Presents that keep on giving
The season of giving has well and truly begun! The twinkling lights are up, the sweet and steaming hot chocolates are flowing and the big hug of festive fun is wrapping itself around us.
When it comes to gift giving perhaps first consider experience gifts for your nearest and dearest. This is easier said than done so, here are three art related experiences that make perfect gifts!!
Give a Piece of Art
There are fewer more unique gifts than a piece of art. Not only is it precious because it is one of a kind but it is a gift that keeps on giving. Through many seasons it will bring continued joy from its place on the wall. It doesn’t have to be expensive, maybe you’ll make it yourself, the most important thing is that the art expresses something special about your relationship.
A Museum Membership
Give the creative person in your life a whole year of art with a museum membership. The larger municipal galleries and museums , like The National Gallery of Ireland, all offer these. The subscriptions give members things like access to exclusive events, free exhibition entry and our very own Crawford Art Gallery membership even includes the opportunity to travel on an art tour!
A Creative Career
For the artist in your life that you know has incredible talent but needs a helping hand to share it with the world and generate income from it, gift that gifted artist a 2020 Creative Careers Short Course. It’s the ideal way for an artist to learn about the commercial art world, set goals and build their confidence in a relaxed environment with expert guidance. CLICK HERE for more details.
These are just a few art themed ideas for experience gifts. It’s lovely to gift someone something they will remember rather than something with a shelf life.