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The Bag Factory is Inviting Applications for Studio Space

The Bag Factory runs a subsidized studio provision programme and from 01 July 2013 there will be 1 studio space open for rental.

ImpACT Awards Open for Nominations

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) invites nominations for its ImpACT Awards for Young Professionals.

Thuthuka: Wanted Skilled Project Coordinator

Thuthuka Jewellery Awards requires an experienced event/project coordinator with great admin and computer skills for short term contract. An exciting opportunity.

ANSA/VANSA Response to Lottery Amendment Bill 2013

The Lottery Amendment Bill was tabled for public comment by the Department of Trade and Industry in May. VANSA worked with Arterial Network South Africa in the development of a submission on the content of the Bill endorsed by a broad base of sector organisations. Our submission builds on the detailed input to the Department on its Lottery Review Policy Document - on which the present bill is based - which we submitted in December last year. See also the dti's response to our submission (and those of other organisations) in the download at the bottom of the page.

DAC Bursaries for Heritage Related Studies: 2014

The Department of Arts and Culture invites applications for bursaries from students who wish to pursue studies in heritage related programmes. The bursary will finance certificates, diplomas, and degree courses at accredited further and higher education institutions.

2013 Ways To Do Public Art: An Exhibition and Public Programme

17 – 30 June 2013 Cape Town City Hall. What are the different forms of public art and what does it mean to bring these into being? These are some of the questions the 2013 Ways To Do Public Art exhibition hosted by the City of Cape Town in partnership with the Visual Arts Network of South Africa at the Cape Town City Hall hopes to answer.

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