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Sian Tiley-Nel

Museum Manager & Chief Curator:

Mapungubwe Collection

Old Arts Building, Room 1-16

Tel: 012 420 3146

Email: sian.tiley@up.ac.za

 

Sian Tiley-Nel is the Chief Curator of the Mapungubwe Collection and Manager of the Museum Unit in the Department of UP Arts. She majored her BA in Applied Anthropology and Archaeology (1993), with an Honors degree in Archaeology (1997) and completed a postgraduate diploma in Heritage and Museum Studies (2003). She was awarded academic honorary colours (2004) by the Student Representative Council and was awarded a Conservation Studies Scholarship (2006) and received honourary status as a Laureatus Conservator (2011) by the South African Institute for Objects Conservation. She completed her MA in ceramic technology in Archaeology (2014) and is further pursuing her PhD studies in History. She holds several professional memberships, has curated major exhibitions and published widely in both the public domain and in academia spanning a 17-year career at the University of Pretoria. She is currently the Chairperson of the Museum Committee, a member of the Research Committee of the Faculty of Humanities and also serves as the sub-Editor of the SAMA museum journal.

   

Gerard de Kamper

Collections Manager & Chief Curator:

Ceramics and Art Collections

Old Arts Building, Room 2-8

Tel: 012 420 4017

Email: gerard.dekamper@up.ac.za

   

Daniel Mosako

Curator: Sculpture Collections

Old Merensky, Room 3-4

Tel: 012 420 6419

Email: daniel.mosako@up.ac.za

   

Isabelle McGinn

Museum Objects Conservator

Old Arts Building, Room 1-13

Tel: 012 420 5181

Email: isabelle.mcginn@up.ac.za

 

Isabelle McGinn is the Museum Conservator of the Museum Objects Conservation Laboratory in the Department of UP Arts. She has two honours degrees in Archaeology (2002) and Physical Anthropology (2002), a Masters degree in Anatomy (2008) from the University of Pretoria and in 2011 she graduated as a ceramics conservator-restorer from the South African Institute for Heritage Science and Conservation in the Eastern Cape. As the museum conservator she conducts both preventive and remedial conservation of low-fired and vitreous ceramics, stone, glass and metals, advocating and employing internationally accepted standards, ethical preservation and conservation techniques, so as to enhance the quality, condition and significance of the University's diverse museum collections. She is a member of the SA Guild for Objects Restorers and Conservators and a member of the International Council of Museums Conservation Committee. She was recently nominated as Chairperson for the South African Museums Association north branch, and is a member of the United Nations Global Consortium for Heritage Preservation's organizing committee.

   

Maurice Shirinda

Museum Assistant 

Old Arts Building, Room 2-8

Tel: 012 420 2968

Email: maurice.shirinda@up.ac.za

   

Helma Steenkamp

Assistant / Researcher

Old Arts Building, Room 1-13

Tel: 012 420 3100

Email: helma.steenkamp@up.ac.za

   

Nicole Hoffmann

Museum Public Engagement Officer

Old Arts Building, Room 2-8

Tel: 012 420 2968

Email: nicole.hoffmann@up.ac.za

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