Art Museum to make SA history when building will be lit up in PURPLE!

NOVEMBER 16, 2017

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum plans to make South African history tomorrow night when it aims to be the first local heritage building lit up in purple for a good cause. This event, in support of World Prematurity Day, starts tomorrow (Friday, 17 November) at 5:30pm. The museum will be lit up before 8pm.

Guests to this event are asked to bring a blanket or beanie that will be donated to under privileged moms and babies.

Worldwide 15 million babies are born prematurely every year and premature birth is the leading cause of death in children under the age of five worldwide. World Prematurity Day on November 17 raises awareness of this serious health crisis.

Details are as follows:

Date: Friday, 17 November 2017

Venue: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Time: 5:30pm


Mom’s Talk Workshop

In the same vein, the Nelson Mandela Art Museum is hosting a Mom’s Talk by Leah Hughes, founder of Gentle Breastfeeding Support, for new and expectant moms.  The topic is The Art of Being a Mom: Breastfeeding, pre-birth planning and the first few days of motherhood. Moms are welcome to arrive from 9:30 and the talk will commence at 10:00.  Babies are most welcome and the venue is pram friendly and has facilities for changing nappies.

Details are as follows:

Date: Saturday, 18 November 2017

Time: 9:30am for 10am

Venue: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Contact Franchisee Liandé Barnard
Eastern Cape contact number 086 163 6845
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