The Museum of Bad Art (yes, it really exists!) is one of my
favorite examples of making art an event. Case in point:
Taking Art to the People
Staff and volunteers parade through a shopping mall carrying
art (unwanted even by MOBA!) and blowing on kazoos. It all ended in an auction
that benefited the Salvation Army.
MOBA has also held Gallery in the Woods. At this event,
everyone grabbed a painting and took them to a dedicated location in the
forest. Paintings were nailed to the trunks of trees for an entirely new
Is there any place that’s off-limits for showing your art?
What are the limits you have?
Maybe your ideas aren’t as extreme as the above, but you’ve
just come up with a brilliant idea to tap into your niche market or to build
raving fans. Tell us about them!