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News and Speeches for Museum Services

81st SAMA Conference Explores Our Multi-Layered History

24 October 2017

On 24 October 2017 the Western Cape Minister for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officiated at the 81st South African Museums Association (SAMA) Conference in Bellville. Read More

Caledon Museum hosts “Girl love yourself” in honour of Women’s Day

14 September 2017

On 1 September 2017, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s (DCAS) Caledon Museum invested in a “Girl Love Yourself”-activity. Read More

Rich history shared in Vredendal

24 August 2017

The Oral History initiative was rolled out at the Vredendal Community Hall on 21 August 2017. Read More

MOD Centre rope dancers dazzle at Women’s Day celebrations in Mossel Bay

17 August 2017

On 11 August 2017 the Bartolomeu Dias Museum in Mossel Bay, hosted their local Women’s Day celebrations. Read More

Worcester Museum demonstrates traditional activities at vintage show

14 August 2017

On 11 and 12 August 2017 the Worcester Museum participated in the Western Cape Tractor and Engine Club Show at Villiersdorp. Read More

Museums received ceremonial cheques at Symposium in Cape Town

2 June 2017

On 1 June 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais officiated at the annual Museum Symposium in Cape Town. Read More

Worcester Museum a hive of activity for International Museum Day

26 May 2017

International Museum Day was commemorated across the world on 18 May with the theme of “Saying the unspeakable in museums”. Read More

DCAS invests in Metro and West Coast Museums

26 May 2017

On 25 May 2017, Mr Guy Redman, Chief Director for Cultural Affairs at the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) handed over the annual subsidies and grants to Read More

Cape Winelands And West Coast Museums On The Map

16 May 2017

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) launched the Cape Winelands and West Coast Museum Route brochure on Read More

Media Alert: Cape Winelands Museum Route Brochure To Be Launched

15 May 2017

MEDIA ALERT: CAPE WINELANDS MUSEUM ROUTE BROCHURE TO BE LAUNCHED BY MINISTER MARAIS   Read More

Worcester Museum Invests In Youth On Human Rights Day

3 April 2017

On 22 March 2017 a diverse group of young people gathered at the Worcester Museum in celebration of Human Rights Day. Read More