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GALLERY ASSISTANT at Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg

Gallery MOMO Johannesburg is looking for a full time and experienced Gallery Assistant to join our team, someone dynamic, a self-starter who is highly organised and has a passion for the art world. Candidates should be able to function in a fast pace environment while maintaining a high quality work.

Call for Papers: Intercultural Relations in Arts & Cultural Management Practice

This seminar, organized by the Arts & Humanities Research Council UK funded network Brokering Intercultural Exchange, will explore how historical, institutional and social assumptions and traditions of arts and cultural management are exchanged and reproduced through the intercultural exchanges that take place in arts and cultural management practice.

Proposals for 2018 KKNK programme

All visual artists are invited to submit proposals for possible inclusion on the programme of the 2018 Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK).

Call for applications Master of Research in Art & Design 2017-2018

The Master of Research in Art and Design (St Lucas School of Arts Antwerp, Belgium) is a one-year postgraduate programme with an international and interdisciplinary orientation. A select group of artists and designers with an MA degree is offered the opportunity to further develop their practice under professional guidance, to participate in research seminars and set up artistic projects together.

Interpret Durban 8 - open call to artists

Interpret Durban is back and celebrating 8 years of Durban creative goodness! For those unfamiliar with this event Interpret Durban 8 (or #ID8 for short) is a creative competition that covers photography, video, illustration, visual art and this year is introducing two youth categories that culminates in a night of awesome exhibitions and live music.

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in the Department of Fine Art

Recognising that diversity is important in achieving excellence, Rhodes University especially encourages South African members of underrepresented designated groups to apply. Spouses and Partners of existing staff members are also encouraged to apply.

The Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition

The Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art Competition invites new and emerging Free State-based artists to enter and take the first step towards being discovered as a new breed of artist. Competition entries for the 2017 New Breed Art Competition opens on 4 September 2017 and closes on 10 September 2017.


Assemblage is pleased to announce an open call for special projects to take place in the Assemblage Project Space in Ferreirasdorp (1 Fox Precinct) between October 2017 - April 2018.

VANSA open call: internships for visual arts organisations

The Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA) calls for visual arts organisations in South Africa to submit a proposal for the 2017/18 Internship Programme.

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