Art Moves Africa: the Mobility Fund of Artists & Cultural Operators within Africa

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Art Moves Africa (AMA) is an international not-for-profit organisation that aims to facilitate cultural and artistic exchanges within the African continent. AMA offers travel funds to artists, arts professionals and cultural operators living and working in Africa to travel within the African continent in order to engage in the exchange of information, the enhancement of skills, the development of informal networks, and the pursuit of cooperation.


Update: December 6, 2019

It is with great pleasure that we announce that AMA's mobility grants program is back for the next three years (2020-2022), thanks to the generous support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway. 

Three deadlines are planned in 2020:

  • January 1, 2020: for projects taking place between March 1 and June 30, 2020
  • May 1, 2020: for projects taking place between July 1 and October 31, 2020
  • September 1, 2020: for projects taking place between November 1, 2020 and February 29, 2021

Interested applicants should carefully read the AMA guidelines and download the application formavailable here. Complete applications should be sent to

Please share widely in your networks. We thank you for your support and look forward to receiving your applications!




1 year 6 months ago

It is our pleasure to announce the grantees of Session 31 of AMA's mobility grants programme (March 2020-June 2020).

1 year 7 months ago

The third edition of the Guide to funding opportunities for the international mobility of artists and culture professionals - AFRICA is now online thanks to the research of Art Moves Africa, the support of the Institut français and the coordination of On the Move.

1 year 11 months ago

AMA is proud to announce the launch of “Retracing Roots and Tracing New Routes: Mobility and Tour

Mobility Hub Africa