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, teachers, students and members of the public interested in art, architecture, and related cultural issues.

SAVAH organises:

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

Membership benefits include:

  • Online access to de arte (art history journal)
  • News e-mails
  • 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

To join SAVAH, click here.