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A celebration of children’s artistry

Clarissa Aurielle

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Mon, August 5, 2019  /  06:14 pm
A celebration of children’s artistry

Interactive: The exhibition features a range of creative artworks under the theme "Main" (Play). (National Gallery of Indonesia/-)

An ongoing exhibition at the National Gallery of Indonesia is giving a spotlight to the artistic talents of today’s generation of Indonesian children. The Indonesian Children Visual Art Festival is part of the gallery’s celebration of the annual National Children’s Day, which falls on July 23. For one full month, from July 23 to Aug. 23, the gallery is exhibiting 155 painting, digital, interactive, photo and batik artworks under the theme “Main” (Play), a word that encourages people to recall moments of happiness from their childhoods. Let's have fun: The National Gallery of Indonesia invites all children to enjoy the Indonesian Children Visual Art Festival. (National Gallery of Indonesia/-) Inside the gallery, visitors can find artworks donated by various art and cultural institutions, such as the Basoeki Abdullah Museum, The Japan Foundation, t...