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Canal Convergence | November 6-15, 2020

Canal Convergence seeks to challenge artists to find our collective common ground through public art. For Canal Convergence 2020, we endeavor to address themes of inclusion, communication, collaboration, and community engagement alongside our perennial focus on Water + Art + Light, sustainability, and water conservation.

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Health and Safety at Canal Convergence 2020

Given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canal Convergence will be presented differently than in years past with a focus on the health and safety of the public.

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Canal Convergence 2019 Water Serpent

Canal Convergence 2019 in Review

Canal Convergence showcased a total of 18 local, national, and international artists, and provided 133 educational workshops and art experiences to the nearly 300,000 people attending our event in 2019. Additional highlights for 2019 include a 45% increase to the number of workshop participants between 2018 and 2019, over 350,000 unique visitors to the Canal Convergence website during the event, over two million impressions on our Facebook page, and an overall %14.2 increase of followers across our social media accounts.

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Public Art

Canal Convergence 2019 featured 13 large-scale public artworks.

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Augmented Reality

Experience virtual artist talks, tours, and interactive animations through the Hoverlay app.

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This year, all creative workshops will be online via Zoom. Sign up now!

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Virtual and in-person performances include music, dance, and spoken word.

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What's New?

2020 Event Overview

Find out about everything that has changed in response to COVID-19.

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Learn about our history, sponsors, and the mission behind Canal Convergence.

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Shop Online!

Shop our Canal Convergence collection online for a curated selection of items to RECONNECT! Pre-order Canal Convergence items before the event and pick them up during normal business hours or Canal Convergence event hours.

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Public Health Notices

How to Visit Safely

Canal Convergence features large-scale art installations that will be installed at multiple locations throughout Scottsdale to increase social distancing-friendly viewing options.

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