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Writing on the Wall
November 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Writing on the Wall film
Produced by Handcraft Creative, Winnipeg
No registration required.
Winnipeg has one of the largest and most well preserved collections of hand painted signs in North America.
Our downtown core is covered with advertisements and store signs from years gone by that were painstakingly hand painted by highly skilled artists. While ads, store signs, and billboards certainly have changed since the turn of the century, the artform is still kept alive by a few individuals and its history is captured on the sides of buildings and signs we pass each day, often without noticing.