Please help us keep the arts alive and vibrant in KZN by joining the biggest visual art festival in the province!

Visual Art Applications 2024

Dear Applicant, Thank you for your interest in this year’s Hilton Arts Festival, from 2 – 4 August 2024.

Application Closing Date

Closing Date for Applications :

30th April 2024.

Selections will only be made after this date.
(Please do not enquire before then.)

Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee of R170 to be paid by 30 April 2024 and proof of payment sent to (use your trading name as the reference)

Visual Artist : R170

Successful Applicants

Successful Applicants will be notified by

20th May 2024

Exhibition Space

Each exhibition space consists of 10sqm of hanging space (5m wide by 2m high speed fencing covered in hessian) and one plug point that will accommodate low wattage lighting only.

The area immediately in front of the hanging space may be utilised.

Artists wishing to share a space are to arrange this themselves and submit one application.

Spaces in the Centenary Foyer and Dunn Gallery are by invitation only.

Banking Details

The Arts Trust of South Africa

Current Account:
622 6888 7662


Please ENSURE that you use your name as a reference for your payment.

Acceptance Procedure

Once the independent committee has made a selection you will be contacted and notified of the procedure.

All Artists are required to exhibit all 3 days of the Hilton Arts Fest. Artists who do not exhibit on the Friday will forfeit their right to trade for the remainder of the festival.

Artists Contact

Please note is the only means of contacting the Festival for all things art related.

Please heed this request in order to assist us streamline correspondence.

    Visual Arts Applications Form 2024

    Please upload 3 examples (.jpg or PDF) of your work

    If you have a website, an FB page or Instagram, please give details here