2013 Ways To Do Public Art: Exhibition Opening, Saturday June 15, 6:00pm, Cape Town City Hall

What are the different forms of public art and what does it mean to bring these into being? These are some of the questions the 2013 Ways To Do Public Art exhibition hopes to open up for dialogue and debate in the context of public art as a growing field of practice in Cape Town and across the country.


People In Space Make Place



ACT to host seminar in Port Elizabeth

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Information Sharing and Networking Seminar will take place at 3pm on 26 June at the Savoy Theatre in Port Elizabeth.


Public Lecture: Does Imagination have a place in the Academy?

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture-FADA cordially invites you to the first lecture in a series of four which focuses on values in the new mission statement of the university.


Collective hustlers!

Live Magazine SA creative networking sessions for 16 – 25’s


Donald MC Callum: Gardens for Body, Mind and Soul

Wits School of Arts We Too Have Something to Say: Thoughts That Lead to Art. A Series of Open Lectures 2013.


100in1Day Cape Town 2013

100in1Day is a global social movement for citizen-driven change. On the 25th of May over 100 interventions lead by citizens to improve their city will take place in Cape Town.


Curatorial Talks 2013 - Venue is Fully Booked!

Curatorial Talks is a series of public discussions focusing on curatorial and exhibition practice. Starting for the first time in 2013, these talks are an invitation to practitioners to present a range of ideas about curatorial practice.


Celebrating Arts Education: The Charlotte Schaer Bursary Benefit

Charlotte Schaer allocated part of her personal art and craft collection to be sold to raise funds for art bursaries. This gesture was to ensure that the principles and values she stood for in her life would be honoured and extended after her death.


2013 African Creative Economy Conference in Cape Town

The 3rd African Creative Economy Conference and the 4th Arterial Network Biennial Conference will be held from 6 – 9 October 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. The event is expected to attract more than 300 delegates from around the world, including visitors from at least 40 African countries. It will be held in the City Hall with a parallel programme celebrating African creative industries. These will include music, theatre, dance, film, fashion, visual art, design, literature and cuisine, mostly taking place in the East City district – The Fringe – deemed to be Cape Town’s cultural and innovation precinct.


National Arts Festival 2013

On the eve of its 40th anniversary, the National Arts Festival continues to push boundaries, and presents a thought-provoking line-up, 27 June - 7 July.


A City Reimagined - Mbali Mdluli @ Parking Gallery

A month long exhibition at the Parking Gallery from Wednesday the 10th of April - Wednesday the 1st of May


Research On The Nature of The Island @ Parking Gallery

As a Physical, Manifested And Projected Environment. Parking Gallery, 10th April - 28th June


'The Space Between': Ways of Looking at the Art of Xu Bing

Professor Peter D. McDonald will explore ‘The Space Between’: Ways of Looking at the Art of Xu Bing at GIPCA’s first 2013 Great Texts public lecture.


World Press Photo and Encounters come to KZN

Encounters South African International Documentary Festival is Africa’s premier documentary event, celebrating its 15th edition in June 2013. It is the longest standing documentary film festival in Africa. Encounters is partnering with Africa Media Online to bring the award-winning South African films from the Encounters Festival over the past 5 years to KwaZulu-Natal privince. The past SA winning films from the festival will be held in the beautiful setting at Michaelhouse in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and begin with the first screening at 7 pm on Saturday April 6, 2013 and continue throughout the day on Sunday April 7, 2013.


SKAFTIEN [the remains]

A presentation and survey of Skaftien 1, 2 & 3 a project by Keleketla! Library,


Parking Gallery-Vaughn Sadie present: “collaborative practice as a strategy for developing and responding to public space”

Sadie has developed a body of work that explores collaborative practice as a strategy for developing and responding to public space. For the next four weeks, Sadie will present four projects that he has worked on over the last two years: Inhabitant (2011,2012), Dundee: Living within History (2011,2013), Streetlights (2010,2013) and Found Object//Readymade (2011).

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