Elephant Parade, the organisation famous for holding the world’s largest art exhibition of decorated elephant statues in support of elephant conservation; will this weekend the 3rd October present an Artbox Workshop at The Farm in Al Barari Dubai.
This creative and thought provoking event will raise awareness of the conservation challenges facing the Asian Elephant as well as promoting the need for environmental sustainability and improved emotional intelligence. Locally based artists will facilitate the participants’ creativity during the workshop sessions taking place at the event.
Maria Hedegus an American Fine Artist and muralist working with the Elephant Parade as a creative facilitator said “I’m honoured to participate in the Artbox Workshop not only because of Elephant Parade’s wonderful commitment to elephant conservation, but because it also promotes appreciation for the arts – which I am passionate about! I am excited to be part of an event where people will be creating and having fun, as well as raising awareness for this wonderful charity.”
Once you purchase your Artbox kit you may participate in the workshop for free. Your participation in the event will support conservation efforts as 20% of Elephant Parade net profit are donated to elephant conservation projects.
The Artbox Workshop will be presented in partnership with The Farm Al Barari. Chef Yves, Head Chef at the Farm Al Barari said “We are proud to be a part of this wonderful initiative to raise awareness about elephant conservation. We at Al Barari continuously support such causes to make the planet a better place. With less than 50,000 Asian elephants left in the world, we need to do our part to save these majestic creatures from extinction and invite you all to The Farm to participate,”
Elephant Parade believe in the power of a global movement to make a happier world. Their worldwide art exhibitions create millions of smiles and raise awareness of the need for elephant conservation. This workshop is your opportunity to be part of it.
Visit The Farm – Al Barari this weekend Saturday 3rd October, where you can paint your own elephant in one of Elephant Parade’s fun workshops. The organizers supply you with the blank elephant along with the art supplies for you to create your own masterpiece. Support elephant conservation and paint a brighter future!
This workshop will be facilitated by local artists along with the support of the Elephant Parade team. Come and express your creativity and gain inspiration from the lush green surroundings at The Farm while enjoying the simple art of spending time with loved ones and family. The Farm is an ideal place to feel nourished not only with fantastic food but for your body and soul!
Elephant Parade also will have a selection of replicas for sale from our Elephant Parade exhibitions from around the world. 20% from the sale of each elephant will be donated to support the Asian elephant.
Art Box Workshop Details
- Date: Saturday 3rd October 2015
- Location: The Farm – Al Barari
- Time: 08:00 – 18:00
- 200 AED per Artbox Kit (Including your 15cm elephant, brushes and acrylic paint)
- Once you have purchased your Artbox the workshop session is free
- Visit the Elephant Parade Dubai Facebook page for the full programme of local artists facilitating sessions at the event
This workshop will:
- Discuss elephant conservation and environmental sustainability in a inventive and fun way
- Inspire creativity and imagination through design and paint
- Guide you through creation of your very own Elephant Parade replica
- Be fun for all the family and accessible to everyone with a desire to create
- Allow you to gain inspiration from the beauty of The Farm
Learn more about the Elephant Parade at www.elephantparade.com
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