by: Zongezile Matshoba
Albany Museum is making some waves on the net, with some tags featuring interesting links. The most recent one is the video posted by Lauren Haworth, a 4th year New Media Journalism student from Rhodes University. Haworth used the Museum for her project. She has been engaged with Nozipho Madinda of the Mobile Museum Services, and going out to get a first hand experience and capture live what the outreach programme. Getting Management for interviews is always a challenge, but Bongani Mgijima, the Museum’s Manager has been there to give Haworth all the necessary insight and support.
Watch it for yourself, and post your comments.
Alternatively, listen to what some learners say about their heritage, and how Albany Museum plays a crucial role in conserving and promoting Grahamstown and Eastern Cape heritage.
One must bear in mind that these are all young people, who opted to tackle heritage matters head on. That is an assurance that, for years to come, heritage and museum issues will continue to be guarded and passed on.