Geisha - Vernon, British Columbia
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N 50° 15.897 W 119° 16.444
11U E 337929 N 5570563
Quick Description: Come with us and visit the murals of Vernon: There are currently 27 murals and featured is Geisha, #19 in the walking tour guide available at the visitor's centre.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 9/2/2014 2:26:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMMD0A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
One can only imagine the thrill of attending the opening night of the Geisha. Brightly dressed ladies with large hats and plumage, what a sight to behold.

All the murals are well done paying tribute to the artist's talent and creativity for any passersby to enjoy.

The murals are numbered and we will showcase
# 19 – Geisha


3106 32nd Street

The best way to spend an evening in Vernon during the early 1900's was going to see a concert, play, or moving picture. This mural depicts the first production by the Vernon Musical and Dramatic Society called, The Geisha.

Lead Artist: Michelle Loughery

Contributing Artists:
Leah Bernhardt
Anita Dekok
Shelley Dove
Allison Florence
Jaime Hall
Cyan Kregosky
Meghan Lee
Amber Murnane
Kim Neuhaus

From the Geisha

The Downtown Vernon Association has invested considerable resources into the creation of the 27 amazing works of art that grace our downtown buildings. These murals depict the history, culture, scenery, and folklore that made Vernon what it is today.

The mural project was a multi-year collaborative effort that included youth employment, revitalization, and heritage conservation strategies.
From the Downtown Vernon Murals


City: Vernon

Location Name: Advertising Works Shoppe

Artist: Michelle Loughery

Date: 2003

Media: Painted on concrete building blocks

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and description of your visit. One original photo of the mural must also be submitted. GPSr photo NOT required.
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