We invite professional art historians and researchers in other creative, visual-cultural and material-cultural fields, as well as arts practitioners, teachers, students and members of the public interested in art, architecture, and related cultural issues, working in and beyond South Africa.

You will become a part of a vibrant professional network, and be kept abreast of relevant events, nationally and internationally, as well as events organised by SAVAH, including an annual conference, and occasional:

  • Lectures by local and international specialists
  • Workshops for art teachers
  • Reading groups

Other membership benefits include:

  • News e-mails including events and job adverts
  • Advance notice of, and reduced rates for, lectures, conferences, and other SAVAH activities
  • Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA) and Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art (CIHA) membership

We send emails out to current members via a mailing list as well as occasionally via the SAVAH website. To ensure you receive SAVAH messages please check your junk mail and unblock SAVAH mailings, or alternatively contact your email administrator.