The Nelson Mandela Museum is an agency of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture. The museum CEO serves under the overall direction of the Minister of Department of Arts and Culture, and a 12-member council lead the museum.
This is a call for nominations of the museum board who will serve for a five year period.
Nelson Mandela Museum will be loaning its recently produced Quilt Travelling exhibition to the community of Burgersdorp for viewing. This is a joint initiative by Nelson Mandela Museum and Burgersdorp Museum. The exhibition will be exhibited at Burgersdorp Cultural History Museum for the next six months.
As we converge here today to remember our global icon, Nelson Mandela, we need to pause for a moment and reflect on his legacy.
The declaration of Mandela International day in 2009 by the United Nations was embraced by Nelson Mandela Museum as one of its key initiative to preserve the legacy and values of Nelson Mandela by making a difference in the lives of the needy and to inspire debate on topical matters that affect South Africans.
The Department of Sport Arts and Culture in partnership with Nelson Mandela Museum will host the Youth Imbizo Dialogue to encourage Youth Activism in the fight against Gender Based Violence and Femicide & Substance Abuse in their respective communities and schools. The Youth Imbizo Dialogue will be held under the theme: Promoting Activism against GBVF and Substance Abuse.
The Nelson Mandela Museum will be handing over electronic gadgets to the winners of the Human Rights Essay Competition in Gauteng. Annually, the museum hosts Human Rights Essay Competition featuring learners from nine provinces of South Africa.