By sponsoring one of the many art pieces in the Artisan Gardens, you become one of our “Ranche Hands” preserving our past for generations to come. You will be recognized in perpetuity on-site at the Historical Bow Valley Ranche, establishing a unique legacy for our city, our province and our nation on the global stage.
Items available for sponsorship
Arrowhead Crowns– In brushed stainless steel with black etching, the top anchor for each bench in the Artisan Gardens will proudly display your family name or company name and logo
Monolith Art Placards - Original artworks with creative space to incorporate hand prints of family members on or below your sponsored art piece.
The Artisan Gardens offers amphitheatre-style seating with 12 benches, each with 3-sided arrowhead monolith ends showcasing pieces of original art. 72 original artworks are available for commission/sponsorship with creative space for those wishing to incorporate hand prints of family members on or below the sponsored art piece. Your family/corporation name will be engraved on a plaque, placed directly below the art in recognition of your contribution, along with the name of the artist and artwork.
Mosaic Stepping Stones - Original artworks with creative space to incorporate hand prints of family members on or below your sponsored art piece.
Artisan Benches – Handcrafted Canadian limestone benches by artist and master sculptor Gernot Keifer prominently located along the Ranche Promenade. Seven benches remain available for sponsorship.
Custom Wood Benches– Hand crafted custom wood benches along the Historical Walkway and in the Poet Tree Legacy area are available for sponsorship.
"Lone Wolf" Wood Carving - carved out of cottonwood and flanked by 1000 year old reclaimed fir stumps, by Artist Craig Johnson.
Engraved Field Stones - Create your own