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BASA’s #artMOVESme heads for FNB Joburg Art Fair

Business and Arts South Africa’s #artMOVESme graffiti hoarding is on the move again – this time headed for the FNB Joburg Art Fair. The now familiar hoarding, featuring striking images by artist Sindiso Nyoni, will be installed at the Sandton Convention Centre, from September 11th to September 13th.  Those attending the FNB Joburg Art Fair …

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18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, Finalists Announced

Nearly sixty finalists are in the running for South Africa’s most prestigious awards recognising business-arts partnerships. The 18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, takes place on September 21st when the winners of eleven categories, along with several special awards, will be announced at a ceremony in Johannesburg. The number of finalists and …

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The Ichikowitz Family Foundation Drives Art Innovation to Build Unity Across Borders

In celebration of Heritage Month, September 2015, The Ichikowitz Family Foundation launches its Heritage Art Collection with a series of exhibitions beginning around Gauteng from the 6th of September. The Heritage Art Collection is one of the largest collections of its kind with paintings by South African and African artists dating back as far as the 1970’s. To celebrate …

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Applications for BASA Education Programme now open

Applications are now open for the second, year-long Business and Arts South Africa Education Programme, supported by RMB.  Launched in 2014, the programme is a mix of workshops and mentorship and aims at helping ensure the sustainability of registered arts organisations. “The whole programme worked well for me as an individual,” comments Sunet Wagner, founder …

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Apprenticeship opportunities at the Spier Arts Academy

The Spier Arts Academy, which offers employment-based training in professional mosaic and ceramics, is recruiting apprentices for its 2016 intake. This one-of-a-kind programme is geared towards equipping apprentices with the necessary skills, work experiences, and industry connections to run their own creative enterprises after graduation. Specialist training by expert tutors Based in Cape Town’s creative …

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National Arts Festival calls for 2016 proposals

The National Arts Festival (NAF) is calling for proposals for the 2016 Main programme which runs from 30 June to 10 July 2016. With another successful Festival behind us, The National Arts Festival (NAF) is calling for proposals for the 2016 Main programme which runs from 30 June to 10 July 2016. Artistic Director Ismail …

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