Upcoming Arts Observances

Whether it's a great painting, music or poetry, the arts have the capacity to thrill and inspire us. These observances and national days remind us to celebrate the wonderful contribution that the arts makes to enriching our daily lives.

International Artist Day

International Artist Day

The work of different types of artists enriches our daily lives in so many ways.

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Day With(out) Art Day

Day With(out) Art Day

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National Violin Day

National Violin Day

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World Choral Day

World Choral Day

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Phileas Fogg Win A Wager Day

Phileas Fogg Win A Wager Day

It was on this day in 1872, in a novel by Jules Verne, that Phileas Fogg made his infamous bet he could travel around the world in 80 days.

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World Radio Day

World Radio Day

A to raise greater awareness among the public and the media on the importance of radio.

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National Floral Design Day

National Floral Design Day

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National Children’s Craft Day

National Children’s Craft Day

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National Quilting Day

National Quilting Day

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World Poetry Day

World Poetry Day

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National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

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World Art Day

World Art Day

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National Haiku Poetry Day

National Haiku Poetry Day

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National Poem In Your Pocket Day

National Poem In Your Pocket Day

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National Great Poetry Reading Day

National Great Poetry Reading Day

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International Dance Day

International Dance Day

A day to encourage the participation and education of dance through events and festivals held during this date around the world.

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National Limerick Day

National Limerick Day

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National Tap Dance Day

National Tap Dance Day

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National Clerihew Day

National Clerihew Day

This day celebrates the inventor of these whimsical four-line poems, who annoyingly wasn't from Limerick.

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Abai Day

Abai Day

Honours a famous Kazakh poet from the 19th century.

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World Photography Day

World Photography Day 📷

Make it snappy! August 19th is the day to capture the world around you.

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The Duchess who wasn't Day

The Duchess who wasn't Day

August 27 is "The Duchess Who Wasn't" day, which celebrates the life of Irish author Margaret Wolfe Hungerford.

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National Grandma Moses Day

National Grandma Moses Day

A day to honor a famous American folk artist whose work remains popular today.

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Anne Bradstreet Day

Anne Bradstreet Day

On the anniversary of her death in 1672, we celebrate the works of this early North American poet.

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National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day

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Black Poetry Day

Black Poetry Day

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