Arts, Culture & Heritage


The City of Johannesburg is excited to announce a call for proposals for organizations within the arts fraternity to contribute to the 2024/25 Arts, Culture, and Heritage programming. This initiative seeks to engage experienced organizations with a proven track record in managing arts, culture, and heritage programs over the past three years. The objective is […]

Celebrating History at the 2nd Annual EMBO Event

The City of Johannesburg’s Department of Community Development, under the leadership of MMC Councillor Lubabalo Cecil Magwentshu, proudly presents the 2nd Annual EMBO. This prestigious event, dedicated to remembering and re-membering our essence, commemorates the life and times of Prof. Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe, a pivotal figure in African history. A Gathering of Minds and Hearts […]

A Monument to the Struggle: The June 16 Memorial Acre’s Enduring Legacy

On June 16, 1976, a pivotal moment in South African history unfolded as students in Soweto rose up against the oppressive apartheid regime. The uprising, marked by brutal violence and tragic loss of life, became a catalyst for the fight against inequality and oppression. In commemoration of this watershed event, the June 16 Memorial Acre […]

Calling Out All Talented Craftsman!

The City of Joburg, Community Development directorate of Arts, Culture and Heritage is hosting its annual Craft Workshop during the period of May and June. The programme was initiated in 2023 with the Visual Art and Craft Workshops that focused primarily on empowering young artists and crafters in their respective spaces with the tools they […]

Film and Television Workshop

We kickstart May with our Film & Television Workshop. Dennis Rolls, and Tukela Tuxman Mcanyangwa are our facilitators and they will nurturing and engaging with the up and coming creatives and thinkers in the industry. Here is the programme for the next few weeks as our people meet weekly for informative discussions. Click here for […]

Visual Arts Workshop: Printmaking & Market Access

The City of Joburg, Arts, Culture and Heritage directorate is hosting a Visual Art Workshop in collaboration with The Arts Company Soweto (TACS) during the period of May and June 2024 The programme focuses on empowering young and emerging artists in their respective spaces by equipping them with the knowledge and tools they need to […]

Calling all aspiring filmmakers!

Calling all aspiring filmmakers! An exciting opportunity awaits you at our upcoming Film and Television Training Workshop designed to hone your skills and enhance your career prospects in the industry. This intensive workshop, hosted by seasoned professionals with years of experience in film and television, offers a comprehensive curriculum covering various aspects of what goes […]

Dumile Feni Century – Submissions for Artists Portfolios

  Calling on all Visual Artists to participate in the Dumile Feni Century Art Salon! A weekly Art Salon where you will produce one work, attend lectures and presentations on the life and work of Dumile Feni will be given. Artwork produced by artists will be showcased alongside Dumile’s work at the Johannesburg Art Gallery. […]

Sophiatown Mix: Jazz Concert & Photographic Exhibition

The City of Joburg will be hosting the upcoming event, ‘Sophiatown Mix’, a celebration of culture, history, and community spirit. This vibrant event is set to take place at 12pm on 21 March 2024 at the Dr Xuma Museum and Cultural Centre and the neighboring Traver Huddelston Memorial Centre, 71-73 Toby Street, Sophiatown. It promises […]