International Art Appreciation Day

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When Celebrated

Always on August 9th


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About the Holiday

International Art Appreciation Day is a day to show your appreciation for all art. defines art as "something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings". When we thing of art we often think of paintings or sculptures but art may also be seen in photography, crafts, designs, or drawings.

Some of the world's most popular painters include Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), and Rembrandt (1606 – 1669). For the top 10 list see A few of the world's top art museums are Musee du Louvre (Paris, France), Vatican Museums (Vatican City, Rome, Italy), and Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York). The top 10 list may be seen at

Gift Guidelines

  • Paint by number set
  • Painting or Poster
  • Tickets to see an art exhibit or museum

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