Proudly presented by Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, the Calgary Tower, and the Bill Brownridge family, The Spirit of Motion is a FREE multimedia exhibit located at the base of the Calgary Tower, designed to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games.
Experience 43 pieces of original art by acclaimed local artist Bill Brownridge, comprising of 10 original artwork pieces and 33 mono prints originally created for the bid book that led to the awarding of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games to Calgary. Also included is a digital interactive kiosk, where you can explore the stories, artefacts, and videos of the five athletes that medalled for Canada at the 1988 Games, as well as a featured section on Bill Brownridge and 1988 Olympic Treasures.
“Join us, the Brownridge family, as we recall the 1980s and Calgary, a city of fresh hope and new dreams, which ultimately garnered the 1988 Winter Olympics. As revealed in the artwork here, such gatherings speak to our very soul, speak of that eternal, poetic struggle to push limits, yet temper that force with spirit. Poetry in motion, and spirit – this is us. Please enjoy!” said David Brownridge, son of artist Bill Brownridge.
Make sure to visit the Calgary Tower before August 2nd, 2024 to explore the captivating artwork.