This call is open only for registered arts and culture organisations resident in the provinces of the Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, North West, Mpumalanga and the Free State. The National Arts Council (NAC) is inviting registered arts and culture organisations/companies active in the disciplines of Craft, Dance, Literature, Multi-discipline, Music, Theatre and Arts Education to apply for Arts Organisation Support Funding.
Over the years the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) has consistently supported young talent in the arts and honoured those who have significantly contributed to the industry. To mark the 19th year of the prestigious ACT Awards, South Africa’s premier independent arts funding and development agency, will pay homage to both emerging and established artists.
The Costume Institute at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) announces an award to support a Curatorial Assistant in the Curatorial Training Programme focusing on costume. The selected participant will gain valuable experience and skills by participating in all components of the running of the Costume Institute. By learning practical skills, this programme will prepare a practicing professional or a recent graduate for a career working as a curator or archivist of costume in a museum, art gallery, publication, or commercial brand.
By Storm Brown – Today the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is honouring the memory of one of our country’s greatest leaders and ACT’s patron during his term in office – Nelson Rohlihlahla Mandela. ACT has been around for twenty-one years and we are celebrating Tata Madiba’s gift of freedom and democracy through the sustained development and funding of the arts in South Africa.
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is South Africa’s premier independent arts funding and development agency. The primary aim of ACT is to increase the amount of funding available for arts and culture initiatives, and to apply these funds to innovative, sustainable projects that make a meaningful contribution to society.
By Heather Dugmore – The first time I visited the village of Hamburg in the Eastern Cape where the Keiskamma Music Academy is based, I was told about a man who traverses the coastal dunes on foot at night, creating patterns with his footprints in the sand. I was not at all sure if he was real but the people in the village encouraged me to see for myself.