Mar
17

The South African, 15 March 2022: UNESCO seeks protection for Ukraine’s under threat heritage sites

UNESCO seeks protection for Ukraine’s under threat heritage sites Ukraine's rich heritage sites are under threat from Russia's invasion, the country has seven places listed by UNESCO. https://www.msn.com/en-za/lifestyle/travel/unesco-seeks-protection-for-ukraines-under-threat-heritage-sites/ar-AAV3QGk?ocid=se
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Mar
15

Call for Papers: SAMAB 44, 2022

Please find attached a call for submissions to the next issue of SAMAB entitled the Power of Museums. All submissions must be emailed to the SAMAB Editor, Prof. Bernadine Benson. E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 31 June 2022 Download PDF File Here
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Mar
07

Idea Stream, 25 February 2022: Curators in Ukraine face deadly obstacles as they protect their country's treasures

Curators in Ukraine face deadly obstacles as they protect their country's treasures | NPR News | Ideastream Public Media The war has curators across Ukraine scrambling in ways familiar to people who managed collections in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. https://www.ideastream.org/news/curators-in-ukraine-face-deadly-obstacles-as-they-protect-their-cou...
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Mar
03

News24, 2 March 2022: Ancient artefacts stolen from Ethiopia's Tigray region being auctioned online as war rages on

Ancient artefacts stolen from Ethiopia's Tigray region being auctioned online as war rages on | News24 The government of the Tigray region in Ethiopia says it wants to approach Unesco to help stop the illicit trade in its historical artefacts and memorabilia. https://www.news24.com/news24/africa/news/ancient-artefacts-stolen-from-ethiopias-tigray-r...
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Feb
24

EWN, 23 February: Liliesleaf Farm Museum is Bankrupt, Board of Trustees admits

Liliesleaf Farm Museum is bankrupt, board of trustees admits Liliesleaf trustee member, Themba Wakashe, said that the iconic heritage site was simply bankrupt and listed the COVID-19 lockdown, the loss of funders, a drastic decrease in visitors and the lack of annual government subsidies as some of the reasons. https://ewn.co.za/2022/02/23/liliesle...
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Feb
24

The Guardian, 19 February 2022: Two of Nigeria’s looted Benin bronzes returned to traditional palace

Two of Nigeria’s looted Benin bronzes returned to traditional palace | Africa | The Guardian Colourful ceremony marks artefacts’ homecoming more than a century after they were pillaged by British troops https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/feb/19/nigerias-looted-benin-bronzes-returned-to-traditional-palace
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Feb
03

SAMA WC Events 2022

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Jan
27

KZN Amafa and Research Institute Interactive Spaces Book Launch: 10 February 2022

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Jan
27

What's On at PAM: January 2022

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Jan
20

BBC News, 20 January 2022: South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business

South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business - BBC News Enter some description here... https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-60010608
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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
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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