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IN_HERIT FESTIVAL EVENTS PROGRAMME 2022

IN_HERIT FESTIVAL EVENTS PROGRAMME 2022

Free Entrance on Heritage Day

Join us throughout as we celebrate South Africa’s diverse heritage in a series of exciting events and exhibitions on Heritage Day Saturday, 24 September 2022.

*Free entry excludes Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome, as well as museums closed for repairs and renovations.

Download the full programme here

TIME                  DESCRIPTION EVENT VENUE 
ONLINE EVENT  
  All Day Visual depiction of past environment C Hunter paintings commissioned by the researchers based on the palaeontological evidence.  The aim is to give audiences a lasting image of past environment and improve their understanding through visual depiction.    Iziko Online 
ON SITE EVENT @ ISAM 
9:00 – 15:00 National Marine species display of the Marine Biology – poster exhibition   ISAM 
        9h00-15h00 The evolutionary process of facial bones in different animals. (Karoo Paleontological Collection). An excellent display highlighting how these bones have evolved in different animals, from a common ancestor.  The Gathering space, ISAM 
South Africa’s treasures: Invertebrate Paleontological and Geological Collection displays of rocks, minerals, and shells.  
English & Indigenous languages. Visitors will be asked to write down, next to the English insect’s common name, the common insect names in their native tongue. This list would be documented for possible social media information sharing post the event. 
Reptiles and amphibians: An exciting display of reptiles and amphibians highlighting their differences e.g. in their physical attributes, their behaviour towards the water but also their similarities 
10h00-12h00 Come colour with us. Each toddler has an opportunity to colour in a printed copy of the South African flag.   The Gathering space, ISAM 
We love bees! Showcasing ways to keep bees buzzing. In addition, visitors have an opportunity to try a small sample of raw honey and honeycomb. 
Modern Entomophagy: Edible insects have been consumed by humans for many years and yet are still considered taboo to many. We would like to provide visitors with an opportunity to try commercial edible insect species, in our effort to promote sustainable eating. 
10:00 – 14:00 The Coat of Arms of South Africa is the main heraldic insignia of South Africa. The present coat of arms was introduced on Freedom Day 27 April 2000 and was designed by Mr Iaan Bekker. It replaced an earlier national arm, which had been in use since 1910.Participants will be taken through the Rock Art display to explore and discuss significance and symbolism behind our coat of arms.   Discovery Room, ISAM    
10:00-11:00 Drumming Session – with Bevil Spence   Rock Art Gallery, ISAM 
10h00-15h00 Archaeology Display Table:  See and explore a selection of million-year-old stone tools.   Stone Bones (4th Floor), ISAM 
10h00-14h00 Archaeology Mock Dig: Be an archaeologist and excavate cool stone tools, animal bones and seashells.  
14h00 – 15h00 Ask an Archaeologist Questions: Would you like to be an archaeologist and know what it takes to become one. Well, this is your chance to meet real life archaeologists and ask them all sorts of questions.   
11:00-11:30 Rainbow Academy is a non-profit School of Performing Arts and Business that started in June 2010 at Mandela Rhodes Place, Cape Town. The aim of the school is to nurture talent, educate and address youth unemployment in the Performing Arts and Creative Industries.  On this day they will be rendering a performative piece that reflect on our heritage.   Whale Well, ISAM 
11:00 – 11:30    Exhibition walkabout: Join Mining/Earth-artist, Jeannette Unite for a walkabout of PLOT: CRITICAL ZONES A trans-disciplinary installation interrogating human beings’ relationship with minerals that are at the heart of mining, industrialisation, manufacture, and consumption.    PLOT Exhibition Hall, ISAM   
11:30 11:45   Drum Majorettes Performance by Eerste River South Drum Majorettes    Whale Well, ISAM    
12:00 – 13:00    Indigenous Games Amphitheatre: ISAM    
13:00-14:30   Zakes Mda Public Dialogue: Join Prof Zanemvula Kizito Gatyeni “Zakes” Mda, internationally renowned novelist, poet and playwright for a public dialogue entitled: ‘South Africa’s contribution to world culture’ T.H. Barry Lecture Hall: ISAM   
 ON SITE EVENT @ ISL  
11:00 – 12h00   Jazz Music performance & Marimba: By jazz music icon, Mama Sylvia Ncediwe Mdunyelwa  Foyer: ISL 
11:00 – 13:00    Exhibition walkabout of Aluta Continua, Singing Freedom and Red in the Rainbow, led by Curator, Lynn Abrahams.            ISL 
IZIKO PLANETARIUM and DIGITAL DOME SHOW TIMES  (Regular Fees Apply) 
10:30    The Accidental Astronauts  Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome 
11:00 
