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Explore a career within our museums


Please note that all the workshops have been cancelled. 

Join Iziko Museums of South Africa for a three-day Careers Workshop this July; learn about the extraordinary career options at museums!

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Join Iziko Museums on Monday, 19, Thursday, 22 and Friday, 23 July 2021 for an exciting, three-day Careers Workshop. Taking place from 09h00 until 14h30 across these three days during the July school holidays, this workshop is open to Grade 9 to 12 learners. Take the opportunity to explore various career options in this jam-packed, educational, fun and enriching experience!

Learn more about curating, collections management and displays, research, education and many more exciting and extraordinary career options at Iziko Museums. Developed by the Iziko Education Department, this programme is made possible by the input, facilitation and expertise of Iziko Museums practitioners – who will offer an insight into their day-to-day work, as well as the career path they chose to become the museum professionals they are today. 

All learners who would like to participate in this Careers Workshop must please submit a motivational letter to Kashiefa Milward at by Wednesday, 7 July 2021. The letter must include mention of the learner’s school, age, grade and a short paragraph expressing their interest in both museums and the workshop. Interested learners who are required to participate in job-shadowing programmes for Life Orientation are welcome to take this opportunity. A full programme will be sent to learners who express interest and who are invited to attend.

DATES: 19, 22, 23 July 2021
TIME: 09h00 until 14h30 each day
VENUE: Iziko Museums of South Africa
COST: R285.00 per learner

For more information, please contact Yentl Kohler at

When visiting Iziko Museums, your health and safety, and that of our staff, is of utmost importance. Please note that there are Covid-19 protocols in place to ensure the safety of both staff and visitors; we thank you for all your efforts in maintaining social distancing to keep both yourself and us safe. 

Throughout this uncertain period, Iziko has been online and working to showcase our unique work and collections on the website. Visit to explore all that we have on offer, and keep up-to-date on COVID19 safety protocols and opening hours. Make sure to also like, follow and share our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok!




Issued by: Ellen Agnew
Communications Coordinator: Iziko Museums of South Africa
Telephone: 021 481 3830 Email: 
Issued on behalf of the Office of the CEO, Iziko Museums of South Africa

About Iziko Museums of South Africa (Iziko)
Iziko operates 11 national museums, the Planetarium and Digital Dome, the Social History Centre and three collection‑specific libraries in Cape Town.  The museums that make up Iziko have their own history and character, presenting extensive art, social and natural history collections that reflect our diverse African heritage.  Iziko is a public entity and public benefit organisation that brings together these museums under a single governance and leadership structure.  The organisation allows *free access to all individuals on commemorative days, (*excluding the Castle of Good Hope, Groot Constantia and Planetarium and Digital Dome). Visit our webpage at, join our online community on Facebook (, Instagram (@izikomuseumssa) or follow us on Twitter (@Iziko_Museums) for regular updates on events, news and new exhibitions.

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Please be advised that all Iziko Museums of South Africa will be closed to the public on Election Day,  Wednesday, 29 May 2024.