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Premier Alan Winde and Museum Service launch second exhibition at Leeuwenhof

29 May 2022

On Saturday, 28 May 2022, Premier Alan Winde, with support from officials from the Museum Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), launched the second art exhibition, named Palimpsest, to be housed at Leeuwenhof.   Read More

Sports federations across the province boosted by funds

26 May 2022

Over the past month, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais travelled across the province to hand over funding to sporting federations and municipalities to support their activities and major events for t Read More

We mourn the loss of a great contributor to the arts, Marilyn Martin

23 May 2022

It is with great sadness that we have heard of the passing of the internationally renowned art expert, Marilyn Martin. Read More

Call for Minister Mthethwa to reconsider proposed name change

21 May 2022

MEDIA STATEMENT BY MINISTER ANROUX MARAIS: WE URGE MINISTER MTHETHWA TO RECONSIDER THE PROPOSED NAME CHANGE FOR THE AFRIKAANSE TAAL MONUMENT Read More

Minister Anroux Marais mourns the loss of “Galloping Granny” Mavis Hutchinson

20 May 2022

It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Mavis Hutchinson – a legend of the running community. Read More

Opportunity for youth to gain work experience at museums

18 May 2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its YearBeyond Programme, has been working to offer unemployed youth in the province opportunities to gain work exp Read More

We mourn the loss of creative icon, Aleit Swanepoel

17 May 2022

It is with great sadness that we heard the news of the passing of one of the icons of our creative and entertainment industry – Aleit Swanepoel. Read More

Support a local museum this International Museum Day

17 May 2022

On 18 May we celebrate International Museum Day. This year, the global theme is “The Power of Museums”. Read More

Eden sport federations and facilities supported

17 May 2022

On Monday, 16 May 2022, Minister Anroux Marais handed over funding and opened a new facility to support sporting federations in the Eden region. Read More

Cape Metro sporting federations receive financial boost

13 May 2022

On Thursday, 12 May 2022, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais symbolically handed over funding amounting to a total of R4 172 000 to affiliated sporting federations in the Cape Metro district. Read More

Heritage Western Cape invites stakeholders to meeting

6 May 2022

During the 2022-2023 financial year, Heritage Western Cape (HWC) intends hosting meetings and where appropriate, workshops, with conservation bodies, local municipalities, relevant government departments and other interested and affected parties, in... Read More

Western Cape Government mourns the passing of Fred Mouton

5 May 2022

It is with great sadness that we have heard of the passing of the legendary cartoonist, Fred Mouton. Read More