Gem, fabric attract visitors as exhibition opens at RAC
ISLAMABAD: A two-day exhibition of handmade jewellery, decorative artwork, flowers arrangements and summer clothes opened at Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Wednesday. Senator Najma Hameed inaugurated the exhibition while RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed was also present on the occasion.
Of the 26 stalls, those featuring gem and fabric jewellery attracted most visitors on the first day. The students of interior decoration, hand-made jewellery, flower making, candle making and fashion designing class displayed their work at the exhibition.
After the inaugural ceremony, Najma said that Rawalpindi Arts Council has imparted training to its students in such a practical way that they are able to contribute in-home industry and can earn their livelihood honestly and respectively. She said that Rawalpindi Arts Council’s role in development of art and culture “cannot be falsified”. She further added that the students have full command over their work. Naheed Manzoor, who accompanied Senator Najma, said that the council always stressed on practical work and lessoned to the students of morality along with formal education.