Painted Paddle Self-guided Art Crawl

Downtown Peterborough

February 1 - March 5

Beginning Feb. 1st the Painted Paddle- a new outdoor public art exhibit will blossom all over Peterborough’s central entertainment and shopping district to celebrate community connection during lockdown . During the month of February, locals will be able to safely tour the Painted Paddle art exhibit by visiting a number of storefront windows scattered throughout the downtown, as part of a new art crawl experience.


The Painted Paddle exhibit will be on display until Mar. 5th. Exhibition paddles will be available for auction from Feb. 19th at 8 pm – Mar. 4th at 8 pm ahead of the First Friday event on Mar. 5th, with proceeds going towards the One City Employment Program. For the virtual auction visit:


To participate in a self-guided tour of the Painted Paddle, community members can access a full map of paddle exhibit locations by visiting the Love For The Boro website online at:


For more information on the Painted Paddle project contact the DBIA Vibrancy Manager, Dawn Pond by email at: