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News and Speeches for Museum Services

Land Act Centenary Exhibition Opens at Slave Lodge

29 November 2013

A travelling exhibition on the occasion of the centenary of the Natives’ Land Act of 1913 opened at the Iziko Slave Lodge on Wednesday, 27 November 2013. The exhibition will be hosted at a variety of Western Cape museums over the next few months. Read More

Museum Gives a Voice to “Simonites”

26 September 2013

On Heritage Day, 24 September 2013, people who had been forcibly removed from Simon’s Town under the Group Areas Act returned to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the imposition of racial segregation in the town. The event was organised by the... Read More

Minister Meyer Opens New Exhibition at Hout Bay Museum

19 September 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) opened the first phase of a new exhibition at the Hout Bay Museum on Wednesday, 18 September 2013. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Open New Exhibition at Hout Bay Museum

17 September 2013

Tomorrow, 18 September, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will open a new exhibition at the Hout Bay Museum. Read More

Library and Museum Celebrate Porterville’s 150th Anniversary

26 August 2013

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer visited the Porterville community library and the Jan Danckaert Museum on Friday, 23 August 2013. The visit coincided with the 150-year anniversary of this historic West Coast town. Read More

Annual Museum Symposium – “Take museums from good to great”

16 August 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted its Annual Museum Symposium from 12 – 15 August 2013 in Rawsonville. Read More

Touching the Hearts of HIV/Aids Orphans

1 July 2013

The Simon’s Town Museum’s campaign for disadvantaged children, the annual knit-a-jersey and donate-a-soft toy campaign, starts this month and ends in November. Read More

2013 International Museum Day

17 May 2013

Join in one of the many free events across the Western Cape to celebrate International Museum Day on Saturday, 18 May 2013. Read More