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Art on the Town

Calgary’s Public Art Program has given the urban landscape a shot of vitality while promoting the city’s artistic growth. “Jumping Trout,” a series of concrete relief fish decorate a retaining wall at Glenmore Trail and Elbow Dr.

Swarm, By Stuart Keeler. Courtesy of The City of Calgary Public Art Program

Nature and transport also meet in “Swarm,” by Stuart Keeler. Part of the 6 St SW CTrain station awning, its multiple red and yellow panels, swarm with birds, leaves and seeds. Download an iPhone app for the The Downtown Public Art Circuit at calgary.ca/publicart. This self-guided tour of the city’s Public Art Program and Civic Art Collection offers great insight into the local art scene. – David McCraken

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