World Art Day is a global celebration of the fine arts which is organized by the International Association of Art (IAA) an NGO partner of UNESCO in order to promote awareness of creative activity worldwide and promotes international collaboration through art.
Art is a broad range of human activities in creating the visual, auditory or performing the artifacts, expressing their creative or technical skill, which intended to be appreciated for their beauty and emotional power. Art comes in various forms, but the main categories are Painting, Architecture, Music, Sculpting, Dance, and Literature.
Every art center, gallery, University, Museum, and artist do various activity to remember this day . April 15 was chosen for World Art day in honor of Leonardo Da Vinci’s birthday, who is considered a symbol of multiculturalism, free expression, world peace, tolerance, and visionary in the world of arts. Events on this day can vary from special museum hours to conferences and special exhibitions,social message through creating artwork.
The first World Art Day on April 15, 2012 was supported by all IAA national committees and 150 artists, including those of France, Sweden, Slovakia, South Africa, Cyprus and Venezuela, but the intention of the event is universal.
The first World Art Day on April 15, 2012 was supported by all IAA national committees and 150 artists, including those of France, Sweden, Slovakia, South Africa, Cyprus and Venezuela, but the intention of the event is universal. Events varied from special museum hours to conferences and more. For example Venezuela held outdoor art exhibitions with paintings, sculptures, prints, video and more, as well as a Florentine cooking demonstration in honor of Da Vinci.
Hence World Art Day will permit to all the art lovers and artists of the world, to feel the preciousness and the power of art simultaneously and let all of us breathe it is vital for all the nations of the world.Peoples can use World Art Day to express their feelings on social media like Facebook Twitter Instagram
How we can celebrate this day?
Just feel the power and the preciousness of art and spread awareness about the creative activity across the worldwide. If you are talented in some activities like painting, drawing, etc., just draw some pictures and show them to your family members or friends.
- Purchase a piece of artwork from any online store like Fotocons for your home or office.
- Wherever you go, make a conscious effort to be on the lookout for artwork. You will be amazed at how many works of art are prominently displayed, yet you walk by it everyday without noticing.
- Support a “Local artist”
- Visit some amazing place where buildings monuments and architectural piece of work standing and telling the rich cultural and art heritage of India. Tajmahal,Khujrao temple,Konark temple,these are some place which are a living proof of rich artistic legendary of India.
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