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Donations May Dry Up at Public Museums and Galleries With Court Ruling

Posted on 27 August 2018

Canada has a generous tax credit system for donors to charities and public organizations, says the website Turbo Tax Canada. For donors who donate to charity in Canada, the system can give you tax credit up to 29 percent of the amount you donated at the federal level. You may also be entitled to an additional amount reaching up to 24 percent of your donation depending on your province of resi ...

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Fantastic Innovative Designer Ways to Use and Display Your Photos

Posted on 20 December 2016

Photographs are history, memories, special moments, and emotions suspended in time and preserved in a two dimensional plane for us to look at and always remember. Most people take loads of photographs and everyone has at least a couple of photos that they want to store and or display forever in unique ways. This is because the pictures are of people we love, of special events, of beautiful place, ...

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Painting the Drive

Posted on 31 October 2013

A lone "painting the drive" looks and sounds strange. Drive is a shortened version of Commercial Drive, a popular street in Vancouver in the middle, sort of, Vancouver's latin district. It's the place of Italian, Portuguese and Brazilian community.The street has its special charm and flavour with lots of funky shops, small markets, and coffee spots. It's colourful, vibrant, full of life, it's ...

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Discover emerging artists through empowering gallery

Posted on 08 April 2013

Seeking for a website to buy original artworks? Buy original art online at Saatchionline.com. Charles Saatchi, a famous British art collector, once said "I primarily buy art to show it off". He may not be an artist be he does love art. He has great passion for it that he enjoys collecting them and showing them to the world. He was the owner of Saatchi Gallery—wherein he exhibits the artwor ...

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Fine Artists get empowered through online gallery

Posted on 08 April 2013

Art has always been an integral part of our civilization. When our human ancestors were not hunting and gathering, they were creating art on the walls of caves. After thousands of years, the love and passion for artwork has reached new heights. 

With advancement of technology, the medium for purchasing art has changed as well. These days, many art enthusiasts use the services of onlin ...

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St?del Museum Turns Skylights into Works of Art

Posted on 03 January 2013

The renovation at the St?del Museum in Frankfurt, Germany, has turned skylights into works of art. The garden area has been completely transformed to include a gallery underneath the lush green lawn. The Schneider+Schumacher firm was in charge of the project and added a subterranean gallery to expand the museum. The green roof is environmentally friendly and beautiful. The renovation has earned r ...

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Ottawa celebrates Public Art on Somerset

Posted on 18 September 2012

A new series of sculptures along Somerset Street West, officially celebrated in the community on Sept. 14, will act as brightly coloured “subtle gateways” to the Hintonburg and Chinatown districts. The art installation, entitled Morphology/ Silk Road Flower Rain, consists of 16 aluminum and glass sculptures, with Morphology in the Hintonburg district and Silk Road Flower ...

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Ottawa: Upcoming Festivals, Fairs and Fun Runs

Posted on 12 September 2012

As the summer winds down, Ottawa is serving up many great September events all around the city. Whether you’re looking to get some exercise, enjoy the fall weather or do something indoors, our nation’s capital is sure to deliver. Ottawa September Festivals and Fairs The Ottawa Folk Festival started on September 6 at Hog’s Back Park, about ten minutes from Carlington. This ...

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Toronto: TIFF becomes world's largest public movie festival

Posted on 09 September 2012

Toronto is abuzz with celebrity chatter as Hollywood’s brightest descend on the city. It’s a surprising feat for what started as a little Canadian film festival that has grown to dwarf anything else in North America. The Toronto International Film Festival has become Hollywood’s best chance to showcase Oscar-worthy films. The elite cultural showcase is on par with anything else in the wo ...

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Eastern Europe: Toronto gets a cultural taste

Posted on 09 September 2012

TORONTO — September weekends in Toronto are filled with festivals and cultural events. Which one to choose, one may wonder? Well, this year, a taste of Eastern Europe might be in order. Filled with colourful embroidered costumes and song and dance, the Romanian and Ukrainian festivals reveal two old cultures that are enriching Canada with their joyful spirit. Both are marked by flavourful food, ...