Call for African Arts Institute 'AFRICA 101' Course Facilitators

AFRICA 101 is a project envisaged by the African Arts Institute (AFAI) for 2011: an AFRICAN ARTS CAMPUS from where a series of informal, part-time courses on Africa, African arts, culture and creative content will be presented, firstly to a South African public, but with the future vision to expand to an international cultural tourism market. AFAI is currently looking for independent facilitators for course subjects as listed below, with availability in Cape Town during August/September 2011.


Gallery of Light Applications Call: Art Residencies

The Gallery is dedicated to collaborations with under-represented artists and curators and to exhibiting arts practice that is evolving and experimental. Gallery of Light studio and research residencies support independent creative practice and aim to nurture dialogue between UAE artists and visiting practitioners. They allow time to explore ideas and realise new projects in a positive environment. Residencies are awarded competitively based upon current portfolio and a project statement considering the Gallery‘s location and focus as a not-for-profit community space.


Grant Lingard Scholarship in New Zealand 2011

Undergraduate Scholarship for Domestic and International student in Fine Arts at university of Canterbury in New Zealand 2011. Several scholarships are available annually to full-time students about to enter the final year of a BFA degree in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury.


Gallery Assistant Position at the Everard Read

A junior position as Gallery Assistant available at the Everard Read Gallery. Submission deadline is the 8th July 2011.


Creative Careers: Register Online

South Africa's online job portal that caters exclusively for the music, art, dance, media, fashion and entertainment industries.


Applications Call: Research Manager and Project Manager

The African Union’s New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency, Arterial Network, Goethe Institute, University of Witwatersrand and the African Chapter of the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) are spearheading an arts education research project.


APS: Johannesburg is seeking a new Curator

Candidates are invited to apply for an exciting new position of Curator at the Artist Proof Studio Gallery. This is a great opportunity for someone to exercise their curating, sales and marketing skills, while also working within a vibrant community of printmakers and artists.


Bag Factory application call for assistant curators

The Bag Factory is looking for two assistant or student curators who are interested in being involved in curating two separate exhibitions at Bag Factory. Applicants will be expected to:


Pro Helvetia Cape Town: Opportunities and Calls for Projects: Call for Funding

Pro Helvetia Cape Town and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) have announced a new agreement for their support of the professional and contemporary arts in the Southern African region. A small amount of funding will remain available for supporting the distribution of individual arts projects to other areas in the Southern African region, preferably with a connection to the larger programmes.


The Escola São Paulo Paulo Arts Award for PIESP 2011/ 2012

PIESP is a training program for visual artists and curators who wish to develop and deepen their research and practice in the contemporary field. The second edition of PIESP comes with a 60% tuition reduction and offers seven full scholarships for its participants through special awards.



18th Street Arts Complex is a nonprofit residential arts center in Santa Monica that supports artists and arts organizations dedicated to issues of community and diversity in contemporary society. 18th Street maintains four programs that reflect its mission.


Research Fellow in Tangible/Intangible Heritage

Applications are invited for a Research Fellowship in the field of heritage broadly conceived. You should hold a PhD in a field related to the Heritage/Museum sector, with a research profile that demonstrates a sustained theoretical orientation that is simultaneously grounded in material practice.


Curator of Traditional African Art - New York

The Museum for African Art is accepting applications for a Curator of Traditional African Art. Applicants should have experience working in a museum and have completed a Ph.D. in Art History or Anthropology with an emphasis on African Art.


New course: Curating Exhibitions: The politics and aesthetics of display

Wits School of Arts is offering a new Honours- / Masters-level course in “Curating Exhibitions”, in the second semester of 2011. The course can be taken as an elective within the existing Honours/ MA programmes in WSOA.


VANSA Gauteng Internship call

VANSA’s Johannesburg office is calling for applications from young motivated individuals for the position of curatorial intern on an exciting project we are in the process of developing.


Kunstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral

Call for application for the Balmoral Scholarships and the Foreign and Exchange Scholarships for 2012. The application period for 2012 scholarships end 4th of July 2011 (date of postmark).


International Low-Residency MFA Program

TRANSART INSTITUTE seeks to attract independent, inquisitive and imaginative artists to fill the remaining spaces on its low-residency MFA program. In a uniquely international setting, Transart offers an accredited two-year course for working artists, teachers and all professionals in related fields who are seeking advancement in visual arts and new media.


International Fellowship Programme Studio14

In 2011, with the start of the International Fellowship Programme Studio14, the centre for contemporary art HALLE 14 will for the first time award two residency fellowships to artists. The programme invites artists from around the world to work for three months (June 30 - September 30, 2011) in a studio at the world-famous Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei.



Greatmore Studios, a NGO art organisation in Woodstock, Cape Town has a vacancy for an Intern. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with marketing and communications. He/she will also be tasked with data-capturing and other administrative duties including project based work. The deadline is on the 10th May 2011. To apply, please send your CV and a brief letter of motivation to director@greatmoreart.org,


Vacancy at the Market Photo Workshop

The Market Photo Workshop requires the services of a Manager to ensure effective strategic and operational management of the training, public and development programmes. This person will also be responsible for implementing and evaluating projects and project outcomes, as well as driving and developing strategic operations and projects.

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