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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 2016. My Naam is Februarie: Identities Rooted in Slavery will open to the public today, after an intimate opening ceremony last night.
The unique exhibition, Home Truths: Domestic Interiors from South African Collections, curated by Emeritus Professor Michael Godby, closes on 23 October 2016 at the Iziko South African National Gallery.
Today, Iziko Museums of South Africa and the United States Embassy to South Africa announced a $500,000 (R7million) funding program through the U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), the largest AFCP grant ever issued in South Africa.
BirdLife South Africa and Iziko Museums of South Africa will once again host the annual Oceans of Life photographic exhibition, which opens at the Iziko South African Museum on the 7 October 2016.
Iziko Museums of South Africa will host an exhibition by the Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Arts 2016: Mohau Modisakeng. The show titled “LEFA LA NTATE” will open at theIziko South Africa National Gallery on 20 October 2016.
Heritage Day, 24 September, offers all South Africans an opportunity to reflect and celebrate our history and heritage. Iziko Museums of South Africa’s annual In_Herit Festival provides an excellent opportunity to connect and reflect during Heritage Month.
Heritage Day, 24 September, offers us an opportunity to reflect and celebrate our history and heritage. South Africa boasts eleven official languages and a great diversity of peoples, cultures and religions. Heritage Day also offers us an opportunity to engage and explore the heritage of others.
at Iziko Museums of South Africa on Heritage Day.
Heritage Day, 24 September, offers us an opportunity to reflect and celebrate our history and heritage. Iziko Museums of South Africa’s annual in_Herit Festival provides an excellent occasion to connect and reflect on Heritage Day.
Iziko Museums of South Africa in partnership with the HCI foundation and Business & Art South Africa, in collaboration with the Institute for Creative Arts (formerly known as GIPCA) presents the annual in_Herit Festival 2016. The in_Herit Festival offers free entry to all Iziko museums from 19 – 25 September.
Iziko Museums of South Africa will host the Star People in the Amphitheatre at the Iziko South African Museum, during National Science Week, from Saturday, 6 until 13 August. The Amphitheatre will become a solar observation spot, and provide visitors with the opportunity to see, experience and connect with science, life, the stars and Universe.
THE WESTERN LEOPARD TOAD AND NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK COMES TOGETHER AT IZIKO SA NATIONAL MUSEUM
Iziko Museums of South Africa will host a learning experience for the public on the endangered Western Leopard Toad (WLT) during National Science Week. The workshop will take place in the Gathering Space of the Iziko SA National Museum on the 10, 11 & 12 August2016 at 10h30 am.
This year marks the 60th anniversary, when in 1956 more than 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings, Pretoria to petition against the pass laws. National Women’s Day is celebrated around the country on 9 August to mark this historic moment.