Canada 150 mural project kicks off in Steveston

Steveston will soon be home to another snapshot of history as work on a new outdoor mural kicks off today. Artists Dean and Christina Lauze will be painting a large-scale version of the Arrival of S.V. Titania on the exterior wall of the Steveston Hotel located at 12111 3rd Avenue for village visitors to enjoy.

The painting depicts the historic docking of the Hudson’s Bay Company sailing ship,
S.V. Titania at Steveston’s Britannia Cannery wharf in September 1889. Large steam tugboats were used to tow the Titania up the Fraser River to New Westminster and later to the canneries in Steveston. This was the first time a Europe-bound vessel transported cases of canned Fraser River salmon.

The original Arrival of the S.V. Titania, a 3’ x’ 4’ painting by maritime painter John M. Horton, is currently on display at Richmond City Hall. The piece was commissioned by the City of Richmond to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation.

Everyone is invited to drop by and watch the Lauze team transform the wall into an artistic masterpiece from Wednesday, August 23 until Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

For more information about the Richmond Public Art Program, visit www.richmond.ca/publicart.

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