Non-metropolitan Mentorship Programme: PRESENTATIONS & APPLICATIONS

The Bag Factory Artists' Studios presents its latest programme - the Non-metropolitan Mentorship Programme.


White Paper Sessions: 5 December 2016, JHB/DBN/CT

"The central thrust of the White Paper is to establish an integrated national dispensation of arts, culture and heritage. It therefore underscores the inter-relationship between the primary artistic disciplines and practices of the visual arts, craft and design; the performing arts of theatre, music and dance and creative writing as distinct and related practices of artistry, with multiple properties including their intrinsic, social, educational and economic values and capacities."



VANSA will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Saturday 22 October 2016. Please join us from 10.30 am.



Johannesburg’s art spaces will pulse with activity from 1 to 7 September 2016, when Art Week Joburg celebrates the city’s vibrant and eclectic contemporary art scene.



Now in its fourth year, ART WEEK CAPE TOWN will be taking place from Tuesday 16th February – Sunday 21st February 2016! An initiative of the Contemporary Art Development Trust (CADT), ART WEEK is aimed at strengthening and increasing the visibility of the city’s visual art sector. What began in 2012 as a small project driven by the simple idea of highlighting local contemporary art grew into the only annual festival to shine a spotlight on both the Johannesburg and Cape Town art scenes, pulling together galleries, public institutions, curators and artists for one focused week of art happenings.


PUSH at The Palms, as part of To Let - Paperworks & Performance Factory

PUSH is a mobile art gallery and project space housed in a red vending machine. For 'To – Let', PUSH is collaborating with artist Scott Williams who is creating small works and zines focused on his research on everyday utterances of trade in Belville.


EKURHULENI Visual Arts Stakeholder Engagement Session - Springs Community Hall

The SRAC Department of the City of Ekurhuleni’s Visual Arts and Crafts Section will be hosting a Stakeholders Engagement Session for the Visual Arts Sector, in association with The Visual Arts Network of South Africa. The Stakeholder Engagement Session represents the Department’s ongoing commitment to work effectively with its stakeholders and continue to improve performance, increase efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery.


‘White Curtains’/ group exhibition

As part of the VANSA initiated To-Let Project, White Curtains features a selection of multi-disciplinary artists who live, work and think in Sea Point. Together they create a free space that ignites contemplation and critical conversation.



ART WEEK JOBURG returns to the city in 2015 with a bigger and better programme from 5 September to 13 September. As with last year, ART WEEK brings together galleries, artist studios and organisations from around the city in a week long festival to showcase what the visual arts in this city have to offer! This year also sees the inclusion of an international programme, including a solo show by Emeka Ogboh (Nigeria), a collaborative performance by Hannah Catherine Jones (UK) and That’i Cover Orkestra (SA) as part of the UKZA seasons, as well as a two day meeting of arts organisations from around the continent for the PAN!C Meetings.


LES IS MORE CAMPAIGN: Fine Art and Photography Auction to raise funds for Lesley Perkes from Art@Work

Auction @ Gallery MOMO Thursday 25 June 2015 | Preview: Tuesday 23 & Wednesday 24 June 2015


Saturday 28 February 2015: MINING LUBUM

Please join us this Saturday 28 February from 3pm at VANSA for the opening of MINING LUBUM. The exhibition features works by Congolese based artists Trésor Malaya (RDC), Georges Senga (RDC) and Daddy Tshikaya (RDC).


Launch of SA-UK Seasons 2014 and 2015

25 March 2014: South Africa’s Arts and Culture Minister, Mr Paul Mashatile, launches the SA-UK Seasons 2014 & 2015.


AfrikaBurn 2014

As with each year since it started in 2007, AfrikaBurn takes place in the Tankwa Karoo in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. A year’s worth of anticipation, dreaming, planning, building and creating comes together to create Tankwa Town, a temporary city formed from the imaginations of its participants (that means you!).


Visual Art Auction Preview: In aid of Diane Victor

A special cocktail party preview will take place at FADA Gallery on Wednesday 27 November at 6 for 6 30pm.


Visual Art Auction: In aid of Diane Victor

University of Johannesburg FADA Gallery Invitation. 30 November 2013 from 14h00.


Art Week Cape Town 2013: Starts 23 November

Participating galleries, institutions and individuals are included in a coordinated programme of openings, events, and open studios throughout greater Cape Town.


Request for Crafters and Artists to Register - Gauteng

Request for Crafters and Artists to Register in the GPG: Creative Industries Database


New Gallery Opens in PE: Underculture Contemporary

Underculture Contemporary’s launch exhibition, For Play is a group exhibition of selected Eastern Cape and national artists. For Play aims to establish the future tone for the Underculture Contemporary gallery by providing a platform for engaging, conceptual South African art within the Eastern Cape.

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