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Olympic Torch Mosaic

The mosaic was made to commemorate the New Westminster Olympic Torch Celebration that took place at this location in Queen’s Park on February 9, 2010. The eyes of the world were focused on the Royal City on day 103 of the Olympic Torch’s 106-day journey to the Olympic Games. New Westminster was the only city through which the Olympic Torch traveled on a paddle wheeler, from the Quay to Queensborough. From the Celebration in Queen’s Park, to the crowded streets and riverbanks along the route, this was a day not to be forgotten. Funding for this project was provided by the Province of British Columbia and the City of New Westminster.

About the artist:

Bruce Walther is a glass and mosaic artist born in Vancouver, who has lived and worked in the Downtown Eastside for over 25 years. He has completed numerous public art commissions both locally and nationally.


Bruce Walther
Queen's Park
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Primary materials:
Mosaic tiles
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