Announcing a New Public Art Program for Wateridge Village/Village des Riverains that will celebrate Indigenous Art, Culture and Heritage

Canada Lands Company acknowledges that we are in the ancestral and traditional territory of the Algonquin Anishinabe Nation and the Omàmiwininìwag People, and we recognize the Algonquins as the stewards of these lands and resources – in the past, present and future.

In celebration of Indigenous art, culture and heritage, Canada Lands Company is launching a public art program at Wateridge Village/Village des Riverains. The program, guided by the Algonquin Peoples, will select Indigenous artists and other multidisciplinary artist teams to create public displays that encourage public interest, awareness, appreciation and understanding of the Algonquin Peoples and the land.

Opportunities for artists will include:

Temporary public art:
A variety of two-dimensional images will be selected to be transferred onto banners, utility boxes and other surfaces throughout the community.

Permanent public art:
There are three opportunities to create permanent public art:
• Artist Commission: Wanaki Road entranceway
• Artist Commission: Codd’s Road entranceway
• Artist-on-Design Team: Hemlock Road throughout the site

We encourage teams across Turtle Island of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous backgrounds to sign up here to receive the various “calls to artists” announcement and application information. The calls will include detailed information on the sites, opportunities, timelines, criteria and fees.

Please email for more details.