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A photo of one of the giant gnomes featured in the entrance of Heritage Court at the CNE.

Nook of Gnomes

A whimsical world of gnomes “meet and greet” CNE visitors as they entered Heritage Court. Legendary spirits known for their small stature and misshapen features, gnomes have been creatures of the earth for centuries.

However, at the CNE, the fabled gnomes have grown in stature! Rather than being tiny beings looking up at us, the gnomes are “huge”. Three 13-foot and three 5-foot gnomes, crafted out of their native greenery, will tower over us…. making us feel tiny rather than the other way around.