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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artEC: Arts Intern Wanted! (Applications Closed)

artEC are looking for an energetic and reliable arts graduate.

GIPCA - 2013 Internship: Call for applications (Applications Closed)

The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) invites applications for a seven month internship position, starting 13 May 2013. The internship position is funded by Africalia, the Belgian funding agency, through a three year programme of support to the visual arts sector facilitated by the Visual Arts Network of South Africa.

Arts Administration Internship at BLANK PROJECTS (Applications Closed)

blank projects is inviting dynamic young graduates in the arts and other relevant fields to apply for a six month internship in art administration. Made possible by Africalia and the VANSA, this internship is a hands-on skills development program with increasing levels of responsibility within the organization as the internship progresses

Call Out - Audience Development Workshops

Sponsored places available for British Council and University of Johannesburg audience development workshops for arts professionals.

Thupelo - Greatmore Studios

20 artists, 10days of focused work, interaction and skills sharing.

Call for Applications for the 2013 Reinhold Cassirer Award

The Reinhold Cassirer award at the Bag Factory, funded by Nadine Gordimer, offers an emerging South African artist, in the field of drawing or painting, under the age of 35 the opportunity to spend a period of approximately three months at the Bag Factory's studios.

Arts & Culture Grants 2013/2014: Performing Arts & Festivals

The City of Cape Town’s Tourism, Events and Marketing Directorate is inviting applications for funding from arts organisations/institutions within the municipal boundaries of the City.

Get involved in Red Bull Collective Art

Red Bull Collective Art allows contributors worldwide the chance to create a unique piece of art.

2nd Call for Applications: Joule City Arts Incubator

Resonance Bazar invites unemployed and freelance artists to apply for a place in the 6-month Joule City Arts Incubator in central Cape Town, a graduate development programme taking place from 13 March 2013 to 16 August 2013.

Afrofuturism at the Parking Gallery

A month-long program curated by Euridice Kala

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