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News and Speeches for Museum Services

DCAS supports District Six museum with over R330 000 relief funding

23 September 2020

The unprecedented actions taken to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the complete lockdown of museums across the country since 23 March 2020 until 6 July 2020, after which they could apply to the national Minister of Sports,... Read More

DCAS relief funding enables museums to safely move forward

17 September 2020

The unprecedented actions taken to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the complete lockdown of museums across the country since 23 March 2020 until 6 July 2020, after which they could apply to the national Minister of Sports,... Read More

As sector reopens, Minister Marais visited Togryers museum to engage on readines

27 August 2020

Yesterday, Minister Anroux Marais visited the Togryers Museum in Ceres, one of the many museums reopened across the province following national government’s approval of their compliance to the mandatory health protocols now to be instituted. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais to symbolically handover remains from CP Nel Museum

23 March 2020

At the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport we are committed to realising our vision of a socially inclusive Western Cape for all who call it home. Read More

Imam Abdullah Haron memorialised and celebrated in new travelling exhibition

13 September 2019

The life and legacy of anti-apartheid activist Iman Abdullah Haron will be celebrated in several venues around the Western Cape, following the unveiling of the new traveling exhibition. Read More

Indigenous Medicine exhibit encourages connectedness

2 September 2019

On 30 August 2019 Dr Mxolisi Dlamuka, Director of Museum Service at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), launched the Indigenous Medicine at the Cape exhibition in Green Point. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais' Speech at Hugenote Museum Exhibition Launch

8 July 2019

WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT, ANROUX MARAIS EXHIBITION LAUNCH: HUGENOTE MUSEUM 12 APRIL 2019 Read More

Minister Anroux Marais' Speech at the Museum Symposium

8 July 2019

WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT, ANROUX MARAIS MUSEUM SYMPOSIUM 10 JUNE 2019   Good afternoon, goeiedag, molweni nonke Read More

Minister Anroux Marais' Speech at the "My Name is February" Exhibition Launch

8 July 2019

WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT, ANROUX MARAIS EXHIBITION LAUNCH: MY NAME IS FEBRUARY 4 JULY 2019 Read More

Media release: Make your contribution to Cape Town Museum concept

6 May 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its Museum service, has appointed  Place Matters to conduct the research and conceptualization process for the Cape Town Museum. Read More

West Coast museums receive welcome financial boost from DCAS

18 April 2019

Museums on the Cape West Coast received a significant financial boost on Wednesday, when a cheque handover ceremony was hosted by the Read More

Minister Marais opens new exhibition at Franschhoek Museum

17 April 2019

On Saturday 13 April 2019 Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Museums get financial boost for 2019

5 April 2019

Museums from across the Cape Winelands region received a welcome financial boost from the Read More

Photo exhibit opens at house where Madiba was imprisoned

12 February 2019

The house that was once home to president Nelson Mandela will for the foreseeable future serve as home to 30 of the most iconic images of his lifetime, as part of an exhibition that opened at the Drakenstein Correctional Centre on Monday, 11... Read More

Bartolomeu Dias Museum celebrates its 30th birthday

6 February 2019

On Saturday, 2 February 2019, the Bartolomeu Dias Museum celebrated its 30th birthday, almost 531 years to the day after the Portuguese explorer first set foot on South African soil. Read More

New book documents Ceres earthquake experiences

6 December 2018

The story of the earthquake that devastated three Western Cape towns in 1969 can now be viewed from the perspective of survivors, following the release of Ons Onthou, 29 September 1969 (We Remember, 29 September 1969) on Wednesday, 5 December 2018. Read More

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