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  • UP Museums feature in Episode 33 of new YouTube Series Bones and Stones

    Posted on July 08, 2020

    As part of episode 33 of the popular YouTube archaeological series titled, Bones and Stones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taZLNFSQQU4 the University of Pretoria (UP) Museums Interpretive Officer, Nicole Hoffmann was recently interviewed by archaeologists, Dr Tim Forssman (UP Department of...

  • UP Museums host the first UMAC-SA meeting on the continent

    Posted on July 08, 2020

    UMAC is the international committee for university museums and collections of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). The University of Pretoria (UP) Museums hosted Dr Marta Lourenço from the University of Lisbon in Portugal, President of UMAC to address the online cohort comprising of...

  • UP Museums: Encouraging the youth to appreciate the heritage of others

    Posted on June 16, 2020

    Youth Day commemorates a historic event in honour of 16 June 1976, that profoundly changed the socio-political landscape in this country. Forty-four years later, 16 June 2020 extends this legacy with a firm resolve, that a small university museum can contribute to the upliftment of the South...

  • UP Museums archiving knowledge: promoting International Archives Day

    Posted on June 09, 2020

    In 2007, the United Nations were requested to create an International Archives Day and so 9 June 1948 marks the day that the International Council on Archives (ICA) was created under the auspices of UNESCO. The University of Pretoria (UP) Museums are promoting the International Archive Day...

  • University Museums for equality and against discrimination

    Posted on May 26, 2020

    The 2020 IMD theme “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion” has shaped the month of May during the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. During this last week of May, the UP Museums focus on the aspect of equality and discrimination within a university museum environment.

  • The UP Museums join hands in highlighting: accessibility and disabilities

    Posted on May 19, 2020

    For International Museum’s month in May and in continuation with the global theme, “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”, the University of Pretoria (UP) Museums are highlighting accessibility and disabilities within the museum environment.

  • UP Museums show thumbs up for action on climate change

    Posted on May 12, 2020

    The UP Museums have heeded the call for action and joined this year’s Intellectual Property Day (26 April 2020) by becoming signatories to the call on the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) to focus on innovation for a greener future. The UP Museums advocate that climate...

  • Digital Inclusion at the UP Museums IMD 2020

    Posted on May 06, 2020

    International Museum Day is annually celebrated on 18 May and this year’s theme, “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion” is very appropriate. To put a spotlight on this theme, the UP Museums will be covering weekly news topics for the month of May, with “Digital...

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