Paint-in at the Courthouse
On Vancouver’s 80th birthday a “paint-in” began in front of the Vancouver Courthouse (now the art gallery). Hoardings were built around the space on which a fountain was being installed, and, encouraged by Mayor Bill Rathie, amateur and professional artists began to paint on them in a wide and wild variety of styles. 100s of artists showed up, closing down Georgia Street for the afternoon.
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