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Education & public programmes

The Education and Public Programmes Department of Iziko Museums of South Africa offers a range of learning experiences for everyone – whatever your age or level of interest.

Reach for the stars and explore the exciting world of astronomy at the Planetarium. Experience a range of Public Shows for all age groups as well as the Planetarium School Programme.

School programmes include lessons by our Art Collections, Social History and Natural History departments, as well as the Planetarium School Programme. Public programmes include lectures, workshops, commemorative programmes, winter school and more.

The Iziko Mobile Museum is an educational outreach project designed to take educational museum resources to rural and urban communities that are unable to visit the Iziko Museums.




My Naam is Februarie: iconic exhibition opens at the Iziko Slave Lodge

Oct 21, 2016

A poignant exhibition aiming to memorialize the forgotten history of the South African slave trade will open at the Iziko Slave Lodge on 21 October 2016My Naam is Februarie: Identities Rooted in Slavery will open to the public today, after an intimate opening ceremony last night.

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Oceans of Life – a retrospective

October 6, 2016
November 25, 2016

Standard Bank Young Artist 2016

October 20, 2016
January 29, 2017
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Iziko Museums of South Africa (Iziko) operates 11 national museums, each with its own history and character. The name Iziko, an isiXhosa word, meaning ‘hearth’, embodies the spirit of a transformed institution and our vision of African museums of excellence.

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