Since the Lizamore & Associates Mentorship Programme started in 2008, it has seen exponential growth. Launched with only R 10 000-00 of seed funding from Rand Merchant Bank, the project has been realized with the full sponsorship of Lizamore & Associates and the voluntary time of committed artists, arts administrators and curators.


Friends of Design Bursary Programme

Many young South Africans, excited by new technologies, long to prove their creativity in fields such as digital design - but their career dreams are often thwarted by monetary constraints. To assist students with the potential to shine as visual communicators, Friends of Design Academy of Digital Arts is working with MICT SETA, who have budgets for fully funded bursaries to the value of R69, 000 to invest in a brighter future for South Africa’s young creatives. Transport will be covered for all students.


Call for Applications Jan van Eyck Academie

The Van Eyck invites artists, designers, photographers, (landscape) architects, curators, writers, and critics to apply for a residency at the Jan van Eyck Academie for 4 up to 12 months.


Applications for BASA Education Programme now open

Applications are now open for the second, year-long Business and Arts South Africa Education Programme, supported by RMB.


Call for Applications: Cultural Accelerator Programme

The African Arts Institute is now accepting applications from young cultural entrepreneurs who operate in Townships of the Greater Western Cape Region in South Africa to take part in a new Cultural Accelerator.


Open School East: 2016 Open Call

Open School East is for emerging artists with or without a BA, MA or formal artistic qualification, who are seeking to engage in a critical environment for artistic learning. Applicants are selected on the following criteria: artistic quality; a recognised need to access free and non-conventional education; a genuine interest in and ability to work collaboratively, be self-directed and to enter into a meaningful dialogue with local audiences and publics from further afield.


Assemblage: Bursary Studio Call-out

As of September 2015 Assemblage will have three studio spaces to offer to 3 worthy applicants. Artists who are serious about their careers but who are limited by their resources and are in need of support and community are invited to apply for an Assemblage studio bursary.


Photography Incubator Programme: Call for Applications

The Market Photo Workshop, with the support of the Department of Arts and Culture, has developed an opportunity for established photographers to refine and expand their practice.


Applications open for BASA programmes: Eastern Cape

Applications are now open for arts organisations in the Eastern Cape to be part of Business and Arts South Africa’s BASA Basics and Dynamic programme.


PhD Position in Curatorial Research

The University of Leuven (KU Leuven, Lieven Gevaert Research Centre for Photography) and Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (M HKA) search to employ a PhD-candidate (full time / 2 (+2) years appointment, 2015-2019). The research will be conducted under the supervision of Prof. dr. Hilde Van Gelder (KU Leuven), dr. Mieke Bleyen (KU Leuven), and dr. Edwin Carels (M HKA).


Applications now open for BASA Basics - Mpumalanga

Applications are now open for arts organisations in Mpumalanga to become part of Business and Arts South Africa’s 2015 BASA Basics programme.



As part of the broader African Cultural Leadership Programme, which has been running since 2012 in more than 41 African countries, applications are now open for suitable Learning Partners to join the 10-day Cultural Entrepreneurship Course in Cape Town in June.


African Arts Campus

To mark Africa Month, the African Arts Institute invites you to the AFRICAN ARTS CAMPUS (AAC).


Bursary: Calling for post-matriculants

LEARN DIGITAL DRAWING: ART for the new generation


Applications now open for BASA Basics-KZN

Applications are now open for arts organisations in KwaZulu Natal to become part of Business and Arts South Africa’s 2015 BASA Basics programme.


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Centers of Learning for Photography in Africa

The Goethe-Institut Johannesburg, in collaboration with the Market Photo Workshop, offers two training courses and a curriculum development meeting on photography training in Johannesburg as part of the project “Centers of Learning for Photography in Africa (CLPA)”.


Call for Applications: Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam

The Fine Arts department is looking for eager, active, and ambitious students who are willing to participate in group tutorials, workshops and other forms education. We are looking authentic makers and thinkers who are open to fundamental reflection on their work. A sound background in art or possession of equivalent expertise in affiliated fields is required.


MFA program at TCU in Texas: full tuition and stipend

TCU, located in Fort Worth, Texas, is seeking qualified applications for our 2014-2015 MFA program. This three year, 60-hour program, highly competitive program offers full tuition and stipend to the top four candidates. These assistantships stay with the students for three years.



Node Center for Curatorial Studies Berlin is thrilled to announce the launch of the Curatorial Program 2015 - Innovators Grant, a new two-month long program to develop experimental learning methods in fields outside of ar

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