Oct
11

SAMA INTRODUCTION TO MUSEUM PRACTICE: ONLINE TRAINING PROGRAMME

Application deadline: 20 October 2021  Download PDF File Here
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Sep
28

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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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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Jun
28

Government Gazette 27 June 2021: Closing Museums

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Jun
25

Destruction of Lwandle water-tank tower equal to 'erasing the history of the area': IOL: 17 June 2021

Destruction of Lwandle water-tank tower equal to 'erasing the history of the area' Enter some description here... https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/news/destruction-of-lwandle-water-tank-tower-equal-to-erasing-the-history-of-the-area-a8b7daba-7918-40f4-8d81-334e4a68a994
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Jun
25

What's on at The Pretoria Art Museum

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Jun
24

Book: Guide to identifying, caring and buying quality Cape Dutch furniture by Emmeke van der Meulen

 The well-known furniture conservator, Emmeke van der Meulen has produced a book which comes highly recommended for museums. It is being offered to SAMA members at a reduced fee of R200. See contact details below.  Furthermore her business, Studio Antiques is closing down at the end of the month and she is selling off conservati...
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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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