20 Sep 2016

Open Arts Café, ‘Eureka!’ September 29th, 20160

Open Arts Café, ‘Eureka!’ September 29th, 2016   Whether you are an adult or a child, September in the northern hemisphere brings a change in atmosphere. I don’t mean the weather or the shortening days (although that is probably part of it). I mean the feeling of busy-ness: the feeling of being ‘Back to School’. [...]

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17 Aug 2016

News, Save the Dates, Call for Submissions0

Happy Summer to you!   Some news: From September, Open Arts Café will be running EVERY OTHER MONTH (except May and June will be back-to-back), which means there will be 6 OACs this ‘school year’. It is a new model for us – so we are asking you to mark your calendars!     Open [...]

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24 Jun 2016

Open Arts Café, June 30th, Summer Camp ‘160

Open Arts Café, June 30th, Summer Camp ‘16   There is nothing quite like going to summer camp. Since it’s a mostly North American invention, you may not know what it entails:  It’s mostly about having fun outside all day long for weeks, having a great time with friends and coming back home tanned, healthy [...]

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20 May 2016

Open Arts Café, May 26th ‘Betwixt and Between’0

Open Arts Café, May 26th ‘Betwixt and Between’   Open Arts Café is back after a few months’ hiatus, and I was bowled over by the amount of submissions I received from artists who had something to say about the theme. I like the idea of liminal spaces – the in-between places, the threshold. If [...]

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21 Feb 2016

February 25th, ‘Big Spoon Little Spoon’0

Open Arts Café, February 25th, ‘Big Spoon Little Spoon’   Although Valentine’s Day is already behind us, the need for a cuddle, so important for social animals like humans, should be celebrated throughout the year (especially in late February). Therefore, this month we are commemorating love and comfort at Open Arts Café.   To start [...]

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