Counting Crows, Calgary

Counting Crows, Calgary

Calgary is a city in Alberta, Canada that has a lot to offer tourists in terms of sightseeing. There are many sculptures, museums and parks here that attract thousands of tourists from around the world.

If you are artistically inclined, then you must not miss the Counting Crows sculpture located at Fourth Street and 13th Avenue SW. This sculpture was created by artist Evelyn Grant who handed it over to the City of Calgary in 2001.

Counting Crows is a piece inspired by and based on a traditional English rhyme. People used this rhyme to predict their fortunes. Evelyn Grant is a University of Calgary. She also completed the fine arts program at ACAD.

Counting Crows sculpture resembles an ornamental wind mill. You must visit Fourth Street to view this wonderful sculpture created to perfection by the artist. This is one of the attractions you may miss out with your busy itinerary. So, before you visit Calgary, be sure you include a visit to Counting Crows which reflects Calgary’s artistic talent and passion for sculptures.

Check out all the crows sitting on the windmill. They look so realistic and one look at them and you feel they are ready to fly away.

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Counting Crows on Map

Sight Name: Counting Crows
Sight Location: Calgary, Canada (See walking tours in Calgary)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Calgary, Alberta

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