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Education officer Kendra Earls of the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art shows an Arts for All free art kit. (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
Helping hand: Kendra Earls, the education officer for the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art gives a child art supplies (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

An art gallery’s drive to encourage more people to pick up a paint brush by handing out free art supplies to children has proved a hit.

The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art organised the “Arts for All” event at its gallery in the Botanical Gardens in a bid to “revitalise students and community members through the arts”.

Staff handed out free art supplies to children aged six to 12 a few weeks ago.

The gallery also held free workshops and a number of classes for upper secondary pupils and adults at the same time.

The museum is running an eight-week winter course for novice painters, which started last week.

“Finding the Artist Within” teaches the basic techniques of acrylic and watercolour.

It also provides a guide to participants on how to develop their own style of painting.

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Published February 01, 2021 at 8:28 am (Updated February 01, 2021 at 8:28 am)

Art for art’s sake at Masterworks

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