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Culture Days 2017 

THUNDER BAY CULTURE DAYS 2017

Fun, FREE activities throughout Thunder Bay, Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2017

Culture Days are Canada's biggest national participatory arts and culture event! Attendees get exclusive behind-the-scenes access to local arts, culture and heritage over three incredible days of FREE activities! There's something for everyone with over fifty activities scheduled! Some of this year's highlights:

 

DJ Shub

Free concert by DJ Shub

Multi-award winning DJ Shub, formerly of A Tribe Called Red, will perform a free public concert on Sunday, October 1 in the parking lot at Matawa First Nations Management, near the corner of John & Court St. Opening act is local DJ Miss Temperance and there will be artists will be on hand creating an experiential art mural, exploring identity, diversity and community. This concert will be within Open Streets.

The Tale of A Town Canada

The tale of a town - multi-media performance

Their three-week residency culminates in the presentation of a multimedia performance of stories from the community’s colourful history, incorporating audio, archives, music and soundscape! Limited number of performances on Saturday, September 30, at a special pop-up venue in The HUB Bazaar, 507 Victoria Ave. E. Book your FREE seat at www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-tale-of-a-town-thunder-bay-tickets-37498592299!

Open Streets Thunder Bay

Open Streets

From noon to 3pm on Sunday, October 1, EcoSuperior opens up Court Street from John all the way to Boulevard Lake for pedestrians, cyclists, rollerbladers, skateboarders and dog walkers. Watch for special Culture Days activities all along the route!

Fort William First Nation

Fall Pow Wow - Bringing Community Together
From noon to 10pm on Saturday, September 30th, Fort William First Nation hosts their Fall Pow Wow at the Pow Wow Grounds on Anemki Wajiw-Mount McKay. Grand Entry at noon. The theme is Bringing Community Together - everyone is welcome.

Movie Nights

Movie Night Screening of Sleeping Giant

The City of Thunder Bay presents a special screening of locally-made feature film Sleeping Giant. To open, there will be a screening of the short film The Giant Awakens made this summer by the Thunder Bay Art Gallery's Youth Art Group!
**Note: This special screening will take place at YouthMove's Kinsmen Centre at 609 James St. N.**

 

FOR THE FULL EVENT SCHEDULE, CLICK here!

 

For more information, visit culturedays.ca or contact the Cultural Development Coordinator at 625-2357 or culture@thunderbay.ca.


Special thanks to Culture Days sponsors, CBC Thunder Bay!

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ARTIST GUIDEBOOK

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PRINCE ARTHUR'S LANDING

Learn about the City's largest collection of public art to date, all within the beautiful setting of the Lake Superior waterfront. Accessible year round.
Walking Tour Guide  Adobe PDF, 2 pages, 425 KB

PLAN A VISIT

Discover the City's growing collection of public art. more 
Citywide Map  Adobe PDF, 1 page, 549 KB
Public Art Committee 

PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE SEEKS CITIZEN REPRESENTATIVE

The Public Art Committee provides expert community input on public art policies, projects and procedures. Anyone with an interest in art and expertise in fields such as visual art, architecture, design, urban planning, business, or community development is encouraged to apply. more  

FAQ

PUBLIC ART FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Find out more about how the City acquires public art. more

Wild Life

WILD LIFE

Discover the latest addition to the City's Public Art collection! Wild Life, a set of pedestrian-scale bronze sculptures by Brandon Vickerd, was installed in August 2016 on Algoma Street South. more

Guidebook thumb

ARTIST GUIDEBOOK

Public art can significantly change an artist's career. Learn how to navigate the City's competition process, from proposal to contract to installation. Copies available online. more

BBAC

 

PRINCE ARTHUR'S LANDING

Learn about the City's largest collection of public art to date, all within the beautiful setting of the Lake Superior waterfront. Accessible year round.
Walking Tour Guide  Adobe PDF, 2 pages, 425 KB

PLAN A VISIT

Discover the City's growing collection of public art. more 
Citywide Map  Adobe PDF, 1 page, 549 KB
Public Art Committee 

PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE SEEKS CITIZEN REPRESENTATIVE

The Public Art Committee provides expert community input on public art policies, projects and procedures. Anyone with an interest in art and expertise in fields such as visual art, architecture, design, urban planning, business, or community development is encouraged to apply. more  

FAQ

PUBLIC ART FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Find out more about how the City acquires public art. more

Wild Life

WILD LIFE

Discover the latest addition to the City's Public Art collection! Wild Life, a set of pedestrian-scale bronze sculptures by Brandon Vickerd, was installed in August 2016 on Algoma Street South. more

Guidebook thumb

ARTIST GUIDEBOOK

Public art can significantly change an artist's career. Learn how to navigate the City's competition process, from proposal to contract to installation. Copies available online. more

BBAC

 

PRINCE ARTHUR'S LANDING

Learn about the City's largest collection of public art to date, all within the beautiful setting of the Lake Superior waterfront. Accessible year round.
Walking Tour Guide  Adobe PDF, 2 pages, 425 KB