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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.


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

Original artworks with creative space to incorporate hand prints of family members on, or below your sponsored art piece

Benefits of Sponsorship

We invite you to join us and be part of this unique opportunity at the Bow Valley Ranche. In addition to creating a lasting and personal legacy, your contribution ensures Alberta's history,culture and art are honoured and represented in a distinctive and culturally significant way. 

All valued sponsors will receive…

  • A charitable tax receipt

  • Onsite recognition in perpetuity

  • Grateful acknowledgement on the website

  • Preferred registration for all special events hosted by the Society

  • Exceptional exposure to over 1 million annual visitors in Fish Creek Park 


The Bow Valley Ranche Historical Society is 100% volunteer based with funds directed to our programs.  Our current fundraising goal of $1 million dollars for the Artisan Gardens project includes an endowment fund of $450,000.  For more information please contact :Larry Wasyliw at 403.460.1374 ext 20 or

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.


Handcrafted custom wood benches along the Historical Walkway and in the Poet Tree Legacy area are available for sponsorship.


carved out of cottonwood and flanked by 1000-year-old reclaimed fir stumps, by Artist Craig Johnson.


Engraved Field Stones 

Create your own 

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