Heritage Day Workshops

  • From: September 23, 2013     To: September 28, 2013
Heritage Day Workshops

Get involved, restore and reclaim our art, social and natural heritage through workshops:

  • Wood carving workshop, inspired by the exhibition, Against the Grain will be hosted at the Iziko South African National Gallery Annexe, St John’s Street from 10:00-16:00 Woodcarving Workshop: Inspired by the exhibition Against the Grain; Sculptors from the Cape,showcasing the works of South African sculptors, artists Shepherd Mbanya and Thami Kiti host this class. Book with Kathy Coates: kcoates@iziko.org.za or Tel. 021 481 3954/ 04/ 12. *Max 20 participants
  • An oral history workshop will be hosted at the Iziko Bo-Kaap Museum, Wale Street, from 11:00-12:00.  What is oral history? What are the strengths and weaknesses of oral history as historical evidence? How do we go about conducting oral history interviews? Book with Shanaaz Galant: sgalant@iziko.org.za or Tel. 021 467 7214/ 04/ 12.
  • A 20-minute Fossil Preparation workshop will be hosted at ISAM. Be guided by our Fossil Preparators in uncovering the 250-million-year-old bones of long extinct reptiles. You will be given all the equipment and training to allow you to work on a genuine fossil. *20 min per session (recommended for teens and adults) Book with Zaituna Erasmus or Nolusindiso Mtalana: zerasmus@iziko.org.za; nmtalana@iziko.org.za or Tel. 021 481 3925/ 04/ 12
  • Mock Excavation: “Let the trowel be your guide as you step into the shoes of an archaeologist”. From:12h00 – 15h00 Book with Wilhelmina Seconna: wseconna@iziko.org.za or Tel. 021 481 3885/ 04/ 12 Iziko Activities Centre, ISAM

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