Discover the marvels of ancient Egypt as part of Egypt Explorers at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery on Wednesday 8th August 2018.
Aimed at older kids between 8 and 11, the event will be an immersive, hands-on workshop full of enthralling stories and educational nuggets about the ancient Egyptians, the pyramids, pharaohs and intriguing (if slightly macabre) minutiae of mummification. Continue reading Egypt Explorers at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
The expansive landscapes of New Mexico’s High Road between Santa Fe and the mountain town of Taos are home to a rich culture and a vibrant arts scene. During the last two weekends of September, the annual High Road Art Tour displays all the skilled crafts and craftsmen that the Northern New Mexico highway inspires. There are 39 stops along the way, from full-blown galleries to pop-up shops on the side of the road. Each region represented along the 52-mile scenic byway—Chimayo, Llano, Ojo Sarco, Penasco, Truchas, and Vadito—offers a unique insight into deeply rooted local history. Read More via LocallyCrafted.
Open air rock paintings in the world’s driest desert pay testament to the importance of the llama to millennia-old cultures that traversed the inhospitable terrain.
Conservationists working in Chile’s Atacama Desert want UNESCO to recognize the Taira Valley drawings as a heritage site so they can develop sustainable tourism in the region. Continue reading Chile’s Rock Art Llamas Divulge Secrets of Ancient Desert Culture
Alex Senna is a Brazilian street artist that has perfected the urban mural. His work is also quite unique in a sense, mainly due to the overwhelming positivity emitting from each piece. Continue reading Delightful Black and White Street Art in Brazil is All About the Positivity
This summer, Tate Modern will explore the art of the Weimar Republic (1919-33) in a year-long, free display, drawing upon the rich holdings of The George Economou Collection. This presentation of around seventy paintings and works on paper will address the complex paradoxes of the Weimar era, in which liberalisation and anti-militarism flourished in tandem with political and economic uncertainty. Continue reading Display at Tate Modern Explores ‘Magic Realism Art in Weimar Germany
American Indian history and culture come to life in a brand new art exhibition that debuted July 27 at the American Heritage Gallery at Epcot. ‘Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art‘ inside The American Adventure pavilion displays the work of contemporary Native artists alongside artifacts from centuries past, demonstrating how ancestral craftsmanship influences modern generations. Continue reading ‘Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art’ Makes its Debut at Epcot
The Greek island of Paxos is home to some incredible ruins. Crumbling stone structures from hundreds of years ago are scattered about the tiny island, giving it a rustic ancient feel. Continue reading Stunning Art Installation Fills 400-Year-Old Greek Ruin With Colorful ‘Pixels’