FAQ

What date is Art and Found Day?

March 12th, 2022

 

How do I participate

Register here.

 

How does it work?

  • Choose one or more artworks – it could be a painting, photograph, drawing, handmade item, music album etc.

  • Package it up safely and clearly mark the outside with the hashtag #ArtandFoundDay. For an example, click here.

  • Leave an additional note on the inside with information about yourself. You can also include info on Art and Found Day. For a printable label download here: English   French

  • Drop off your work(s) within your neighborhood on March 12th, 2022.

  • Share your art drop on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #ArtandFoundDay and be sure to tag @ArtandFoundDay

 

How many artworks should I drop?

You can drop as many artworks around your community as you would like.

 

Where should I leave my artworks?

We recommend leaving your artworks in high traffic areas such as busy streets, transit hubs, parks and condo or retail lobbies. Also consider leaving your work off the ground to ensure it doesn’t get damaged and is easily seen, such as on benches, ledges, or hung from poles, signs, trees, etc. Watch our 2021 video for more ideas.

 

How can I promote Art and Found Day?

  • Send a headshot, bio and a photo of your work to connect@artandfoundday.com so we can promote you on social media and our website.

  • Click here to download social media assets Instagram Story 1   Instagram Story 2   Instagram Post

  • Share progress photos of you creating your work on Instagram or Facebook

  • Closer to the event, share clues on social media on where you will be dropping your work and be sure to tag @ArtandFoundDay

  • Tell your family and friends!

 

Can I do #ArtandFound outside of March 12th?

Absolutely! #ArtandFound doesn’t need to be confined to just one day, but if you choose to do this on an additional day, be sure to tag us so we can share it!

 

How do I find artists near me?

Check out our interactive map to find participating artists. And don’t forget to follow artists on Instagram as well as @ArtandFoundDay for clues on where drops will take place.

 

How do I get my profile featured on social media?

Send a headshot, bio and a photo of your work to connect@artandfoundday.com so we can promote you on social media and our website.