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#CanadaGem: Incredible public art installations to take in all across Canada

Get your culture fix without spending a penny.
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From electrifying live music to world-class theatre and top-notch museums, Canada is virtually bursting with art. And while taking in these esteemed sights and sounds can sometimes cost a pretty penny, there's actually tons of visual art hiding in plain sight in cities all across the country that's totally free to stop and admire.

Behold, some of the most incredible public art installations from all across Canada that are sure to satisfy your eyes — and your soul!

'Rising' outside the Shangri-La in Toronto, Ont.

'Totem Poles' at Stanley Park in Vancouver, B.C.

'Wonderland' outside The Bow in Calgary, Alta.

'Spencer Girl' at Bannerman Park in St. John's, N.L.

'Agassiz Ice' at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Man.

'The Wave' at Halifax Waterfront in Halifax, N.S.

'Whitehorse Horse' outside the Public Safety Building in Whitehorse, Y.T.

'Prairie Wind' at River Landing in Saskatoon, Sask.

Face sculptures at Cirque du Soleil IHQ in Montreal, Que.

'Maman' outside the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Ont.

'Bear' at Stuart Park in Kelowna, B.C.

The stone carvings outside the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut in Iqaluit, Nun.

'Paskwamostos' outside the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alta.

'Waveflow' outside Moncton City Hall in Moncton, N.B.

Various installations at Les Passages Insolites in Quebec City, Que.

'Red Canoe' at Canoe Landing Park in Toronto, Ont.

'Justice' outside the Law Courts in Winnipeg, Man.

'United in Celebration' at Frame Lake in Yellowknife, N.W.T.

'1867' outside the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

'Le Jardin de L'esprit' at the University of Regina in Regina, Sask.

'People Waiting' outside of Barbour's General Store in Saint John, N.B.

'A-maze-ing Laughter' at Morton Park in Vancouver, B.C.

'Peace Bridge' over Bow River in Calgary, Alta.