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Sector response to National Lottery request for input on funding priorities: May 22 deadline

VANSA is collaborating with Arterial Network South Africa to encourage a strong and coherent sector response to the National Lottery Board's recent call for input on the priorities for Lottery funding. Please do take a few minutes to go through this post and make a submission - please make sure that you use the NLB's return slip format (follow the link below); it's quick and easy. If you're an arts organisation - whether eligible for Lottery funding or not - please make a submission!

Programme Manager for South Africa 2014 programme

The British Council is looking for an experienced Arts specialist who shares this passion for the following role: Programme Manager for South Africa 2014 programme based in Johannesburg.

Art Lessons and Get Togethers in KZN

Painting group at UMCEBO design and lesons with Coral Spencer Domijan.

The Art Forum in KZN

The Art Forum is designed to better equip aspiring artists and art students about the various possibilities that one can venture into after art school. The Art Forum will hopefully encourage, inspire and educate many artists within Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Call for Applications: Thematic Residencies and Banff Artist in Residence (BAIR) Programs

Banff Artist in Residence programs offer independent periods of study where artists, curators, and other arts professionals are free to experiment and explore.

Artist in Residency: Shanghai at The Swatch Art Peace Hotel

The Swatch Art Peace Hotel Guest Artist Program invites known and unknown artists from around the world, to live and work in artist studios on the hotel premises for periods of up to six months.

Cartooning Workshop: Greatmore Studios

Apply now for the 10 day Cartooning Workshop at Greatmore Studios from 14th - 25th May 2012.

The Parking Gallery’s guest speaker for Wednesday 25 April is: Gabi Ngcobo

She will be giving background information to her curatorial strategy and methodology.

BASA Invitation: Sponsorship Toolkit Workshop

Michael Goldman, Senior Lecturer at the Gordon Institute of Business Science presents a morning workshop on how business can effectively engage and manage arts sponsorships.

Artists in Residency Programme (Africa Centre)

The Africa Centre, together with artist in residency programmes in Australia, Brazil, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, South Africa and the United States of America have partnered to create the Artist in Residency (AIR) 2012 programme.

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