The perfect countryside day trip

Got a few hours? Take a countryside road trip that will put you on a sensory journey through Prescott-Russell. Be in awe of the giant artworks painted on farm silos.
See the glowing fields. Smell the heat burning the long grass. Knock on a few producers’ doors to taste the counties.

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell are centrally located between Montreal and Ottawa.

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Call for mural artists – Submission deadline: March 31, 2017, 23:59 EDT

What is Popsilos? A circuit that combines art and agrifood tourism in the Prescott-Russell countryside to celebrate Canada’s 150th.
Popsilos is looking for mural artists to paint on farm silos in Prescott-Russell. A total of four silo sites will be selected to create a circuit. The artists will work in teams of two to bring to life Canada’s 150th celebration themes: youth, diversity,

Prescott-Russell at the Heart of Celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017

Monday January 26th 2017 – Alfred, Ontario
Francis Drouin, Member of Parliament for Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, today announced funding of $150,000 to community art project Popsilos. He made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

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Popsilos is artwork on silos.

The Popsilos circuit offers a unique touristic experience in Canada: a self-guided circuit that has visitors discover seven giant murals on farm silos in the Prescott-Russell countryside, while inviting visitors to stop at local producers' and artisans' shops to check out local products.

 

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Partners

This project is possible with the participation of the government of Canada.

 

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Popsilos offers a unique touristic experience in Canada: a self-guided circuit that has visitors discover seven giant murals on farm silos in the Prescott-Russell countryside, while inviting them to stop at producers’ or artisans’ shops to check out local products.

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Contact

jen@popsilos.ca

C. 613.447.6959


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