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Resort launches Little Picasso initiative to support special needs children
BY JAMIL KHAN June 15, 2018
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DUBAI: Wellness resort in collaboration with Zee Arts and Senses Residential and Day Care Centre for Special Needs, launched the Charity Art Project “Little Picasso”.

18 artist-volunteers from Zee Arts gathered for an art session with 20 special needs children from Senses to work on inspiring paintings under the theme of Happiness, Kindness, Love and Generosity. In the bid to raise funds for the Senses Centre, over 50 masterpieces will be displayed until 31st July at R Gallery, The Retreat Palm Dubai M Gallery.

Commenting on the Little Picasso initiative, Samir Arora, General Manager of The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery said, “We are honoured and delighted to be a part of this superb initiative, giving back to the community and supporting the Senses Centre who do such commendable work. I would like to share heartfelt thanks to all those volunteer artists who joined us for the project, who made such difference to these children’s live. We hope to do the same by featuring the pieces for sale until July, I implore all to visit the exhibition and see the fantastic work these children have created.”

Head of Zee Arts, Zaahirah Muthy said. “Ramadan is a time for reflection and giving, its resonates with all. This project echoes the very feelings of sacrifice and putting others before themselves. We were so pleased to see the children at Senses feeling happy, creative and inspired when working with our artists.”

“We are sincerely grateful to the entire teams at The Retreat Palm Dubai M Gallery and Zee Arts for supporting this project. The art sessions bring true joy to the children” said Dr. Lina Owies, General Manager of the Senses Residential and Day Care Centre for Special Needs.

All art pieces can be viewed and purchased at R Gallery, The Retreat Palm Dubai M Gallery until 31 July 2018.

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