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‘Beastly’ Thursday-Night-Feature of October
(5 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017)

‘Beastly’ art at the Thursday-Night-Feature of October 5th 2017

The month October makes its entry and brings with it the new school year, the celebration of World Animal Day, and of course also the new edition of the Thursday-Night-Feature (TNF) at Readytex Art Gallery on October 5th. On schedule for this month’s TNF is a casual ‘Open house’, one that we have given a bit of a ‘beastly’ character. No need to be alarmed though, because all this has to do with is this year’s upcoming World Animal Day. This day is commemorated all over the world on October 4th, the day before our TNF.  

As usual the ‘Open house’ is intended to give visitors the opportunity to stroll freely through the gallery on a leisurely evening that does not involve a fixed program, just a beautiful collection of artworks put on display for this opportunity and the coming month. And because we do like to give these evenings a special character, we thought it would be a wonderful opportunity to take our inspiration from the occasion of World Animal Day. Many of the artists affiliated with our gallery already create works in which flora and fauna play an important role, so finding works of art involving animals is not a difficult feat. So on the TNF of October 5th the special ‘beastly’ selection put together by the team of Readytex Art Gallery will be presented on the ground floor of the gallery.

As is customary, the other three floors of the gallery show a mixed collection of artworks from all of the artists represented by Readytex Art Gallery.

The ‘Open house’ on Thursday October 5th in which we pay attention to World Animal Day, offers something interesting for art lovers and animal lovers alike. The team of Readytex Art Gallery and many of the artists will be present to answer any questions that you may have about the works of art.

The doors of Readytex Art Gallery are open on this evening from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

Everyone is invited!





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