District Six Museum welcomes new executive director

Photo: Zeenat Patel-Kaskar. Picture: Shakirah Thebus


Shakirah Thebus – 13 February 2024

Cape Town – Looking ahead at the next 30 years, District Six Museum’s newly appointed executive director, Zeenat Patel-Kaskar, said that it was important to remind the public, current and future funders, about why the museum was so important.

“We are currently living through the largest eviction in contemporary history with the war that is happening in the Middle East, and here is an opportunity to remind people how 30 years later, after forced removals, look at what we are dealing with…