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Annabell Lebethe DITSONG museum curator

Encore | Annabell Lebethe

Annabell Lebethe is the CEO of DITSONG: Museums of South Africa. Lebethe is well known for her leadership roles in the arts and culture sector, having led organisations such as the National Arts Council and the Market Theatre.  Name three artworks that you love and

DITSONG Museums South Africa Heritage Day Month celebrations

Heritage Day at DITSONG

With Heritage Day coming up later this month, Mariet Conradie and Julia Roelofse of DITSONG: Museums of South Africa explore the importance of celebrating heritage worldwide, and outline how they will be celebrating Heritage Day at the DITSONG: Tswaing Meteorite Crater.  Heritage Day, 24 September,

Resistance and Liberation Heritage Route

Using the past to build a future has become more important all over the world as we honour Nelson Mandela’s statement: ‘One of our challenges as we build and extend democracy is the need to ensure that our youth know where we come from, what

DITSONG Museum South Africa Nelson Mandela day

Understanding Nelson Mandela: 1990 – 1993

DITSONG: Museums of South Africa (DMSA) celebrates Mandela Day on 18 July in Soshanguve and Mamelodi to support orphans and child-headed households. DMSA Education Officers give learners at Uthando Primary School in Soshanguve and Emasangweni Primary School in Mamelodi a museum experience they will never

DITSONG Museums of South Africa District Six

Museums, Memorials and Monuments

June is celebrated as Youth Month in South Africa, with a specific focus on 16 June in tribute to the school pupils who lost their lives during the 1976 Soweto Uprising. With this contribution to Creative Feel, Dr Noel Lungile Zwelidumile Solani of the DITSONG:

Tshwane museums collaborate to celebrate International Museum Day

Every year since 1977, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) has organised International Museum Day (IMD), which represents a unique moment for the international museum community. On this day, participating museums plan creative events and activities related to the International Museum Day theme, engage with the

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What’s on during Africa Month at DITSONG?

DITSONG: Museums of South Africa’s vast collections at its various museums offer an exciting way to celebrate Africa Month this May. Africa Day celebrates the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on 25 May 1963. The objectives of the OAU included the celebration

DITSONG Museums Annabell Lebethe

DITSONG MUSEUMS: The best of the best

Creative Feel caught up with the newly appointed CEO of DITSONG: Museums of South Africa Annabell Lebethe, who is well known as an outstanding leader with vast experience, having held leadership positions at the National Arts Council (NAC), the Market Theatre Foundation and the Performing

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DITSONG: Museums of South Africa

Teacher, lecturer, political activist, family man and humble pragmatist. These are the traits of Robert Sobukwe as he is shown at an exhibition currently underway at DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History in Pretoria. Visitors will be able to glimpse the PAC founder from a

Aspire SA art market

The development of value in the SA art market

Many who are tempted to begin collecting art, or who are expanding existing collections, want to know how to ’read’ the art market. When they invest money in an art collection, the key question often is: will my art appreciate in value over time? The

Nature’s Best Photography Africa

Nature’s Best Photography Africa competition is now open

Nature’s Best Photography Africa, the premier annual African nature focused photography competition in the world, in association with Iziko Museums of South Africa, is pleased to declare that the 2018 competition is now open.      This popular competition invites photographers from across the globe

Jil Sander

Jil Sander: The Queen of Less

Jil Sander, one of the most influential fashion designers of her generation, may have come from Northern Germany and be at home on the international catwalks of Paris, Milan and New York, but it is Frankfurt that is now mounting a memorial to her.  

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Encore: Coral Bijoux

Coral Bijoux works in the art and heritage sector, currently for the Mazisi Kunene Foundation. She acts as curator for the Voices of Women Museum and has an emerging career as an artist after many years in arts training and development in urban and rural

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