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CBC, 2023

Want a free painting?

On March 12, hundreds of artists around the world will hide some of their art, wrap it up in a nice package and leave it for the lucky person who grabs it.

Atlas Obscura, 2023

Inside the World of ‘Art Dropping’

IMAGINE WHILE ON YOUR MORNING coffee run, you find a package on a bench wrapped in brown paper, with a note saying there’s art inside.

Cambridge Today, 2023

It's Art and Found Day in Cambridge

Art enthusiasts in Cambridge are in for a special surprise on Sunday.

The Morning Sun, 2023

Art and Found

On Sunday, Local artist Gentry Warren participated in International Art and Found Day by leaving pieces of his artwork around Pittsburg for residents to find.   

Peterborough Examiner, 2023

Art and Found Day splashes into Peterborough

The third international Art and Found Day takes place this Sunday with six Peterborough artists leaving a variety of work across the downtown area for residents to find.

Kingstonist, 2023

Local artists participate in third annual Art and Found Day

Those in Kingston, Napanee, and around the world may be lucky enough to happen upon an artistic treasure later this month, as International Art and Found Day takes place on Sunday, Mar. 12, 2023.

Global News, 2023

Art and Found Day returns to Napanee

Local Napanee artists will be participating in the Art and Found Day happening on March 12th, 2023.  

93.3FM, 2023

It’s Art and Found Day in Brighton and area

The Brighton Arts & Culture Council (BACC) has organized donations of original art from 14 area artists, and these pieces will be hidden around the community

Chatham Voice, 2023

Follow clues to a free painting

Professional abstract artist Vicki McFarland hopes that giving away one of her paintings will bring happiness to its new owner.

Chatham Daily, 2023

Father and son sleuths track down Chatham painting

A Chatham father and his son worked together to find a painting hidden in Chatham-Kent on international art and found day.

Charente Libre, 2023


Adeline Jean participe, pour la 3e année consécutive, à la journée « Art and found day 

Chatham Kent This Week, 2023

Follow clues to a free painting

Chatham-Kent artist Vicki McFarland is shown at work on a painting. She is participating in the International Art and Found Day event this year on March 12. (Handout/Postmedia Network) jpg, CA

Bradford Times, 2022

Spreading joy and happiness in Bradford, one piece of art at a time

An international art sharing initiative made its way to Bradford over the weekend. Art and Found Day was started by Toronto artist Courtney Senior as a tribute to her late father.

L'Est eclair, 2022

Toile originale d’artiste cherche propriétaire à Troyes

Nonoss, une artiste peintre troyenne déposera samedi 12 mars, une de ses œuvres dans le centre-ville, à l’occasion de la deuxième édition du Art & Found Day.

Toronto Star, 2022

Here are 10 family-friendly things you can do this March break

A day when artists around the world leave art around their respective cities for people to find. The concept  by Toronto artist Courtney Senior…

Charente Libre, 2022

Free Gifts Will be Dropped All Around Toronto this Weekend

March 12 is the second annual international Art and Found Day, a day when artists around the world wrap up pieces of their art and leave them in their community for people to find.

Daily Hive, 2022

Art and Found: Toronto artists leave art around the city for anyone to take home

The second International Art and Found Day is coming to Toronto on Saturday, and more than 125 GTA artists will be leaving their artwork around…

Estrieplus, 2022

Des oeuvres d’artistes peintres recherchent gratuitement de nouvelles maisons!

En effet, ce samedi aura lieu la deuxième édition de l’événement international, le Art & Found Day.  Au total, ce sont plus de 900 artistes…

Charente Libre, 2022

Angoulême: two works to find (and win) this Saturday in town

For the second consecutive year, the painter Adeline Jean will hide two paintings in town this Saturday. Those who find them can take them home.

The Wilmot-Tavistock Gazette, 2022

New Hamburg Artist’s Work Is Free To The Person Who Finds It

Lifelong artist Cathy Cosgrove will leave one of her creations somewhere in Wilmot as part of a global event on March 12

The Napanee Beaver, 2022

Art and Found Day comes to Napanee this Saturday

Greater Napanee residents will want to keep a keen eye out for hidden paintings, photos, drawings and more this Saturday., 2022

Meet this local artist, find out how to get a free painting

If you’re out and about on March 12 , you could snag your own piece of Heather Eck art – for free!

