March 12 - May 31
To bring Edmontonians back to the core to support downtown businesses, The Downtown Spark project is a COVID recovery initiative that came together with the generous support of the Western Economic Diversification Canada, City of Edmonton, the Downtown Business Association of Edmonton, Explore Edmonton, and the Edmonton Arts Council. Dates vary for each event/exhibit.
Art exhibits include:
— Fantastic Planet: 6 giant glowing inflatable humanoid structures throughout downtown
— Winter Birds: 3 glowing inflatable chickadees in the courtyard of Co*LAB
— wâpos: culptures designed by Jason Carter and an experience created by Jason Carter & Bridget Ryan in Amiskwaskahegan Park (Beaver Hills House Park)
— Arts District Illumination: the Art Gallery of Alberta, Citadel Theatre, and Winspear Centre are hosting three distinct family-friendly digital experiences on the facades of their buildings