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May 21, 2018

An Artist was born

Whether artists are born or made depends on who you meet. But when Paddy Obinna says he was born an artist, you can only agree. How else do you explain his multiple talents, plus the fact that he, literally, started to see colours from his mother’s womb?  The master designer wasn’t born with a brush in his hand, but he had eyes for beauty from the start. “I saw myself as an artist from the beginning. My father refused my uncle taking me to Lagos. He said, ‘don’t take Paddy to Lagos. He will start looking at things and vehicles…

A youth with a passion for art

Mr. Mmeri Okoro, who hails from Imo State, Okigwe LGA, a graduate of History and International Studies, University of Nigeria Nsukka, expresses his child-birth passion for art drawings and painting. He describes art as a God-given gift which he has embraced with all passion and enthusiasm. He encourages the youths to embrace skill acquisition and entrepreneurship which is a sure way of enhancing creativity for productivity among the youths. Unemployment seems to be the order of the day, but hard work and creativity in skill acquisition when encouraged and harnessed puts away the excuse of unemployment among Nigerian youths. He…

The Role of the Education Officers in Museum Management

Museum according to the International Council of Museums (ICOM) can be described as “ a non-profit making permanent institution in the service of society and its development and open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits for the purpose of study, education and enjoyment, material evidence of man and his environment”. It does not end there, Duruaku 2006 citing the term Wikki, describes museum as a building or institution dedicated to the acquisition, conservation , study, exhibition and educational interpretation of objects having scientific historical or artistic value. Several other perceptions also abound, but in the opinion…