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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Call for entries - LA QUATRIÈME IMAGE

Created in 2013 with the support of la Mairie de Paris and the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, LA QUATRIÈME IMAGE is an international photo meeting, open to the public, free, and which has for ambition to make the sharing of cultures around the photography medium. The 4th edition will take place in Paris from 1st to 17th April 2017.

Up skill and Inspirational BASA Established Education programme, supported by RMB

Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) opens a call to recruit 30 organisations for the BASA Established Education programme, proudly supported by Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) for 2017.

Submission to the Department of Arts and Culture on the “ARTS, CULTURE AND HERITAGE WHITE PAPER”

A key mandate of VANSA is to monitor, research and contribute to the South African policy framework in such cases that it affects the Visual Arts. The New White Paper for the arts is the most important policy and is being drafted for the first time in 20 years.


The Fulcrum Group, in partnership with the Bag Factory Artists' Studios and the Candice Berman Gallery is looking for young and up coming Curators to enter into the FULCRUM SUZANNE SHAW CREATIVE AWARD 2017.

KZN Internship Opportunties 2017/2018

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts & Culture invites applications for internship opportunities that exist in the Department. Applications are invited from unemployed youth between 18-35 years of age, with relevant Degree/National Diploma qualifications.

Call for Applications: Pro Helvetia Residencies

Pro Helvetia Johannesburg is happy to announce our annual call for applications for residencies in Switzerland for artists and cultural operators from the Southern African region. Pro Helvetia has a network of regional liaison offices in China, Egypt (for the Arab region), India (for the Indian subcontinent), Russia and South Africa (for Southern Africa).

Open Call for exhibition in Swaziland

Yebo Contemporary Art Gallery and Londza Design are curating an exhibition 'The Burning Question' - Artists exploring the cause and effects of Climate Change

2 vacancies at Stevenson, Johannesburg

Stevenson in Johannesburg has two vacancies: Curatorial Assistant + Art Preparator

VACANCY: LIBRARY INTERN at Stevenson, Cape Town

Stevenson in Cape Town has recently reorganized its research library, and is looking for an intern to dot the i’s and cross the t’s.

Vacancy at Knysna Fine Art, Knysna

A thorough knowledge of the arts in general and South African art is essential. The post requires a focused, mature individual with exceptional administration skills and meticulous attention to detail.

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