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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Popsilos partners with the St-Albert Cheese Co-operative

One of the region’s pillars, the St-Albert Cheese Co-operative has joined the Popsilos adventure as a “Champion of local” partner. We are very excited to have them onboard! The St-Albert Cheese Co-operative will be a stop on the Popsilos circuit where visitors can eat and drink and it will feature an outdoor mural relating it to the outdoor gallery that is the Popsilos circuit.

And the silos are ... !!!

Today was an exciting day: we unveiled the silos that will make up the Popsilos circuit! A committee that included representatives from the tourism industry, agricultural community, the United Counties of Prescott-Russell and Popsilos co-producers Activar and A’shop, selected the winning silos. Here goes: 

Call for silos – 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 producers who have silos they’d love to have painted and be part of the Popsilos circuit. Many variables will be considered in selecting the silos that will be painted: proximity to major routes, proximity to other silos on the circuit,

Activar Teams Up with A’shop for the Realization of the Popsilos Project

A’shop will act as a coproducer for the mural on farm silos project celebrating Canada’s 150th in Prescott-Russell

The Popsilos project, a circuit that combines art and agrifood tourism in the Prescott-Russell countryside to celebrate Canada’s 150th, will be coproduced with the international urban art agency, A’Shop, based in Montreal. The circuit leads to the discovery of four giant murals on farm silos and invites visitors to stop at small producers farms on their way.

Call for cultural mentors – Submission deadline: March 31, 2017, 23:59 EDT

Meet Popsilos : a circuit that combines art and agrifood tourism in the Prescott-Russell countryside to celebrate Canada’s 150th.
Popsilos is looking for visual artists from the Prescott-Russell region who will act as cultural mentors in the conceptualization phase of the giant murals to be painted on four farm silos for Canada’s 150th celebration.

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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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