VANSA operates as a development agency for the visual arts in South Africa, promoting connection, access and innovation in our industry. This website has been developed as an up-to-the minute resource, providing information, advice and tools for artists, businesses and organisations, as well as providing a platform for research, awareness and discussion around key industry issues.
Applications are once again open for the Honours in Curatorship programme offered by Michaelis School of Fine Art’s Centre for Curating the Archive in close collaboration with Iziko Museums of South Africa. The programme offers courses in the theory and practice of curatorship, developing in students a sophisticated awareness of the practicalities, politics and poetics of working with collections of many kinds.
The launch party for the PAN!C website will be held in Bulawayo on 4 September!
8th -9th September 2014, In partnership with Lizamore and Associates, R1500. Only 7 places left! Book today and put your career on a roll!
Applications are now open the Morland Scholarship for Writers for 2015. Three scholarships of £18,000 (US $30,000) each will be awarded to writers who were born in Africa or whose parents were born in Africa. The 2014 scholarship attracted over 350 applications.
Cape Town - The Spier Arts Academy, which offers employment-based training in professional mosaic and ceramics, is recruiting apprentices for its 2015 intake. This one-of-a-kind programme is geared towards equipping apprentices with the necessary skills, work experiences and industry connections to run their own creative enterprises after graduation.
Emergent Art Space invites students and emerging artists to participate in an international exhibition series on the theme: ‘TRANSLATIONS’
The Creative exchange is a student-led conference hosted by students of the Wits School of Arts. The conference works towards creating a platform for an interdisciplinary discussion of conceptual and intellectual positions that perhaps may not necessarily have a place in the academic institution.
Calling all artists! Submit your best piece and showcase it in Cape Town. To mark the 20 year anniversary of living in a free and democratic South Africa, the Western Cape Government (WCG) is launching a competition for an exceptional, permanent artwork. Portraits do not qualify and will not be accepted.
Two positions are available for a 3 month unpaid internship at Art South Africa's Cape Town office.
The KZNSA is seeking to employ a Shop Assistant to work in the shop