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Notable Dates to Create with a Purpose

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Notable dates for making art

We have the honor of being able to use our art to not only have fun, but also increase inclusion and appreciate diversity! That's why I've put together a list of notable dates that can help direct your art or provide a bit of inspiration when you're feeling stuck.

You'll also see some random and playful days! Which is your favorite? Did any of them surprise you?

 

August 2022: Black Business Month

  • Aug 8: International Cat Day
  • Aug 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
  • Aug 9: Book Lovers Day
  • Aug 19: World Humanitarian Day
  • Aug 22: International Left-handers Day
  • Aug 26: International Dog Day
  • Aug 28: Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day

 

September 2022: Suicide Prevention Month

  • Sept 1: World Letter Writing Day
  • Sept 5: International Day of Charity
  • Sept 14: Live Creative Day
  • Sept 15: Online Learning Day
  • Sept 15: Hispanic Heritage Month begins
  • Sept 21: World Alzheimer's Day
  • Sept 22: Autumn Equinox
  • Sept 25: Jewish New Year
  • Sept 29: World Heart Day

 

October 2022: Bullying Prevention Month & Down Syndrome Awareness Month

  • Oct 1: World Card Making Day
  • Oct 4: World Animal Day
  • Oct 5: World Teachers Day
  • Oct 10: World Mental Health Day
  • Oct 11: Indigenous Peoples' Day
  • Oct 16: World Food Day
  • Oct 22: Make a Difference Day
  • Oct 24: Diwali
  • Oct 31: Halloween

 

Want more? Download all the dates here to keep them on hand at all times!