Slow Art Day 2020

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Slow Art Day 2020

Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art.

Join us here at Artichoke Gallery, MelonRouge in celebration of this special day and experience ART yourself.

More details to follow on artists, facilitator and ticketing.

Why slow?
When people look slowly at a piece of art they make discoveries.
The most important discovery they make is that they can see and experience art without an expert (or expertise).
And that’s an exciting discovery. It unlocks passion and creativity and helps to create more art lovers.
How does it work?
One day each year – April 4 in 2020 – people all over the world visit local museums and galleries to look at art slowly. Participants look at a few works of art for 10 minutes each and then meet together over lunch to talk about their experience. That’s it. Simple by design, the goal is to focus on the art and the art of seeing.
In fact, Slow Art Day works best when people look at the art on their own slowly and then meet up to discuss the experience (though some hosts decide to do the discussion right in the gallery).

You can also read the BBC’s 2019 article, Slow Art – It Will ‘Blow Your Mind.’

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