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Art supplies as tourism

October 10, 2009

Tourism.  Along with destination based tourism such as Disney, Vegas, Destin, there is tourism based on ecology, history, agriculture, geography and just about any area of interests.  Art should also be considered a focus of tourism.  Art galleries, art festivals, concerts and other exhibitions of artistic expression all bring people and dollars into communities.  Recently, I had a couple of free hours while attending a conference.  I got out and walked to an art supply store, an activity common for me.  I am an art supply store junkie.  A different color paint, a new sized canvas, drawing pads and a new brand of pencil.  I am always looking for something new.  That is my form of tourism — art supply tourism.