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News and Speeches for Museum Services

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

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

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

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


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

EPWP Heritage Guides Introduce Learners To Dairy Products

8 November 2016

From 12 to 21 October 2016, museum educator Brenda Matsau and the heritage guides, trained through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), gave dairy demonstrations to learners from 13 differ Read More

Inauguration of Management Committee for Cape Town Museum

24 August 2016

The inaugural meeting of the Cape Town Museum’s management committee was hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) on Tuesday 23 August 2016. Read More

Montagu Museum Celebrates Inspiring Women Of Montagu

17 August 2016

With bottomless cups of tea and coffee, great weather and everyone enjoying delicious cakes and sweet treats, women from throughout the Montagu area could enjoy a wonderfully relaxed day at the Women’s Day Tea Garden Programme – presented by the... Read More

Worcester Museum Celebrates Women’s Day

16 August 2016

On Tuesday, 9 August 2016, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), presented a Women’s Day programme in collaboration with the Worcester Museum and the ROCSA Women’s g Read More

Amazing Race Has Youth Fired Up At The Worcester Museum

26 May 2016

On 18 May 2016 the Worcester Museum presented International Museum Day by hosting an Amazing Race in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), Wildia Environmental E Read More

International Museum Day Celebrated At Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum

19 May 2016

As the commemoration of International Museum Day falls on 18 May each year, the launch of this annual occasion took place on Wednesday 18 May 2016 at the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum. Read More

Baking and Slaughtering at Worcester Museum Causes Great Excitement

6 May 2016

The Worcester Museum once again presented learners with the exciting learning opportunity at the Baking and Slaughtering Programme that was held at the museum from 12 April 2016 to 22 April 2016. Read More

Grape Harvesting Ends Successfully At Worcester Museum

22 March 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Worcester Museum presented a Grape Harvesting Programme from 1 March 2016 to 11 March 2016 at the museum Read More

Dias Museum Celebrates 27th Birthday

8 February 2016

On Wednesday 3 February 2016 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in collaboration with the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex and Mosse Read More

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