Public Art

Kensington hosts a treasure trove of public art projects and strives to foster and sponsor art throughout our area with sculptures, sidewalk art, murals and art installations.

If you have an idea for an art project, we would love to hear from you! Contact us by email at kensingtonbrz@shaw.ca

Lorfolk Lane

Kensington BIA was excited to partner with Norfolk Housing Association and Alberta College of Art + Design for the Lorfolk Lane alley activation completed by #ACAD students.  The colourful mural brings life and vibrancy to one of Kensington's many 'cut-through'...

Dale – Energy Sculpture

"Dale" is a permanent art installation that was initiated by the Kensington BIA with sponsorship by Lot 420 and designed by local artist Daniel J Kirk and BlankPage Studios. Plug your phone in, hop on the horse and pedal away to charge up your device. At night, he...

LEDance – Swing Dance Alley

Join in an impromptu swing dance party beneath figures animated by your movement! The LED-wrapped dancers come to life when music – chosen by you – is broadcast over the loudspeakers  This interactive sculpture is inspired by the genre of music called “electro-swing”...

The Secret Story of the Earth

A Beakerhead 2017 Art Installation, "The Secret Story of Earth" mural is located in the pedestrian alley between 1145 and 1147 Kensington Crescent NW. Description: "Squeeze through this hidden snicket. One of Calgary’ tiniest walkable alleys makes you think about what...

Utility Box Public Art Program

Kensington helped develop the Utility Box Public Art Program with the City of Calgary in 2017. We have several artist-painted boxes in Kensington. This City of Calgary program uses money for regular life-cycle maintenance of City assets in a creative way: street-level...

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