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The British Council Seeks New Arts Manager

The British Council is looking to appoint a new arts manager. The post is a fulltime position initially on a two year contract. Deadline for applications is Thursday the 16th February.

Pro Helvetia’s Ant Funding applications now open

Pro Helvetia Johannesburg, the Swiss Arts Council is pleased to announce a further call for Ant funding applications for the period 2012-2013. This funding is made available through a renewed agreement with the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation (SDC) which, for the past 13 years, has supported the arts in the Southern African region.

Artist Proof Studio - OPEN STUDIO - Johannesburg

Book your slot for our OPEN STUDIO Every Friday from 9am till 4pm.

Job Opportunities at Arterial Network

Arterial Network seeks to hire a Secretary General and a Manager for Sustainability.

Call for Artists to Apply for Studio Space - Johannesburg

Assemblage is pleased to announce its plans to open an artist run centre and studios in Braamfontein or Newtown, Johannesburg. The Assemblage Studios will be a space run by artists for artists and will offer studio spaces and support facilities for artists.

Indonesian Arts and Cultural Scholarship (IACS) Program 2012

The Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship (IACS) has been conducted since 2003 and was initially offered to and involved the participation of member countries of the South West Pacific Dialogue (SwPD); this scope has now been extended to include South Africa.

Darmasiswa Scholarship Program 2012/2013

The Government of the Republic of Indonesia provides the opportunity for the young people of the Republic of South Africa to study various subjects of arts and culture in prestigious Indonesian universities and colleges through the Darmasiswa Scholarship Program academic year 2012 – 2013.

Vacancy at Keleketla

Keleketla! Library seeks an energetic, innovative and self-organised individual to fill the position of: Organisational Administrator (OA).

Web Editor and Technician for Goethe.de South Africa

There are two open positions at the Goethe-Institut at the moment:

Sweden: Applications funding for for cultural programmes

The Swedish Arts Council and Sida launch a call for applications for cooperation between cultural operators in Sweden and partners in Botswana, China, India, Indonesia, Namibia and South Africa. The second call for proposals is now open, and the deadline for submitting applications is 30 January 2012. The National Arts Council plan to have a total of four calls during the years 2011-2013.

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