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Canal Convergence 2020 | Event Concluded

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

The 2020 event has now concluded.

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.

See The Installations

Public Art

Canal Convergence 2019 featured 13 large-scale public artworks.

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Experience

Augmented Reality

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

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Workshops

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

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Getting Here

The 2020 Map

Find all the Canal Convergence artworks spread across Old Town Scottsdale.

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Entertainment

Performances

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

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Live Stream

Virtual Convergence

Tune in to live poetry, music, comedy, and other performances from the safety of your home.

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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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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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