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
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
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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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
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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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
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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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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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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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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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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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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