Canada 150 Project

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THE PEACHLAND COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL’S

CANADA 150 BIRTHDAY PROJECT

PROJECT COMPLETED – THE 6048 SQUARES HAVE BEEN FILLED IN

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A special  thanks to PCAC Director Shelley Sweeney, who devised and coordinated the project and to all the volunteers who have put in so much effort as well as to the participants themselves who have ensured the goal of 6048 squares was reached!

Happy 150th Birthday Canada!

In celebration of our country’s Birthday the Peachland Community Arts Council has unofficially broken a Guinness World Record (the largest number of participants painting a ‘paint by number’ at one venue).

Visitors to the Peachland Art Gallery have painted a ONE – 1” SQUARE on our 6 x 7 foot canvas, and signed our participants log book acknowledging their work and recording their square number.

HOW IT WAS DONE ON TELEVISION – SEE IT ON YouTube!

Our goal was to have all 6,048 squares painted and documented by December 23, 2017.

All of the painting was done in the Peachland Art Gallery beginning March 24th, 2017

This has been a part of history!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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All 6048 squares have been filled in. We now await official ratification of our entry for a Guinness World Record!

Below the completed paint by number painting with Shelley Sweeney, originator and coordinator of the project, filling in the last of the 6048 squares.

The image of the SS Sicamous docking in Peachland circa 1918 – Peachland Community Arts Council Canada 150 Project.

A family arriving all the way from Richmond just to add their squares to the Paint by Number

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