Southern Africa

Projects in Southern Africa

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Conservation of the Early 20th-Century Phutadikobo Museum Building in Mochudi

This project involves a suite of activities designed to address structural weaknesses in the early 20th-century building and to make it safe and suitable for storing and displ…

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Conservation of the 20th-Century Liliesleaf Archive Collection in Johannesburg

This project involves the conservation of materials related to the site.

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Conservation of Objects Recovered from the 18th-Century São José Slave Shipwreck in Cape Town

This project involves critical conservation laboratory upgrades and training and mentorship opportunities for archaeology students.

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Documentation of Indigenous African Musical Traditions in South Africa

This project, which involves the documentation of traditional music and its transcription into standard staff notation for preservation and use, directly supports the U.S. emb…

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Preservation of Photographs and Archaeological Field and Other Records Related to the Pre-Colonial Kingdom of Mapungubwe

This project, which includes the organization, documentation, and conservation of photographs, field records, and other items in the archive, directly supports the Embassy's e…

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Conservation of the 20th-Century Archives of the Federated Union of Black Artists (FUBA)

This project, which includes preventive conservation and storage upgrades, directly supports the Embassy's efforts to support democracy and economic growth in South Africa.

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Preservation and Protection of Ethnographic and Historic Collections at the Supa-Ngwao Museum Centre (SNMC) in Francistown

This project, which involves preventive conservatino of the collections, directly supports the Embassy's efforts to advance the protection of human rights and liberties for al…

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Conservation of the Stone Age Diepkloof Rock Shelter near Elands Bay

This project involves the conservation and documentation of the archaeological site.

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Conservation of the 20th-Century Constitutional Court Art Collection in Johannesburg

This project involves the conservation of several objects within the collection.

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