Dec
03

Launch of UNESCO report on museums in the face of COVID-19

Launch of UNESCO Report on museums around the world in the face of COVID-19 https://en.unesco.org/news/launch-unesco-report-museums-around-world-face-covid-19
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Nov
27

Links on decolonising the museum

These links on experiences of decolonising the museum came from the recent ICOM, SAMA and COMCOL seminar:  Indigenising and Decolonising the Museum - Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum A story about indigenising and decolonising the museum, presenting concrete strategies and actionable measures for rapid change. Sámi Dáiddamusea or Sámi https://www.mu...
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Nov
04

Daily Maverick: 2 November 2020: NLC boss tells Parliament non-existent R13-million minstrel museum has been completed

NLC boss tells Parliament non-existent R13-million mins... National Lotteries Commission head Thabang Mampane has responded to Parliamentary questions about some lottery grants. In the reply she lists three projects, amounting to over R50-million, for the Cape Town minstrels funded by the lottery. One such project was for the building of a minstrel...
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Nov
01

The Art Newspaper: 29 October 2020: Louvre and French Museums Close

Louvre and French museums close, while German museums await clarity in second coronavirus lockdown | The Art Newspaper Closing German museums would be “a hard blow for the institutions and society,” the country's museums association says https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/louvre-and-french-museums-close-while-german-museums-await-clarity-in-secon...
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Oct
15

The Guardian: 8 October 2020: Dutch museums vow to return art looted by colonialists

Dutch museums vow to return art looted by colonialists | Netherlands | The Guardian Estimated 100,000 exhibits may be repatriated to remedy historical ‘injustices’ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/08/dutch-museums-vow-to-return-art-looted-by-colonialists
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Sep
23

Cape Argus: 23 September 2020: Museums in chronic state

Cape Argus: 23 September 2020
SAMA comments on funding for South African museums.  https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/news/cape-town-museums-in-a-chronic-state-of-neglect-and-disrepair-274d3bb9-01bf-4ff1-884d-0bffda4c070e
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Sep
29

Cape Times: 29 September 2020: D6 Museum's founder Dr Nagia dies

https://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/cape-times/20200929/281487868794317
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Jun
29

Twenty of the worst epidemics and pandemics in history

Plagues and epidemics have ravaged humanity throughout its existence, often changing the course of history. 20 of the worst epidemics and pandemics in history | Live Science Plagues and epidemics have ravaged humanity throughout its existence, often changing the course of history. https://www.livescience.com/worst-epidemics-and-pandemics-in-history...
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