Canada Day Art at The PLOT
Art can connect us. It can help us heal.
We invite you to create some art to enrich and reshape these challenging times!
The PLOT was created as ‘a functional land art piece for the community’ by artists Cora Li-Leger and her late husband Don Li-Leger. Their idea was to ‘create a garden based on artistic expression that would generate a sense of community and at the same time provide free food for the Food Banks and others in the community.’ Their goal was ‘not just to support local food security, but to nurture spirits.’
In these unprecedented times, like Cora and Don, we want to not just support local food security, but to nurture spirits
Like Cora and Don, we would like ‘not just to support local food security, but to nurture spirits’. This Canada Day, in this unprecedented time, we would like to further their use of artistic expression to help heal the community.
The garden continues to provide free food for the community. Now, in this unprecedented time, we would like to continue Cora and Don’s use of artistic expression to help nurture and heal the community.
During this pandemic, while all major Canada Day celebration events are cancelled, we want to celebrate our community’s and our country’s resilience, strength and creativity in an adapted way by inviting you to create positive and uplifting art for display at The PLOT on Canada Day.
The art can be drawings, paintings, sculptures, crafts, poems, songs etc., whatever your creativity draws you to. We ask that it be environmentally friendly and does not include any valuable items as The PLOT is an open public space and does not have security.
To maintain social distancing, please email us to arrange a time during the last week of June to bring your art piece to The PLOT. The last day for submission is July 1, 2020.
On Canada Day, you are welcome to visit The PLOT throughout the day to enjoy the art, and the garden too. We will have people on site to control the number of visitors to ensure strict compliance with social distance rules.
Alex Tees created a chair to signify that everyone is welcome here!
Social Distance Ruler by Alex Tees