Date – Sun, Aug 6, 2023
Location – Agassiz Ice sculpture in Assiniboine Park between Portage Avenue and the footbridge Assiniboine Park Winnipeg, MB R3J 2A7 Canada
Price – FREE
Time – 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
Hours – 2 hours 30 minutes
About This Event
The ArtRide: West Winnipeg is a public art tour organized by Winnipeg’s Public Art Program. The tour is designed to explore public art on the western side of Winnipeg. Participants will meet directly in front of Agassiz Ice by Gordon Reeve, which is located on the north side of the Assiniboine River at Assiniboine Park.
The tour will include several art pieces and locations:
- Agassiz Ice by Godon Reeve: This is the meeting point of the tour.
- Statues by Ivan Eyre: Participants will get to see statues created by Ivan Eyre.
- Indigenous Peoples Garden at the Leaf: This is a garden dedicated to the indigenous people.
- Table of Contents by spmb_projects (Eduardo Aquino and Karen Shanski): This is an art piece by spmb_projects.
- city.block.stop by Davit Perrett: This is another art piece that participants will get to see.
- Four Flowers by Michael Dumontier: This is an art piece depicting four flowers.
- From Here Until Now by spmb (Eduardo Aquino and Karen Shanski): This is another art piece by spmb.
The tour will run as scheduled rain or shine but will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm. Participants are responsible to provide a bike and helmet. Bike Winnipeg volunteers will provide safety marshalls to direct the participants. The tour routes are not a loop, and participants are welcome to have a beer after at the beer can or enjoy shopping in Osbourne Village.
How to Book Ticket For The Event?
- Visit the Eventbrite page for the event here or the AllEvents page here.
- Look for a button or link that says “Reserve a spot” or “Get Tickets”. It should be fairly prominent on the page.
- Click on the button or link. You may be asked to provide some information such as your name and email address.
- Follow the instructions to complete the reservation or purchase process. You may need to confirm your email address or other details.
- Once you’ve completed the process, you should receive a confirmation email or message with your ticket or reservation details.
The organizer of the event is Winnipeg’s Public Art Program, which is part of the Winnipeg Arts Council. Here are the contact details and social media profile:
Address: Winnipeg Arts Council 103 – 110 Princess Street Winnipeg MB, R3B 1K7 Canada
Phone Number: (204) 943-7668
Website: Winnipeg Arts Council
How To Prepare For This Event?
- Book Your Ticket: First, ensure you have booked your ticket for the event. You can do this online through the event’s page.
- Get a Bike and Helmet: As this is a bike tour, you will need a bike and a helmet. If you don’t own a bike, you might consider renting one. The event organizers may have bike rental recommendations, so you could reach out to them for advice.
- Check the Weather: The event will run rain or shine, but will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm. Keep an eye on the weather forecast leading up to the event, and dress appropriately for the conditions.
- Familiarize Yourself with the Route: While the exact route may not be provided in advance, you can familiarize yourself with the general area and the locations of the art pieces that will be visited during the tour.
- Prepare for the Day: Bring water, snacks, sunscreen, and any other items you might need for a bike ride. Remember, the tour is not a loop, so you might want to plan your transportation for after the event.
- Learn About the Art: If you’re interested, you could do some research on the art pieces and artists that will be featured during the tour. This could enhance your appreciation and understanding of the art you’ll be seeing.
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