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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Open Call: The Media Art Biennale in Chile

The Media Art Biennale in Chile celebrates its 11th edition and invites artists and filmmakers to submit audiovisual pieces based on the topic of "AUTONOMY".

Post Office launches Stamp Design Competition - Cape Town

Post Office launches Stamp Design Competition for World Design Capital Cape Town 2014

Michaelis Open Day 2013

Attend presentations on courses offered in practice and theory, preparing your portfolio and the application process, and careers you may work in after your degree.

SAVAH Conference 2013

The annual SAVAH conference will be hosted by the Department of Visual and Art History, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town

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

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