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. 

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PANSA Job Opportunities: National Co-ordinator & National Administrator

The Performing Arts Network of South Africa (PANSA) invites applications from interested and suitably qualified people to fill two posts for the daily management of the organisation nationally.

Cultural and Creative Industries Symposium in PE

The Port Elizabeth Opera House (PEOH) and the Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) will host a Cultural and Creative Industries Symposium in PE.

Open Call: UNPAINTED Media Art Fair 2014

How does the global network affect the creation and reception of art? How do artists react to the digitization of our world?

Applications for Honours in Curatorship 2014 - Cape Town

The Centre for Curating the Archive at the Michaelis School of Fine Art in collaboration with Iziko Museum of South Africa.

3D Printing Workshops at Parts & Labour

3D Printing Workshops by Brendan Copestake at Parts & Labour.

David Koloane Mentorship Programme - Call for Applications

The Bag Factory invites young South African artists to apply for the 2013 David Koloane Mentorship Programme

ArtSavvy: A Guide to Residencies

In ArtSavvy: A Guide to Residencies Workshop, our invited speakers will be analysing and discussing of some of the various aspects of residency programmes.

Artists Book Workshop facilitated by Cheryl Penn

These two simple but effective formats will be completed in one day, filled by the participants at home and then exhibited at The COLLECTIVE from 19-24 August 2013

Art Talks – Saturday & Sunday of the Turbine Art Fair

Viewing art can be an great experience but there is no substitute for choosing a piece that captivates, excites and moves you. Although this should be around personal taste it is sometimes quite intimidating and a bit of expert advice here and there can help to get you going.

Connect ZA Calling All Innovators!

Connect ZA is looking fresh ideas for collaboration in technology & the arts

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