Main & Broad, 2022

Free Art in Southern Wake? #ArtandFound

Listen up, art lovers — the opportunity to score some free original artwork is right around the corner (and so is the art)!  

Global News, 2022

International Art and Found Day comes to Napanee

On March 12th artwork from artists in Napanee will be placed within the community for neighboring residents to find!

Napanee Today, 2022

International Art and Found Day coming to Napanee

This weekend if you take a walk about Napanee, you may find some free art.

Kingstonist, 2022

Napanee artists share their works for Art and Found Day

The Greater Napanee and Area Arts Association (GNAAA) will be participating in the Art and Found Day 

104.3 Fresh Radio, 2022

Discover free artwork from local artists on International Art and Found Day

Lisa Ray joins the Fresh Morning Show to talk about the 2nd International Art and Found Day on March 12th. 

Artists Drinking Cocktails, 2022

Artists Drinking Cocktails with AFD Founder Courtney Senior

In this interview, Katie Phillips chats with Courtney Senior, Toronto Artist who founded International Art and Found Day.

#BAAIFKM, 2022

International Art and Found Day with Courtney Senior

This week on #baaifkm we sit down with painter Courtney Senior. We talk about; finding what works for you, #ArtandFoundDay

Katie Phillips, 2022

International Art and Found Day

One of the most amazing experiences in my 10-year art career happened in 2021 during Art and Found Day

The Gleaner, 2022

Local artist participating in ‘Art and Found Day’

Heather Diodati will be leaving small packages containing some of her artwork in public spaces in Ormstown.

CTV News, 2022

Artist Leaving Her Mark Around Red Deer

An artist is leaving her mark around Red Deer with a unique initiative.

Red Deer Advocate, 2022

Red Deer artist leaving free paintings around city for strangers to find

Like a Christmas elf, Red Deer’s Brenda Smith is planning to leave presents of original art around the city — for strangers to find…

Journal Saint-Francois, 2022

Heather Diodati partage son art et r pand la gentillesse

Heather Diodati est une artiste au grand coeur et sa mission de repandre le bonheur prendra son veritable envol le 12 mars lors de la journee du Art and Found Day.

BBC London, 2021

First Ever International Art and Found Day on March 12th

A mystery package in South London is picked up by a lovely couple.

SouthWark News, 2021

Mystery Artwork Appears on Bermondsey Street

A mystery artist left their work on Bermondsey Street as part of Art and Found Day.

Caledon Enterprise, 2021

‘Spreading love and positivity’: Caledon artist leaving paintings for others to find

International ‘Art and Found’ initiative started by Toronto artist in 2015.

Niagara Now, 2021

Art and Found day reaches Niagara on the Lake

Toronto-born event aims to get more original art into the hands of people everywhere.

The Intelligencer, 2021

Cultivating Creativity: Local artist participates in Art and Found Day

#ArtandFound was initiated in 2015 by Toronto-based artist Courtney Senior.

Toronto Star, 2021

Orangeville artists participate in Art and Found Day

Several locals stumbled upon free art pieces in public spaces over the weekend.

de Gelderlander, 2021

Art and Found Day: wie neemt de verstopte keramieken ‘blije mok’ van Zutphense kunstenares Amel mee?

De ‘blije mok’ staat glimlachend in een bloemenperkje bij de vijver achter duurzaamheidscentrum De Kaardebol in Zutphen.

de Stentor, 2021

Wie niet weg is, is gezien: Mariet speelt in Wezep verstoppertje met een abstract schilderij voor de vinder

Zo maar een schilderij op straat vinden. Hoe leuk is dat? Wie vrijdagmiddag goed zoekt in Wezep zou zo maar eens het kunstwerk van Mariet Boer…

Moms Getting Real Podcast, 2021

International Art and Found Day: Interview with Courtney Senior

We were lucky enough to interview Courtney Senior for our podcast. When asked how her passion project Art and Found came to life in 2015, here’s what she told us…