Workers Museum Online Tour & Petrus Mashishi Exhibition (29 Nov 2020)


JBF 2020 WORKERS MUSEUM ONLINE TOUR & PETRUS MASHISHI PHOTO EXHIBITION

WORKERS MUSEUM ONLINE TOUR AND
LAUNCH OF PETRUS MASHISHI, Worker Leader, PHOTO EXHIBITION

Date and Time: Sunday, 29th November 2020, 11.00 – 12.30 pm

Venue: Zoom and Facebook LIVE

Zoom Registration Link

The Workers Museum in Newtown, Johannesburg, is the only one of its kind in the country. A former compound for municipal workers from 1910s and continued under apartheid until the 1970s. The Workers Museum was refurbished in 2006, and focuses on the role and position of migrant labour in Johannesburg.

At this JBF, and in the context of Covid 19 an online virtual tour of the Museum will be made available to a wider audience in the South Africa, and beyond.

This year a Photo Exhibition will commemorate the life of Petrus Mashishi, Worker Leader.

Join Khanya College at the Jozi Book Fair for the launch of the Workers’ Museum Online Tourn and brochure; and the Photo Exhibition of Petrus Mashishi, Worker Leader. The late former President of the South African Municipal Workers Union, Petrus Mashishi (1948-2018) was a founding member of the Workers Museum.

Moderator(s):
Khanya College and the City of Johannesburg’s Heritage and Museums Department

For more information:

Call or Whatsapp: 084 377 3003

Email: Jozibookfair@khanyacollege.org.za

Visit the Jozi Book Fair Facebook Page here

For information about the Jozi Book Fair Festival 2020 click here.

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