Visit museums for free on Youth Day kop

2015-06-09 06:00
Explore 11 Iziko museums for free on Youth Day.

Explore 11 Iziko museums for free on Youth Day.

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Celebrate Youth Day on Tuesday 16 June with free entry to the Iziko Museums.

Begin your adventure at the Iziko South African Museum and discover impressive Natural History displays such as African Dinosaurs, and a Marine Biology exhibit featuring life-size casts of sharks.

Visit the Discovery Room, a “touch room” where children are encouraged to investigate a wide range of exhibits like fossils, mounted birds and skeletons.

The Iziko South African National Gallery houses temporary art exhibitions, like Seedtime: an Omar Badsha retrospective and The refusal of time by William Kentridge, currently on show.

Explore the Iziko Slave Lodge, where a variety of displays on slavery at the Cape, Egyptology, isishweshwe fabric and more can be found. The exhibitions Singing Freedom and There’s something I must tell you both reflect on South Africa’s political past and show how iconic music artists and female activists played a role in the struggle for democracy.V

For more information, like Iziko Museums on Facebook, follow @Iziko_Museums on Twitter or visit www.iziko.org.za.

Celebrate Youth Day on Tuesday 16 June with free entry to the Iziko Museums of South Africa.

Begin your adventure at the Iziko South African Museum and discover impressive Natural History displays such as African Dinosaurs, and a Marine Biology exhibit featuring life-size casts of sharks and other marine animals. Visit the Discovery Room, a ‘touch room’ where children are encouraged to investigate a wide range of exhibits ranging from fossils, mounted birds and articulated skeletons, to preserved snakes in bottles and a large insect display. Across from the SA Museum in the Company’s Gardens, the Iziko South African National Gallery houses an array of temporary art exhibitions, like Seedtime: an Omar Badsha retrospective and The refusal of time by William Kentridge, currently on show.

For a dose of social history and culture, explore the Iziko Slave Lodge, where a variety of displays on slavery at the Cape, Egyptology, isishweshwe fabric and more can be found. The exhibitions Singing Freedom and There’s something I must tell you both reflect on South Africa’s political past and show how iconic music artists and female activists played a role in the struggle for democracy.V

For more information, like Iziko Museums on Facebook, follow @Iziko_Museums on Twitter or visit www.iziko.org.za.

Celebrate Youth Day on Tuesday 16 June with free entry to the Iziko Museums of South Africa.

Begin your adventure at the Iziko South African Museum and discover impressive Natural History displays such as African Dinosaurs, and a Marine Biology exhibit featuring life-size casts of sharks and other marine animals. Visit the Discovery Room, a ‘touch room’ where children are encouraged to investigate a wide range of exhibits ranging from fossils, mounted birds and articulated skeletons, to preserved snakes in bottles and a large insect display. Across from the SA Museum in the Company’s Gardens, the Iziko South African National Gallery houses an array of temporary art exhibitions, like Seedtime: an Omar Badsha retrospective and The refusal of time by William Kentridge, currently on show.

For a dose of social history and culture, explore the Iziko Slave Lodge, where a variety of displays on slavery at the Cape, Egyptology, isishweshwe fabric and more can be found. The exhibitions Singing Freedom and There’s something I must tell you both reflect on South Africa’s political past and show how iconic music artists and female activists played a role in the struggle for democracy.V

For more information, like Iziko Museums on Facebook, follow @Iziko_Museums on Twitter or visit www.iziko.org.za.

Celebrate Youth Day on Tuesday 16 June with free entry to the Iziko Museums of South Africa.

Begin your adventure at the Iziko South African Museum and discover impressive Natural History displays such as African Dinosaurs, and a Marine Biology exhibit featuring life-size casts of sharks and other marine animals. Visit the Discovery Room, a ‘touch room’ where children are encouraged to investigate a wide range of exhibits ranging from fossils, mounted birds and articulated skeletons, to preserved snakes in bottles and a large insect display. Across from the SA Museum in the Company’s Gardens, the Iziko South African National Gallery houses an array of temporary art exhibitions, like Seedtime: an Omar Badsha retrospective and The refusal of time by William Kentridge, currently on show.

For a dose of social history and culture, explore the Iziko Slave Lodge, where a variety of displays on slavery at the Cape, Egyptology, isishweshwe fabric and more can be found. The exhibitions Singing Freedom and There’s something I must tell you both reflect on South Africa’s political past and show how iconic music artists and female activists played a role in the struggle for democracy.V

For more information, like Iziko Museums on Facebook, follow @Iziko_Museums on Twitter or visit www.iziko.org.za

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