“Where there is music, you find no evil” – Dr Ramakgobotla Johnny Mekoa. SAMRO and the Arts and Culture Trust joins the South African music industry in celebrating the extraordinary life and legacy of jazz musician and arts educator Dr Johnny Mekoa, who died this week aged 72.
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is pleased to announce that artist and arts manager, Marcus Desando, has been appointed as its new CEO.
The Goethe-Institut Johannesburg is looking for a freelance administrative project assistant for a 4-month period from beginning September to mid-December 2017. The assistant will be working on the Henrike Grohs Prize for African Artists. In September and December it will be a half-time position and October and November a full-time position. The application deadline is 14 July.
For the 11th year running, a group of thespians join forces to make their performance venue feel like ‘home’ for themselves and their audiences, for the 11 days of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown from June 29 to July 9.
#CreativeUprising, the 5th ACT | UJ Creative Conference will engage with South African Art Education in its current state and possible future. This iteration of the conference is about unlearning and rethinking how we do things and present things. From curating a conference to how we talk about art education in South Africa, the aim of ACT | UJ Conference has been to share knowledge with the view of enabling, advancing and inspiring creative South Africa.
Arterial Network South Africa (ANSA), in partnership with the National Arts Festival, will host one of its popular #ArtOut events at the 2017 festival in Grahamstown.
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT), South Africa’s premier independent arts and culture funding and development agency based in Johannesburg, seeks a dynamic and visionary leader.
The Music In Africa Foundation’s website www.musicinafrica.net is easily the fastest growing information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector, reaching thousands of people every day. With hundreds of contributors across the globe and thousands of musicians registered on the website, the publication has a reputation of providing reliable and useful information for fans and music professionals on the continent.
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) has announced that its CEO of seven years, Pieter Jacobs, will be leaving the organisation at the end of July 2017. read more…
First Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Africa Johannesburg, South Africa, 23 – 29 March 2018 Apply now!
A number of trends and burning issues influencing the global and South African creative economy were explored at #SACOConf2017 last week.
All presenters, producers and artists are invited to submit proposals for possible inclusion on the programme of the 2018 Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK). The 24th KKNK takes place in Oudtshoorn from Thursday, 29 March to Wednesday, 4 April 2018.
The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world.