Today is World Community Arts day and what a great day it was for being creative. I was invited back to the Snibston Discovery Museum to sit again under the watchful eye of those massive crocheted creations that are the Lionheart Project. Regular readers will remember that I ran a finger knitting workshop at Snibston late last year. This time the workshop was appliqued Baroque bookmark making. The workshop was inspired by their current exhibition on Charles Jennens, the man behind Handels Messiah. Without Jennens, their would be no Messiah.
For the workshop, we used felt to create bookmarks and letters and added braids an to given them that classic Baroque feel.
Today is World Community Arts Day! So get out there and celebrate with others by being creative! To find out more about this international event and to learn about what other organizations are doing to celebrate World Community Arts Day, click here!
To commemorate the ‘Pink Police box’ which caused such controversy when we tried to jazz up a local eyesore, artists Mark Carr and Gus Meecan returned to the spot, where the police box has recently been removed after being sold!Perhaps a 50ft sculpture would look good in this space!!! Ha ha!
International Community Arts Conference in Rotterdam next month. http://www.icafrotterdam.com
from Kev Ryan
World Community Arts Day 17/02/14
“ART AS A CATALYST FOR CARING AND SHARING
“We can either react in fear or anger to the state of our world thus becoming part of the problem or respond creatively and become part of the solution.”
It is hoped that you can join us in 2014 and be creative to raise an important issue you believe in.
All we ask of you on that day is to do an arts project, however small or large to mark this day.
If you can mark the event on your website in the build up to the day.
Even better contact us with your details so we can share the event.
PLEASE PASS ON.
REMEMBER INVITE A FRIEND
Be inspired by the new exhibition, at Snibston Museum of Discovery, on Charles Jennens, the man who helped create Handel’s Messiah, to make your own 17th Century applique bookmarks.
Today is ‘World Community Arts Day 2014’ – be creative!
Venue: Snibston Discovery Museum and Century Theatre, Ashby Road, Coalville, United Kingdom, LE67 3LN
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Hayley Fern @Hayley_Fern 4h
World community arts day is TOMORROW. 100 tickets sold, 8 workshops ready to go, 26 volunteers booked to arrive. Just got to relax now!