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News and Speeches for Museum Services

Great Enthusiasm On Threshing Day At Worcester Museum

10 December 2015

After a lapse of 15 years Threshing Day was presented on Saturday 21 November 2015 by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with the Cape Winelands District Read More

Wheat Harvesting Day In Moorreesburg A Great Success

7 December 2015

Wheat harvesting has changed significantly over the last years, and with newer, more modern technology being introduced and evolving every day, it has become much simpler. Read More

International Council of Museums Welcomed by Minister Marais

17 November 2015

Today, 17 November 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially welcomed the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to the Western Cape. Read More

Swedish Choir Visits Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum

2 November 2015

Interesting costumes, warmed up voices and an unexpected Xhosa song – these were some of the highlights of the Swedish Choir Event at the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum on Saturday 31 October 2015. Read More

Learners Educated at Museum for Marine Month

29 October 2015

Simon's Town Museum is once again busy with exciting programmes for "Marine Month", which aims to give primary school learners interesting facts and information about marine animals in False Bay and also on the importance of caring for the en Read More

Media Alert: New Stellenbosch Local History Exhibition to Be Opened By Minister

20 October 2015

Tomorrow, 21 October 2015, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially open the new exhibition, “Stellenbosch and its people” at the Stellenbosch Museum.   Read More

Deputy Minister Cronin met EPWP beneficiaries at museums

7 October 2015

On 5 October 2015 Deputy Minister of Public Works, Jeremy Cronin, visited the Hout Bay and SA Sendinggestig Museums in the West Read More

Heritage Day commemorations: our indigenous knowledge of traditional medicine

25 September 2015

The Cape Medical Museum commemorated Heritage Day on 23 September 2015 in the garden of the Museum in Portwood Road on the doorstep of the V&A Waterfront in Green Point. Read More

Paarl Museum celebrates 75 years

18 August 2015

On Friday, 14 August 2015, the Paarl Museum celebrated its 75th year in style with a masquerade ball. Read More

The Old Harbour Museum Values Women Caregivers

14 August 2015

On 14 August 2015 the Old Harbour Museum held a celebration for the Caregivers from Lombardi Service Centre in Mount Pleasant and the Siyazama Service Centre in Zwelihle as a gesture of appreciation for how they take Read More

Women Celebrate Agri-Cultural Heritage in Worcester

11 August 2015

Ladies from various organisations attended a women’s event at Worcester Museum on 10 August 2015. The museum is an agricultural-themed museum based in Worcester. Read More

DCAS Adds Value to Lives of Vulnerable Youth

22 June 2015

The Togryers Museum, in partnership with the Witzenberg Association for People with Disability Read More

Learners Enjoy New Travelling Toy Exhibition

25 May 2015

On Friday, 22 May, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Read More

International Day for Monuments and Sites Celebration on 18 April

17 April 2015

On 18 April 2015 the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) will celebrate its 50th anniversary on the Read More

Afrikaans Language Museum and Monument celebrates 40th Anniversary

13 April 2015

On 18 April 2015, the International Day of Monuments and Sites will be celebrated in Paarl on the 40th anniversary of the Afrikaans Language Read More

Bartolomeu Dias Museum turns 26!

28 January 2015

Bartolomeu Dias Museum was established on 3 February 1989 as a culmination of the 1988 Dias Festival. Read More