ⓘ Category:Arts events

Bus-Tops

Bus-Tops was a project for the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, part of the Artists Taking The Lead project funded by Arts Council England and in collaboration with LOCOG. Bus-Tops saw a series of 30 red LED screens situated on the roofs of bus stops in 20 London boroughs displaying art work made by both the public and established artists. The screens were powered by Beagle Boards running custom software and 3G connections to receive art content and upload sensor-based information. The installations were fed art content via the projects website where anyone could upload artwork to be considered for ...

Columbus Invitational Arts Competition

The Columbus Invitational Arts Competition is a competitive arts event held annually in Columbus, Ohio since 2012. The event brings together organizations selected for inclusion due to a combination of "artistic excellence and exceptional community involvement." In its first year the event drew participation from twenty-five local groups representing over three hundred individual artists, across four categories, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Studio Recordings and Literary Arts. Literary Arts was eliminated in the second year and the divisions were further reduced to Performing Arts and Vis ...

EU Talent Day

The first European TalentDay was held on April 9, 2011. This coincided with the Hungarian EU Presidential Conference on Talent Support, held in Budapest on April 7–9, 2011. Conference delegates proposed March 25, birthday of Bela Bartok, as EU TalentDay. This event, written on the first EU TalentDay, includes the following points about the purpose of talent development in the European Union and of EU TalentDay: Talent development has beneficial effects on the economies of individual nations, and of the European Union as a whole. Effective networking of groups facilitating talent developmen ...

Happening

A happening is a performance, event, or situation art, usually as performance art. The term was first used by Allan Kaprow during the 1950s to describe a range of art-related events.

International Sculpture Day

International Sculpture Day, or IS Day, is a worldwide annual celebration of sculpture on the last Saturday of April every year. It was established by the International Sculpture Center and is meant to raise awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of sculpture in communities across the globe. During the inaugural 2015 IS Day, over 50 events were held in 12 countries including Switzerland, China, Germany, England, Australia, Austria, Canada, Spain, New Zealand, and the USA. In its second year, over 200 events were held in 20+ countries including Australia, Denmark, Poland, Nigeria, Canada, Fr ...