Community Arts council of Vancouver, canada

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Celebrate World Community Arts Day with us!

Local artists Michael DeMeng and Andrea Matus DeMeng, creators of the viral Art Abandonment movement will be talking about their journey with movement. Experience what Art Abandonment is about and how a simple act of abandoning art in public spaces can bring joy to others.

http://www.cacv.ca/

Article in The List Magazine, Scotland UK

https://www.list.co.uk/article/68432-world-community-arts-day/

On Tue 17 Feb the eighth annual World Community Arts Day (WCAD) will take place. The event seeks to promote the value and impact of arts within communities, and while previous events have attracted participants from Israel, Canada and Australia, the roots of the festival lie firmly in Craigmillar, Edinburgh.

WCAD is inspired by Craigmillar’s Festival Society whose members turned a deprived and neglected suburb of Edinburgh into a cultural hub in the 1970s……….

Dublin Lockout Tapestry 1913 opens on 17th, Ireland

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The Lockout Tapestry will be going on display at Pearse Street Library in Dublin from February 17th until March 28th.

Opening times: Mon. – Thurs. 10.00 am – 8.00 pm Fri. & Sat. 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Admission is free but groups planning to visit the exhibition should phone first to ensure they can be accommodated

Booking enquiries: 01 6744806

http://www.lockout1913.ie/national-tapestry-project

1913 Tapestry Project

The Tapestry, was designed by artists Cathy Henderson and Robert Ballagh, produced by Volunteers from a wide range of community groups, trade unionist activists, the arts and crafts sector, schools and the inmates of Limerick Prison. The emphasis is on participation in reclaiming and understanding the past rather than accepting traditional orthodoxies.

Great tapestry of Scotland, Stirling castle, UK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0Skbjw9yX4

A community Arts project from Scotland. Created in 2013, involved 1000+ people who each used a needle and thread to embroider 143 metres long, 164 panels. Involved thousands of people in telling the story of Scotland. At Stirling Castle, Great Hall, built around 1504 for King James IV. On display until beginning of March.

http://www.scotlandstapestry.com/