18 May is International Museums Day

The theme for 2015 is 'Museums for a Sustainable Society' and museums can register and promote their activities and celebrations on International Museum Day on an interactive map.

ICOM is also running social media platforms on twitter ( #MuseumDay ) and facebook www.facebook.com/internationalmuseumday. Throughout International Museum Day celebrations, a selection of activities will be shared daily on International Museum Day’s Facebook page and on ICOM’s Twitter feed.


The National English Literary Museum will celebrate International Museum Day 2015 at its satellite institution, the Eastern Star Gallery Printing and Press Museum.    For more information click here.


Celebrate International Museums Week with the Western Cape Education Museum at the Centre for Conservation Education.  For more information see: International Museums Day 



Joint workshop SAMA, ICOM-SA and ICOM ICEE

ICOM ICEE Conference
Get Connected! New markets, audiences and perspectives in exhibition exchange
Cape Town

Save the dates!
2015 ICOM International Exhibition Exchange (ICEE) Annual Conference will be arranged in Cape Town, South Africa in co-operation with ICOM South Africa and Martin Melck House.

16 November: Pre conference work shop, co-organized by ICOM-SA, ICEE and SAMA
17-19 November: The main conference - three days of sessions, discussions, visits behind the scenes and last but not least the Market Place of Exhibitions and Ideas
20-21 November: Post conference excursions

More information to come soon.
For any inquiries please contact Helene Vollgraaff (ICOM-SA) or Catherine Snel (SAMA)
Helene Vollgraaff Projects
Tel: 021 591 0449
Cell: 072 243 5228
Fax: 086 509 9070
e-mail: h.vollgraaff@iburst.co.za


International Museums Day Adler Museum 


The South African Museums Association encourages relevant organisations and people interested in the museum sector to become members. To apply or to renew your membership contact the National Office or a member of a regional committee.


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