n De Arte - Coping with complexity : challenges to the management of community arts centres in South Africa

Volume 2001, Issue 63
  • ISSN : 0004-3389



Community arts centres have served the social, educational, economic and political needs of a number of African artists and communities in South Africa since the 1950s. Examples are the Polly Street Art Centre, Katlehong Art Centre, Dorkay House, FUBA, Funda, Afrika Cultural Centre, and Alexandra Arts Centre (all seven in the Witwatersrand area), Rorke's Drift in KwaZulu-Natal, Ditike near Thohoyandou, Mmabana Arts Centre in Mmabatho, the Community Arts Project in Cape Town, the Community Arts Workshop and BAT Centre in Durban and Arts for all in Pretoria.

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