Western Cape Call For Nominations

Full members of Im4theArts in Western Cape are invited to nominate any other full member of Im4theArts in their province to the position of Provincial Representative, to serve and represent the province on the National Steering Committee. The Western Cape – by virtue of having more than 200 members – may elect a second representative. Please note … Read more


Im4theArts seeks answers from the National Arts Council (NAC) about the missing R17 Million, which was allocated to the Covid-19 Provincial Partnerships. In December 2020, the NAC informed the sector that it had R17 Million surplus from the Covid 19 Relief Fund call they had made in 2020. In January 2021, the NAC made a call for applications from potential partners to assist with distributing … Read more

The Art Of Resilience

Programme – Online & in person regional & national workshops – free to all this Spring. Personal Resilience (3 – 5 September). Entrepreneurial Resilience (11 – 12 September). Creative Resilience (18 – 19 September). Financial Resilience (25 – 26 September). PERSONAL RESILIENCE ENTREPRENEURIAL RESILIENCE CREATIVE RESILIENCE FINANCIAL RESILIENCE

TakaThuto21: safeguarding our youths’ potential through creativity

At the end of 2020, the Im4theArts Arts Education working group, which had been meeting regularly to share developments in the field, launched the TakaThuto21 campaign which intends to safeguard our youth’s potential through creativity.  We believe that the arts should be available to everyone, everywhere, and the best place to begin is in every … Read more

Im4theArts continues to mobilise – news from the provinces

Western Cape mobilises in solidarity with the creative practitioners at the NAC sit-in, KZN elects provincial committee, North West starts preparing a programme of action pending MEC’s response to issues raised, & Limpopo poised for provincial elections. Western Cape In the past month, attention has been directed towards solidarity with the creative practitioners at the … Read more


Artists and creative practitioners are suffering after more than a year without proper support from the national Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, and with severe mismanagement of the relief efforts that have happened so far.   While most national relief attempts have been inadequate in the face of the complete devastation of the industry over the past year, … Read more