2020 ACT Awards ceremony announced

Arts & Culture Trust Awards Maslow Hotel, Sandton. 22 February 2019 Photograph: John Hogg.

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is delighted to announce the 2020 ACT Awards, continuing a 21-year tradition of recognising excellence in the South African arts, culture and creative sector. The 2020 ACT Awards ceremony takes place on Friday, 21 February 2020, at the luxurious boutique hotel and venue, River Meadow Manor, in Irene.

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VACANCY|Communications & Marketing Coordinator

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT), South Africa’s premier independent arts and culture funding and development agency based in Johannesburg, seeks to fill the position of Communications & Marketing Coordinator to be part of a dynamic and visionary team.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14 February 2020 and successful candidates will have to be available to start 1 April 2020.

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OPEN CALL: 2020 ACT Awards Nominations

2019 Arts & Culture Trust Awards
Maslow Hotel, Sandton.
22 February 2019
Photograph: John Hogg.

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) invites its stakeholders and the public at large to nominate individuals for the 22nd ACT Awards. Held annually in recognition and celebration of excellence in South African arts, culture and creativity, the ACT Awards are one of ACT’s flagship programmes and have since 1998 recognised and honoured outstanding achievements and contributions to the sector.

The ACT Awards are divided into two major segments: the ACT Lifetime Achievement Awards and ImpACT Award for Young Professionals. The ACT Lifetime Achievement Awards honour living arts professionals aged over 60 whose extraordinary careers in the arts and lifelong achievements have contributed significantly to the enrichment of cultural life in South Africa. These awards honour contributions in arts advocacy, dance, literature, music, theatre and visual arts.

The ImpAct Award for Young Professionals recognises artists aged no older than 35 who are in the early stages of careers that show promise of making meaningful contributions to the sector in the future. (more…)

2019 ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Scholarships Winners Announced

The Arts & Culture Trust is proud to announce the winners of the eleventh ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Scholarships programme which continues to raise the bar and break boundaries.

The Arts & Culture Trust is proud to announce the winners of the eleventh ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Scholarships programme which continues to raise the bar and break boundaries.

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