"This isn't a watercolor, it's a mural." - Erich Segal

The banner mural of ships and fishing supplies decorates the fence of a parking lot just off Marine Drive in White Rock B.C.
(Artist unknown)

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Happy 100th - Calgary Stampede!

These murals from the Calgary Stampede grounds helped celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Calgary Stampede, July 6 - 15, 2012 (photos recently in from my Alberta correspondent / mural chaser, Ramona Heikel)

Murals from the Calgary Stampede grounds 2012 (Photo © 2012 by Roman Heikel)

(Photo © 2012 by Roman Heikel)

(Photo © 2012 by Roman Heikel)

(Photo © 2012 by Roman Heikel)
These murals were only a portion of the public art on display at the Calgary Stampede this year. The Stampede Public Art site features many other pieces. Clicking on the images on that page will, in most cases, whisk you to pages of large photos and descriptions of the mural or sculpture featured.

Other Calgary Stampede murals found on Flickr:



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