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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

Earthquake Exhibition tells previously unheard stories

24 October 2014

On Friday, 24 October 2014, Minister Nomafrench Mbombo officially opened the extended Earthquake Exhibition at the Oude Kerk Volksmuseum in Tulbagh. Read More

"Make it New" Exhibition Celebrates the Cape's Design History

16 October 2014

On Wednesday, 15 October 2014, the “Make it New” exhibition was launched at the Cape Town Stadium as part of the World Design Capital Design House opening. Read More

Calling All Stargazing Enthusiasts to Picnic at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument

27 August 2014

Stargazing enthusiasts can once again look forward to a series of Stargazing Picnics at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain. Read More

New Developments at CP Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn

2 June 2014

It was a joy for the CP Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn to celebrate 20 years of democracy with the opening of two exhibitions on 29 May 2014. The project, which took about two years to complete, forms part of the museum’s transformation plan. Read More

Cannon Firings at the Taalmonument in Paarl

27 May 2014

A cannon firing will take place at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on Saturday 31 May 2014. This will be the first of a series of firings to be held at the monument on the last Saturday of the month in partnership with the Cannon Association of... Read More

Learn More About Our Farm Animals at Worcester Museum

27 May 2014

Since 6 May 2014, the Worcester Museum has been hosting its annual farm animals school programme. It is suitable for playgroups, pre-primary learners, learners from special needs schools and foundation phase learners. Read More

International Museum Day Celebrations in Paarl

19 May 2014

The Afikaanse Taalmuseum en –monument (ATM) in Paarl will present a free panel discussion on the creation of new words and expressions, word play and metaphors on Saturday, 24 May 2014 Read More

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