Back for its fifth year, the newly expanded Art in the Garden is a unique showcase of art and nature, for all ages. Find a wide variety of juried art displayed by talented artists who will be on hand to meet with visitors in the "Artist Village" near the Margot Picnic Shelters. The Artist Village is a place where visitors and artists can mix, mingle, stroll, eat and shop! … [Read more...] about Art in the Garden This Weekend! And more… At the Arboretum, all kids 15 and under free with paid adult admission.
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The confab, however, held a year after the landmark National Summit on Culture and Tourism, was organized in Abuja, by the Ministry of Culture and Information to chart a new path for the industry. Whether the recommendations arising from the conferences have been implemented is yet to be seen. But one thing is certain, and it’s the genuine intention of the present administration to make the entertainment industry an alternative to ‘oil’ in the country. The minister of Culture and Information once declared that “government cannot afford to take the creative industry with levity, as it had become the cash cow for many other nations.” … [Read more...] about Entertainment industry in 5 years: More talks, more promises, more committees!
French artist Llouquet brings her collection of charcoal on canvas paintings and ceramic paint on ceramic tiles to the exhibition. Her works such as Still Life and The Song of the Aged Mother build an array of realms inhabited by magical, often esoteric, creatures. … [Read more...] about Contemporary art exhibition features VN, foreign artists
These graphic compositions explore scientific study, isolation wards and a dragon spewing the virus. “I’ve made three paintings so far. One shows the virus [depicted as a dragon] originating from the wet markets of Wuhan and bypassing scientists to spread across the world,” he says. Another shows how sanitising and masks have become the new way of life. “I’ve also depicted churches, temples and mosques, to show that no matter the religion, all of us are united in this fight.” But the irony, says Vangad, is that “despite all our development, science still cannot find a solution. What everyone is telling us to adopt are things that we were already doing in earlier days — such as avoiding crowded places and eating healthy”. So what goes around comes around! From ₹22,000 onwards. … [Read more...] about When Indian folk art finds a viral muse
This acrylic work of Bharat Mata is also accompanied by an innovative video showing women artists (Siri Institute’s students) painting parts of the canvas individually. In the video, with Kehata Hai Pal Khud Se Nikal song from the movie Neerja playing in the background, one artist is seen painting the national emblem, another paints Bharat mata’s sari and the other paints the flag. In the end, Siva Kumari appears with a completed painting. She explains, “We have been working independently at our homes during the lockdown. Women artists created the same painting in their homes and sent us the video. We mixed the shots in such a way that it looks as though everyone have contributed to this painting. When we are together we can achieve anything, including flattening the COVID-19 curve, ” … [Read more...] about In artist Siva Kumari’s painting, Bharat Mata presents positive art to fight the COVID-19 demon