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Emerging Artists Programme<h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About</h2><p>The Emerging Artists Programme is aimed primarily at Cape Town based artists who’ve not had the benefit of resources, training and exposure as a result of historic inequality and under-development.<br></p><p>The City's Arts and Culture Department partners with organisations and initiatives across the city to develop and activate the programme throughout the year.</p><p>There are two separate areas of assistance and you can choose to take part in either, or both.</p><h2 class="sectHeading" style="color:#424242;">Capacity training</h2><p>We provide skills development training to help artists understand the arts sector and how they can go about showcasing and generate and income from their work.</p><h4>Some of the topics covered include:</h4><ul><li>Finding studio, gallery or exhibition space</li><li>Network opportunities</li><li>Portfolio and website development</li><li>Professional mentorship</li><li>Sourcing art-making materials</li><li>Training to improve your skills in painting, wood carving, photography and more.</li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading" style="color:#424242;">The Emerging Artist Exhibitions</h2><p>We host exhibitions, showcasing the work of artists on the programme at the South Africa Sendinggestig Museum during First Thursdays, a promotional initiative that takes place every first Thursday of the month in Cape Town’s City Bowl District.</p><p>The exhibitions are moved to various Cultural Centres including the City’s own Cultural Spaces or the Cape Town Civic Centre. These spaces expose the artist to exhibiting in galleries and allow the opportunity to network amongst peers and other professionals.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading white-copy yellow bg-darker-grey"><div class="graphic"> <i class="info citycard">​​</i></div><div class="desc"><h4>City Connect</h4><div> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Apply/Jobs-and-opportunities/apply-for-emerging-artists-programme/Apply%20for%20Emerging%20Artists%20Capacity-building%20Programme">Apply for the Emerging Artists Programme</a></div></div></div></span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us​​​​​​​</h2><p>For assistance or further information:</p><p> <em>Email: <br><a href="mailto:emerging@capetown.gov.za"> emerging@capetown.gov.za</a></em></p>GP0|#51bc1567-df00-4416-b370-a8deb4215f0c;L0|#051bc1567-df00-4416-b370-a8deb4215f0c|Emerging Artist Programme;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#8d73a9cd-d1eb-485b-bd1a-db2c93da9254;GPP|#07a08cd3-03c2-4703-bb40-76a6c7a471e0;GPP|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57Find opportunities and assistance for under-resourced emerging artists based in Cape Town. 0

 

 

 

 

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