12:00 Phantom of the Universe 
13:30   Infinity Express 
Event Status:
Past Events
Date & Time:
24/09/2022
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International Mother Language Day
Advancing Restitution - A Discussion
Astronomy Programme
Natural History Programme 1
Natural History Programme 2
Art Programme
Social History Programme
Bringing the Stars to Iziko
Worker's Day
3rd Iziko Symposium - Day 1
International Museum Day
3rd Iziko Symposium - Day 2
3rd Iziko Symposium - Day 3
Africa Day
Youth Day
International Mandela Day
SLAVE LODGE TOUR
The quest for the first animals in the south and the north
Women's Day
Promoting a Gender Equal Society for a Sustainable Future
BISHOPSFORD BONSAI NURSERY TOUR
TOUR THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SOUTH AFRICA AND THE CENTRE FOR THE BOOK
Birds, beaches and beach bums: adventures of marine biologists in unravelling the roles of birds on our shores
Heritage Day
IN_HERIT FESTIVAL EVENTS PROGRAMME 2022
THE CAPE MUSLIM & SLAVE HERITAGE MUSEUM
Visit Iziko Museums of South Africa this school holiday!
Medicine of the sea: Challenges and opportunities on bioprospecting in South Africa
Edit your Pride Edit-A-Thon
Conversations with Water
World AIDS and Emancipation Day
Reconciliation Day
Mostert's Mill Tour
Public Lecture
U406 Pavilion Prototype 2
HAJI NOOR DEEN MI GUANG JIANG at ISANG
Human Rights Day - Free Entry to Selected Museums
VISIT NATIONAL SEA RESCUE INSTITUTE (NSRI) STATION 10 IN ST GEORGE'S WAY, SIMONSTOWN
Natural Science Collections in South Africa as perceived by the scientific community
Holiday Programme
Holiday Fun for Everyone! Day 1: Solar System Diorama
INTAKA ISLAND WALKING TOUR
Holiday Fun for everyone! Day 2: Therapsid Mask
Holiday Fun for everyone! Day 3 & 4: Creating a Ceramic Object
Freedom Day
International Museum Day Symposium 2023
International Museum Day
Africa Day 2023
LECTURE WEDNESDAY 31 MAY
THE BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE - WEDNESDAY 14 JUNE
Youth Day 2023
LECTURE WEDNESDAY 28 JUNE
Join Iziko Museums of South Africa for the screening of 'DUSTLANDS' and 'Keeping Hope Alive'.
Share the FUN! Visit Iziko Museums of South Africa
Shark Awareness Day
Museums, Heritage, Climate Justice, Artivism and Healing
Through Our Eyes
Join Iziko Museums of South Africa in commemorating Women’s Day
Ms Rooksana Omar, CEO Iziko Museums of South Africa, invites you to a walkabout by curator Andrew Lamprecht in conversation with Jacques Viljoen
Join Iziko Museums of South Africa and the Michaelis Honours in Curatorship programme fellows for an introductory walkabout of:
Youth Poetry Workshop
in_Herit Festival 2023 Programme
Sewing together stories of the past
Femicide in South Africa – Facilitated Two-Day Workshop
Round Table Discussion: Ancestry and the Global Slave Trade.
Discover the Colours of our Heritage!
Celebrate our cultural diversity - join Iziko Museums of South Africa for the in_herit FESTIVAL 2023
Hope on a Horse
Noem My Skollie
School Holiday Programme
The Science Film Festival 2023
World Space Week 2023
National Marine Week 2023 Performance
National Marine Week 2023
Live Performance Composed by Lize Briel
Join Iziko Museums of South Africa in commemorating Emancipation and World Aids Day
Reconciliation Day
Holiday Programme
Human Rights Day
March 2024 Holiday Programme
Freedom Day Programme
International Worker's Day, 1 May 2024
Symposium Day 1
Symposium Day 2
Symposium Day 3
International Museum Day
Celebrate Africa Day
Celebrate World Oceans Day at the Iziko South African Museum!
Celebrate Youth Day
Iziko Career Workshop
Winter Holiday Programme
Experience the magic of circus at the Museum!
What Heritage, Whose Heritage: A Move to the Digital
Market Day
Book Launch Invitation

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Dear Visitors,

Please be advised that Iziko Museums’ Winter Operating Hours have been adjusted for weekends.

Winter Weekend Hours:

Saturdays: 08h30 – 16h00

Iziko Museums: Slave Lodge, South African Museum and South African National Gallery,

Bo-Kaap Museum and Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome

Sundays: 08h30 – 16h00

Iziko Museums: Iziko South African Museum, South African National Gallery

and Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome

Thank you,

Iziko Management

Dear Visitor 

 

Iziko Museums’ Winter Operating Hours Update. 

 

Please be advised that the weekend(SAT and SUN) operating hours have been adjusted. 

The museums will open operate from 08h30 to 16h00 on weekends during winter.

 

Saturdays from 08h30 to 16h00

Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium, Iziko South African National Gallery, 

Iziko Bo-Kaap Museum and Iziko Slave Lodge. 

 

Sundays from 08h30 to 16h00

Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium and Iziko South African National Gallery. 

 

By order 

Iziko Management.