rcna6723
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Jan
02

Ripple effect: The sad story of the Western Cape ‘refugee’ seals: MSN News: 22 November 2021 - See how Bayworld is involved

Ripple effect: The sad story of the Western Cape ‘refugee’ seals Malnourished Cape fur seals, probably from the Western Cape, are washing up along South Africa’s Eastern Cape coast. https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/ripple-effect-the-sad-story-of-the-western-cape-refugee-seals/ar-AAQZT2d?ocid=msedgntp
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Dec
10

What's on at the Pretoria Art Gallery: December 2021

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Nov
23

Travel Triangle Blog: 11 Museums In South Africa That One Should Visit To Walk Through The Historical Past!

11 Museums In South Africa Every History Buff Should Visit! Know everything about the past of this country, visiting these 11 museums in South Africa. These museums will give a hint of its heritage & culture of the place. https://traveltriangle.com/blog/museums-in-south-africa/
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Nov
04

SAMA's Introduction to Museum Practice Online Training Course has begun

This introductory survey course is aimed at new entrants to the museum field. This includes interns, Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) employees, and those who have come from other disciplines and have no previous museum training or experience. The course began on Thursday 4 November and runs online for another 5 sessions until the e...
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Nov
04

What's on at Pretoria Art Museum: November 2021

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Nov
01

Museum Next, 23 September 2021: Opening of collections at Humboldt Forum heralds new era for museum provenance

Opening of collections at Humboldt Forum heralds new era for museum provenance - MuseumNext https://www.museumnext.com/article/opening-of-collections-at-humboldt-forum-heralds-new-era-for-museum-provenance/
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Oct
11

SAMA INTRODUCTION TO MUSEUM PRACTICE: ONLINE TRAINING PROGRAMME

Application deadline: 20 October 2021  Download PDF File Here
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Sep
17

How Museums Can Generate Revenue Through Digital Content and Virtual Experiences

How Museums Can Generate Revenue Through Digital Content and Virtual Experiences – American Alliance of Museums American Alliance of Museums https://www.aam-us.org/2020/07/22/how-museums-can-generate-revenue-through-digital-content-and-virtual-experiences/
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Sep
09

85th SAMA National Conference: 7-8 September 2021: Recording of Sessions

Please below links for day 1 and 2 of SAMA 85th national conference zoom links: https://iziko-org.zoom.us/rec/share/fMmQS31W9LtduzWFHMliLNgcXCiN-j1bsM8-yFiR6LZeFkJS4b1cNU89rzrbcn07.AgfOTZghh6f3nenY Passcode: x?mJp&06 https://iziko-org.zoom.us/rec/share/Or_08lmJ7x1CMuiR0InY-RojWl4XZm9sh6qfgvQcJEQF7-EocQlU8TVUMpsaPD-p.I9pXwdUQ-BZ0t5vu Passcode: A...
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Aug
24

Herat is the cultural heart of Afghanistan. Can it survive the Taliban? - Prospect Magazine: 17 August 2021

Herat is the cultural heart of Afghanistan. Can it survive the Taliban? - Prospect Magazine A city of poets and artists, Herat once challenged Florence for splendour. In defiance of the Taliban, Heratis have tried to keep that spirit alive https://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/world/herat-is-the-cultural-heart-of-afghanistan-can-it-survive-the-taliban
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Aug
18

SAMA WC AGM: New Committee

SAMA WC AGM: The SAMA Western Cape Annual General Meeting for 2021, chaired by the outgoing chairperson, Francois Fouché has just been concluded. Congratulations to the newly elected committee! They are: Heidi Boise, Moses Mthethwa, Adam de Beer and Elzette de Beer. Heidi Boise is a heritage consultant, specialized in architectural built environmen...
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Aug
10

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

Please find attached the Final Circular for the 85th SAMA National Conference. Please note registration for this week is only manual and free. Please share with your colleagues. Talita Fourie, Tel: +27 12 845 2824 | Fax: 086 560 4132, Cellphone number 076 107 9988 Download PDF File Here
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Jul
27

SAMA 85th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: 8 September 2021. Call for nominations for Vice-President by 15 August 2021

Notice is hereby given that the 85th SAMA Annual General Meeting will be held online on Wednesday 8 September 2021 at 2pm. The AGM has been brought forward in order to be NPO compliant. It forms part of a webinar programme entitled 'Future of Museums : Recover and Reimagine' that has been organised by SAMA North from 7 to 8 September 2021. As this ...
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Jul
22

Notice of SAMA Western Cape AGM: 18 August 2021

Download PDF File Here If anyone has points that they would like to place on the Agenda please forward to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 30 July, as well as Nominations for Committee. 
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Jul
20

Special Edition of SAMANTICS: Disaster Management, Preparedness and Response: Call for contributions

Dear membersIn the light of the catastrophic fire at the University of Cape Town's Library and Archive on 18 April this year, a special edition of Samantics is being planned on Disaster Management, Preparedness and Response. The issue will look at Disaster Management and will have contributions on the experiences of people who were involved with th...
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Jul
19

MuseumsNext: Lockdown learning – the digital education resources that raised the game: 17 June 2021

Lockdown learning – the digital education resources that raised the game - MuseumNext Enter some description here... https://www.museumnext.com/article/lockdown-learning-the-digital-education-resources-that-raised-the-game/
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