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Indigenous Peoples Day ceremony unveils ‘Manidoo Ogitigan’ at Lake Ontario Park

Manidoo Ogitigan (Spirit Garden), Kingston’s largest public art installation, will be officially opened with a small ceremony on Monday, Jun. 21, 2021, National Indigenous Peoples Day. The installation, just steps from the Lake Ontario Park parking lot, commemorates the fact that Kingston is built on the territorial lands of the

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City seeks input on artists’ proposals for Princess Street Sidewalk Project

The City is seeking public input on three public art proposals for the Princess Street Sidewalk Project, a permanent public artwork to be installed in Kingston’s Hub area at the intersection of Princess and Division streets.   Through a Request for Supplier Qualifications (RFSQ) process, three artists – Christine Dewancker, Don

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New downtown public art installations part of The Hub Project

Kingston residents will notice a new billboard with public artwork at the downtown intersection of Princess and Division streets, above the UPS store. The billboard is part of The Hub Project and will feature poetry-based artworks from January to September 2021, according to a release from the City of Kingston,

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Artist Marney McDiarmid brightens outlook with public art installations

Kingston residents may have seen beautiful large-scale chalk drawings on windows in the area. Local artist Marney McDiarmid has been creating public art installations of tropical flora and fauna related to her research of endemic plants in Hawaii, which was cut short by the pandemic. Her Hawaiian trip, funded by

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