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Something You Pass on a Walk Through Town

I wouldn't make a special trip for this art installation. This "art in the park" type of placement... read more

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Miriam Z
At the terminus of the creek walk

This is a really cool piece of sculpture, but it is one of those things you see as you’re walking... read more

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8th Street, Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed today

I wouldn't make a special trip for this art installation. This "art in the park" type of placement is more for the enjoyment of the passerby. If you happen to walk past, you'll likely pause and take a look, but it's definitely not worth a...More

Thank Miriam Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really cool piece of sculpture, but it is one of those things you see as you’re walking the town, and not something to seek out per se

Thank Carey C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know why its here and couldn't see anything to tell me. Its intriguing and well done. But its just there

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a highlight in Canmore when walking through the town.You don‘t expect it and you feel tiny besides this big head partly buried in the sand.What is he dreaming of?What is he listening to?

Thank Christiane P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure what this is or why it’s there - no signs - but it’s huge and beautiful. Very clever and thought provoking.

Thank Louloubrs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Strange to see a giant half head coming out of the ground. Intriguing and odd to see. Guess it sticks in your mind though.

Thank Ronda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't seen one before seeing this and I probably will never see another one again. This is different - a very unique and eye catching form or art expression.

Thank grace0620
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Interesting piece of art on display. Lots of people are taking pictures. Fun to stop and see if you are walking around or it is a rainy day.

Thank Binirob
Reviewed 9 June 2018

When this was installed there were many raised eyebrows. Since then it has been a source for public expression (funny hats mostly) and many photos. Well worth our tax dollars.

Thank 1of945
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We stumbled across this piece of art while making our way to the boardwalks. It is worth stopping at and taking a photo. I mean the mountains are beautiful and hard to take your eyes off of, but this Big Head is also worthy of...More

Thank Nikki B
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Deborah W
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The name Canmore has its origin in Gaelic where it means "Great Head".
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