4/15 is World Art Day – how do you want to celebrate?
World Art Day is an international celebration of the fine arts. The goal of this day, is to appreciate art in general, and to spread world-wide enthusiasm and awareness for the arts. Here are just a few easy and enjoyable ways you can celebrate:
Get a group of friends together and visit one our local Museums and Art galleries.
Get the kids involved! Teach them about the different forms of art and provide them with a hands-on way to experience the creation of artwork.
Purchase a piece of artwork 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.
Consider Sponsoring an Artist!
Another way to celebrate World Art Day would be to sponsor an artist for the Pajama Factory Artist-in-Residence Program. We’ve raised $900 for each artist so far – only $542 remains for each of the 6 artist to be fully fund for 2019. Consider giving a gift (of any size!) on 4/15 to honor this important day.
The Pajama Factory located in Williamsport, PA, invites artists to apply to the 2019 Pajama Factory Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Program. Artists of all disciplines, career levels, and localities are encouraged to apply to this multidisciplinary, immersive residency.
Artists spend 8 weeks (Jun 7-Aug 3) creating, communing, and exploring in the expansive 300,000 square feet of the Pajama Factory – a rehabilitated historic factory complex with authentic charm and endless possibility. Throughout the residency, artists have unlimited access to resources including a knowledgeable staff, local artist network, and Pajama Factory studios – a photo lab, clay studio, woodshop, printing and fiber arts studio, and shared studio space.
The 2019 deadline to apply is 11:59PM (EST) on Monday, April 15th, 2019. To learn more about the program offerings and to apply, visit air.pajamafactory.net. Applicants must be 18 years or older. Selected artists will be notified by Saturday, April 20th, 2019.