Membership Registration

SAVAH, formerly the South African Association of Art Historians (SAAAH), was established in 1984 to promote art history in South Africa. SAVAH aims to serve the needs of professional art historians, 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.

An annual Normal or Affiliated membership currently costs R350. 'Normal' applies to those who have completed tertiary coursework in art history. 'Affiliated' applies to anyone interested in art history.

For full-time undergraduate, Honours or Masters students membership is FREE. In order to confirm your student status please email to proof of your student status, such as a valid student card or a letter from your Head of Department, and an admin will be in contact with you once your registration is approved.

Membership runs on a fixed-year cycle from 1 July to 30 June the following year. If you are joining us for the first time after 1 March of a given year, your membership will run up to 30 June the following year (you get up to four months' bonus membership).

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