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Magaliesburg’s Multi-sensory Slow Art Day 2019

Magaliesburg’s Multi-sensory Slow Art Day 2019

Gallery owner Hannelie Hartman welcomed participants of all ages to the third Slow Art Day at MelonRouge in Magaliesburg, South Africa.

The event was facilitated by Dr. Sonja Brink, a Learning through Play Ambassador for the Lego Foundation, who, when not involved in Slow Art Day, teaches the Setswana language to South African children and adults through song and movement.

Working with MelonRouge, she came up with a creative multi-sensory design that started with a brief talk on the link between art and information through the ages. She discussed ways to use art to cultivate focus and presence when feeling overwhelmed by technology overload (Ed: this is one of the key reasons Slow Art Day was started a decade ago – to create an antidote to technology’s growing dominance). . . More

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There’s nothing happening at the moment but don’t let that prevent you from visiting for a peaceful relaxing hour or two in our outdoor area.
Visit our pre-owned book store “WormWood Books”, check out the wedding dresses in “TangyDressing”, browse the antiques in “BlueCheese Antiques” or view (or buy) the art in “Artichoke Gallery”