VANSA operates as a development agency for the visual arts in South Africa, promoting connection, access and innovation in our industry. This website has been developed as an up-to-the minute resource, providing information, advice and tools for artists, businesses and organisations, as well as providing a platform for research, awareness and discussion around key industry issues. 

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Internships available at Art South Africa

2 positions are available for a 3 month unpaid internship at Art South Africa's Cape Town office.

VANSA/Africalia internship programme: Dala

dala will be inviting dynamic young graduates in visual art and architecture field to apply for a six month internship, starting 1 April 2014.


Looking to hire three males with basic ceramics experience, no degrees are required.

Call for proposals for the memorialisation of the Rustenburg Burial Ground, located on UCT’s Middle Campus

The University of Cape Town has put out a call to designers, curators , architects, landscape artists and heritage design practitioners to submit proposals for the development of a memorial space on the site of the Rustenburg Burial Ground at UCT’s Middle campus.

VANSA seeks to appoint an Office Manager based in Johannesburg

VANSA operates as a support point and development agency for contemporary art practice in South Africa. We develop industry knowledge, resources, networks and projects that are concerned with realising new social, cultural and economic possibilities for contemporary art practice in the South African – and wider African – context.

Residency at Seoul Art Space Geumcheon

A printing factory located at Doksan-dong, Geumcheon-gu was turned into Seoul Art Space_GEUMCHEON, which is a new concept art space aimed to be both an international residency and a joint project studio where experiments are made on global aesthetics and local characteristics, as one of Seoul Art Spaces.

Auctioneering Branch Manager in Rosebank

A renowned Auction House, specialising in investment art, antiques and jewellery seeks to appoint a Branch Manager to their Johannesburg operation.

Arts and Culture Trust: Professional Development Programme

Bold changes for ACT funding strategy. ACT heralds its 20th year with changes that will refine its practical vision towards greater sustainability for the industry.


Business and Arts South Africa invites Arts Organisations to be part of the BASA Education year-long programme.

rural.scapes – laboratory in residence

rural scapes – lab in residence is a rural residence program that focuses on research, articulation, reflection and transdisciplinary artistic practices and critical production in the rural environment, encouraging multicultural, interdisciplinary, inter-regional and international exchange dynamics.

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