Business and Arts South Africa champions business investment in the arts, cultural and heritage sectors. BASA is the connector catalyst for businesses and the arts, driving focused and sustained partnerships by unlocking shared value and fostering social cohesion.

Grants

Funded by an allocation from the Department of Arts and Culture, the BASA Supporting Grant programme serves as a mechanism through which business and the arts can engage and achieve mutual benefit.

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Programmes

BASA is committed to the relevance and sustainability of the arts in society and offers innovative programmes the provide and support knowledge transfer, skills development, and training in the cultural and creative sectors.

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Membership

BASA supports its members in leveraging partnerships between business and the arts by providing benefits such as up-to-date research, resources, support, information and networking opportunities.

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FIRST KKNK VIRTUAL ART GALLERY OPENING SOON

“We are extremely excited to launch the first Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) Virtual Gallery, where art enthusiasts from all over the world will now have the opportunity to engage with the festival’s visual arts exhibitions.” These are the words of Hugo Theart, Artistic Director of the KKNK. Theart says the festival has built…

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Discussions of the artistic divine

BASA member Same Mdluli places artistic expression firmly in the essential column What better way to pass the endless hours of confinement, than to speak to the current creative movers and shakers? Same Mdluli is an artist, art historian, and writer living in Johannesburg. She holds a PhD in History of Art, an MA in…

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