Group Sponsorship
Sign in
Supporting creative expression
We are proud to be a part of South Africa’s Arts and Culture legacy

Arts and Culture

Standard Bank has a proud forty-year legacy of investing in the arts in Africa and we continue to support a variety of creative initiatives. 

Our Sponsorships
AC Art Gallery content tile
Standard Bank Art Gallery

Our gallery is the only corporate gallery that hosts international arts and drives thought-leadership. It is home to the most comprehensive African Art collection in the country.

AC NAF content tile
Standard Bank Jazz Festival, Makhanda

We are the proud sponsors of the annual Jazz festival showcasing the latest in cutting-edge jazz. 

NAF Makhanda introduction standalone image
National Arts Festival

This annual event is Africa’s biggest and boldest art festival and the second largest in the world.

SBYA 2020 group
Standard Bank Young Artist Award

An annual award programme for artists who have demonstrated exceptional ability in their chosen field

SBJOJ header banner
Standard Bank Joy of Jazz

Joy of Jazz is the biggest and most authentic jazz festival on the continent. It is Africa’s premium Jazz destination.

AC Banner Mid page blue promo

Standard Bank continues as a leading supporter of the arts in Africa and uses its extensive footprint on the continent to promote the arts. Jazz festivals have been sponsored by Standard Bank in Ghana, Zambia and Malawi which continue to grow in popularity and stature. Standard Bank’s support of jazz on the continent continues to grow. 

Current events
Blessing Ngobeni
Blessing Ngobeni Chaotic Pleasure
6 to 30 September 2020
Standard Bank Gallery
header banner image
Lumieres dAfriques
20 to 30 May 2020
12:00 - 18:00
Standard Bank Gallery