PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND THE CONVERSATION ABOUT SOCIAL COHESION

  The value of public-private partnerships should be flagged and, if done correctly, rigorously defended. BASA is a successful public-private partnership, which is supported by, and supports, both the public sector, i.e. the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) and around 130 private sector members including the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and other big hitters. While …

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THE BAG FACTORY HAS ONE STUDIO AVAILABLE FOR RENT.

The Bag Factory is a professional studio space, located in the Fordsburg area. We have been operating for 27 years and have a stable community of artists from a wide variety of backgrounds. The studio space and its community strives for an open, non-hierarchical creative environment that promotes exchange and experimentation. We are looking for …

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THE DAWN OF ART

  Watching the three actors from PAST (The Palaeontological Scientific Trust) performing the latest season of Walking Tall at the Origins Centre, was a lesson in the origins of the earth, homo sapiens and our humanity. The cast is made up of superb physical theatre performers, and a standing ovation was owing to them at …

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR BASA’S SCALE-UP PROGRAMME

  CLICK TO APPLY   Ever asked: “How does my creative work fit into the broader sector and how can I “scale-up” my skills, knowledge and networks?” BASA Scale-Up is for you!   The programme is designed to work with established creatives and cultural organisations to spark a sense of passion and deeper curiosity of the …

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Service provider to curate and manage South Africa’s participation in the 58th International Arts Exhibition in Venice

Ref No: DAC 08/18-19 Bid documents must be submitted to the following address:  The Director-General, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001.  Attention Director Supply Chain Management OR Department of Arts and Culture, 202 Sechaba House, CNR Madiba and Paul Kruger &  Streets, Pretoria, 0001 (Opposite the High Court) Bid documents must …

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RENOWNED SOUTH AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHER DAVID GOLDBLATT HAS PASSED AWAY, AGED 87

It is with great sorrow that we announce that David Goldblatt has died, aged 87. He passed away peacefully in the early hours of this morning at his home in Johannesburg. ‘David Goldblatt’s death is a very sad day for us all at Goodman Gallery and indeed for South Africa. David was a dear friend …

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EDUCATOR’S WORKSHOP WITH DR ALISON KEARNEY

  This is a wonderful opportunity for teachers of all grades and subjects to develop strategies for creating inspiring learning experiences. Learn ways to enable students to grasp abstract concepts more easily and develop their visual literacy. Art helps students to extend their critical thinking and cultivate creativity in the classroom and beyond. Refreshments will …

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DALRO IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BAG FACTORY AND MAK’DCT PRESENT:

ARTISTS’ RESALE RIGHTS FORUM The Dramatic, Artistic and Literary Rights Organisation (DALRO), in collaboration with The Bag Factory and Mak’Dct Art Advisory & Agency will be hosting a forum to present and discuss the significance of the artists’ resale rights to visual artists, galleries, academics, the legal fraternity, government institutions and media; inviting their contribution …

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