World Art Day is observed every year on 15th April globally. This day is being celebrated all over world to emphasize the importance of art that nurtures creativity, innovation & cultural diversity for all peoples across the globe. This day was declared by the International Association of Art (IAA), an NGO working in official partnership with UNESCO.
History of the World Art Day :
The first celebration of World Art Day was held on 15 April, 2012. The date has been selected in honour of the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci, the famous painter of Mona Lisa.
In order to honour Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday, World Art Day is celebrated. As per International Association of Art (IAA), Leonardo da Vinci was considered the symbol of world peace, freedom of expression, tolerance, & brotherhood.