Club Med Sandpiper Bay and Internationally Renowned Artist Romero Britto Bring Color to the Lives of Children With the New BRITTO Art Center

January 26, 2011

MIAMI, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — After a $25 million transformation, Club Med Sandpiper Bay, the only all-inclusive family resort in the U.S., has collaborated with international pop artist Romero Britto to launch the new BRITTO Art Center. Children ages four and up can participate in educational art programs throughout their vacation, including painting, sketching and coloring with a professional art teacher.

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Romero Britto is an acclaimed contemporary artist influenced by early and modern masters, and is known for his use of pulsating colors and bold patterns as a visual language of hope and happiness. The new art center will feature Britto’s Mias Garden, a wall mural he selected to reflect the Sandpiper Bay experience. Its vibrant illustrations of colorful animals, children, flowers and shapes make it the perfect art piece to inspire children.

“Our hope is to provide a vivid and colorful experience for children that will leave a lasting impression, long after they leave the resort,” said Sabina Sicuso, Vice President of Marketing, Club Med North America. “The BRITTO Art Center represents the adventure, excitement and inspiration that Sandpiper Bay provides for little ones every day.”

The BRITTO Art Center is another unique addition to the Kidz Village at Sandpiper Bay. “I am thrilled to be a part of Club Med, where everything is about peace, love, family, friendship and good times,” said Romero Britto. Club Med has always been well known for reinventing the way children vacation by creating personalized experiences for all age groups so that they can discover, participate and grow with unparalleled activities and programs. Activities include everything from junior tennis, golf and sailing to circus school, Le Petit Chef cooking lessons and Zumbatomic.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 1-800-ClubMed, visit www.clubmed.us or contact your preferred travel professional. To learn more about Club Med Sandpiper Bay visit www.clubmed.us/sandpiperbay. For an insider look at Club Med, visit our social media site at www.ClubMedInsider.com.

About Club Med:

Refined, generous and personalized, a Club Med vacation at any of our 80 resorts in more than 25 countries, guarantees life-long memories. With attention to every detail, Club Med offers activities from award-winning Children’s Clubs and luxurious spa treatments to expert instruction in sports with top-of-the-line equipment. Throughout the experience, guests personalize their vacation with an array of choices including enhanced accommodations, international cuisine, flexible dining times and exciting entertainment options.

About Romero Britto:

A modern day pop culture icon, Romero Britto creates contemporary masterpieces that evoke a spirit of hope and convey a sense of warmth. Embraced by the international community, Britto’s paintings and sculptures are currently featured on five continents in more than 100 hundred galleries worldwide. One of his original paintings “Journey” premiered recently on December 11, 2008 in the prestigious Salon Nationale Des Beaux-Arts 2008 at the Carrousel du Louvre Museum. Britto has also been invited multiple times as a speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and was commissioned to paint the largest art installation ever in Hyde Park, London, a 45 foot tall pyramid to commemorate the return of the King Tutankhamen exhibit to England. He also created two commemorative stamp collections for the United Nations Postal Administration, one in 1999 in homage to education and the other recently in 2008 in honor of the XXIX Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Britto donates to over 300 charitable organizations and is committed to developing and supporting the powerful role art plays in world issues.

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