Murals

The Town of Stony Plain is known for it's magnificent outdoor paintings. Over 40 murals are located throughout downtown and surrounding areas. The artworks have been created by 23 different artists from across Canada.

Learn about the life and times of Stony Plain by touring our Murals or check out CBC's Stony Plain video.

Mural Tours

2024 Tour Dates

July 13 and 27, August 10 and 24 (tours start at 11:30 AM and 1 PM).

All tours are booked through and begin at Red Brick Common (formerly known as the Multicultural Heritage Centre). Email or call 780-963-2777 to reserve your spot. Tours are limited to 14 people per wagon and are $15 per person.

Take a self-guided tour using our Mural Guide or visit our online map.

Aboriginal Medicine Wheel (2018)

This piece was created by local potters and youth attendees at the National Indigenous Peoples Day celebration in Stony Plain. The pieces of the wheel were decorated over two years together make up the wheel in its entirety. It represents North East South and West, the Circle of Life, and the wisdom of each animal the buffalo, the eagle, the bear and the wolf.

Lead Artist: Tracie Mandrek

Assisting Artists: Kathy Weiss, Heather Lyll, Diane Miele, Barb Watchman, Brenda Evjan, Donna Wakefield, and Jackie Billows of the Parkland Potters' Guild.

Location: Heritage Park (5100-41 Avenue)

Alberta Winter Games Legacy Monument (2012)

This 26.5 ton boulder includes the engraving of the lyrics of the 2012 Winter Games song.

Location: Heritage Park (5100-41 Avenue)

Disc Drumming (2018)

Use the mallets to make music on this sculpture. It is made of 11 agricultural disc harrows. This piece represents the farming history of Stony Plain.

Artists: James Cameron Smith & William Doef

Location: Rotary Park (4815-44 Avenue)

Enduring Connections (2019)

Forged from iron and horseshoes this piece was created using centuries old blacksmithing techniques. The work represents the many important relationships the Town of Stony Plain hold with the community. Community members participated in the creation of the artwork through forging workshops held at the Stony Plain and Parkland Pioneer Museum where they assisted the artist in transforming donated horseshoes into the seed pods of the wheatgrass.

Artist: Paul Reimer

Location: Heritage Park (5100-41 Avenue)

Horse and Rider (1974)

This fountain is a commemoration of the RCMP centennial. The sculpture represents a Mountie leading his horse over a stream.

Artist: Don Bednar

Location: Red Brick Common (5411-51 Street)

Magpies (2022)

There are three magpies placed around Stony Plain and each one has a unique story to share.

Artist: David Mcauley

Location: The magpies are hidden around Town, use the clues in the book to find them!

Sheriff Israel Umbach Statue (1997)

Made for the real Sheriff Israel Umbach of early Stony Plain. He has his chains to chain the train to the tracks until he gets the taxes from the railroad. It is made from scrap metal and bronze. It is six feet and weighs 400 lbs.

Artist: Shane Repka

Location: Rotary Park (4815-44 Avenue)

Story Time and Golden Years (2008)

These statues represent old to young and how learning is shared. These statues were purchased for Stony Plain's 100th birthday.

Artist: Max Turner, Ken Morris

Location: Town Hall (4905-51 Avenue)

Trifecta (2022)

Stony Plain’s first public art bench is a combination of poured solid concrete and hand carved concrete rocks. The heaviness of the work conveys a sense of grounding while users are enjoying the outdoors.

Artist: Wendy Siebert

Location: Oatway Park (50 Oatway Drive)

We Learn, Grow, and Transform Together (2023)

Painted in the Indigenous art style of a woodlands flower motif, each piece of this detailed mural carries symbolization that brings the piece together honouring the ways we learn, grow and transform. The bold colours and robust patterns have strong ties to humanity, the land and the important work of reconciliation.

Artist: Angela Hall

Location: The trail head between Heritage Park and the Stony Plain and Parkland Pioneer Museum.

Poetry Panels (2020)

In 2020, poetry panels representing the four seasons were added to the gazebo in Rotary Park.

Artist: Lisa Mulrooney, Poet Laureate 2018-2022

Location: Rotary Park (4815 44 Avenue)