Colour the Canal 2007
COLOUR THE CANAL ART TOUR 2007
Form For Colour the Canal 2007
Artists are invited to join us for the Colour the
Canal Art Tour 2007. Several events are planned this
summer along the Rideau Canal, and Parks Canada is
providing us with access to 12 lock locations for
our show. The Canal celebrates its’ 175 anniversary
this year, and is being considered as a World Heritage
This is a 2 day tour July 28th and 29th, 2007, and
your entry fee of $35.00 will include you in this
show. You must provide all necessary equipment (tents,
canopies, racks) and remove them at the end of each
day. There are no accommodations for storage of these
items at the locks
You may choose a first and second choice of lock
locations, and we will try to accommodate your request.
Our locks locations are Ottawa, Hartwells, Black
Rapids, Burritt’s Rapids, Merrickville,
Beveridges, Smiths Falls Combined, Narrows, Newboro,
Chaffeys, Jones Falls, and Kingston Mills.
For the month of July, the Rideau Canal Museum will
host a show comprising one painting from each participating
artists. This artwork must be framed for showing,
and be of
a “Rideau Valley watershed” theme. There
will be limited space for this showing, and you must
drop off and pick up your own artwork at the specified
The latest exciting news comes from Phil Alain,
who has expressed an interest in the 175th celebration
of the Rideau Canal and would like to create
a mural using Colour the Canal artists. You may go to the
website and view the murals @ www.muralmosaic.com.
This is an exceptional opportunity to showcase your
Colour the Canal Tour is a fundraising event for
Camp Merrywood, an Easter Seal camp on the Rideau
near Beveridge Locks. We will collect 10% commission
from each sale for the 2 day show.
This is a 2 dimensional fine art show. Register
early to avoid disappointment.
Registration Form For Colour the Canal 2007