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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3D/ Multimedia lecturer Post Available at Pearson Institute of Higher Education

The Pretoria Campus of the Pearson Institute of Higher Education is seeking to appoint a 3D/Multimedia Lecturer within the Graphic Design Department.

British Council Connect ZA ColabNowNow Open Call

British Council Connect ZA, in partnership with Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, has launched ColabNowNow, an exciting collaboration project opportunity for young artists, coders, architects and storytellers.

Book Launch - 2016 Winter School Workbook: 'Mother Tongue'

We are pleased to announce the launch the 2016 Winter School Workbook: 'Mother Tongue'. Please join us on Wednesday 26 July 2017 from 7pm.


The internship programme at ROOM Gallery & Projects, is a hands-on skills development program, offering experiential learning, practical engagement in real- time Art projects, with increasing levels of responsibility within the organisation as the internship progresses.

Winter School 2017: In Common - Speaker Announcement

VANSA will hold its third annual Winter School in Johannesburg from Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August each evening from 6 to 8pm. We're pleased to announce the list of speakers for Winter School: In Common.

Standard Bank Gallery Manager

Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg is hiring a Gallery Manager.

RAW Material Company’s residency programme 2018

RAW Material Company’s residency programme started in 2011 and has welcomed more than 40 artists, writers, researchers, curators, etc. from various nationalities, in Dakar. The residency programme is open to visual artists interested in any medium, from writers, musicians, filmmakers and architects to curators, researchers or student researchers.

Durban Artist Callout: 3rd NewAge INK Expo Festival

All Durban based creatives in Illustration and Photography are invited to participate at the 3rd NewAge INK Expo Festival 2017.

Youth, Arts and Culture Initiative Call for Proposals/Expressions

Are you inspired by the fact that up to 67% of the SADC region’s population is below 35 years and yet youth, especially young women, remain on the margins of the mainstream economy, politics and society?

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