Member Events

The Ottawa Arts Council represents some of the most influential Ottawa artists and arts organizations in the area.  For Ottawa events that will challenge, invigorate and entertain you, look no further than our listings of member events. 

This listing is constantly updated, so you’ll want to come back regularly to see what will tempt you anew.

The events are listed in the language they were submitted. Although we make every effort to encourage bilingual posting, some listings may appear in only one language.

Ongoing Events

Tue, Sep 13, 2016 - 7:00pm to Thu, May 4, 2017 - 10:00pm

Ottawa Film Society 2016-17 International Series

Welcome to the Ottawa Film Society's 82nd season! Here are the highlights of this year’s exciting program:

Our extremely popular International Series will continue at the Mayfair Theatre on Bank St. from Tuesday to Thursday evenings. Our Série française will be held again at the ByTowne... Read More >
Wed, Sep 28, 2016 - 7:00pm to Wed, Apr 19, 2017 - 9:00pm

The Hive at GCTC – A new program for youth in grades 10-12

The Hive at GCTC is a unique program designed to introduce high school students to the inner workings of GCTC and the theatre community. Participants will attend five of our productions, in addition to being treated to dinner, a pre-show workshop, and a post-show discussion. Considered both a...

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Thu, Sep 29, 2016 - 7:00pm to Thu, May 11, 2017 - 10:00pm

Ottawa Film Society 2016-17 Série française

Welcome to the Ottawa Film Society's 82nd season! Here are the highlights of this year’s exciting program:

Our extremely popular International Series will continue at the Mayfair Theatre on Bank St. from Tuesday to Thursday evenings.

Our Série française will be...

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Wed, Feb 1, 2017 - 10:30am to Fri, Mar 31, 2017 - 10:30am

Adrienne Herron: A Chelsea Garden

Les Saisons is a quaint café located in the heart of Old Chelsea

Hours: 

Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sat, Sun: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays

Facebook:

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Wed, Feb 15, 2017 - 7:30pm to Sat, Mar 4, 2017 - 10:00pm

To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Christopher Sergel based on Harper Lee’s classic

Director: John Collins 

Genre: Drama

Running: Feb. 15 – Mar. 4 2017

Matinee: Feb. 19 & 26

Synopsis

NY Times: “Based on Harper Lee’s haunting, Pulitzer Prize-winning 1960 novel and the nearly flawless 1962...

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Thu, Feb 16, 2017 - 5:00am to Fri, Mar 31, 2017 - 12:45pm

CSArt presents Mark B. Stephenson's 'M'

CSArt Ottawa invites you to drop by Clover Food & Drink (155 Bank Street) this Thursday between 5pm to 9pm for the vernissage of painter Mark B. Stephenson's new work, 'M'. 'M' is a series of touchable paintings meant to be manipulated and changed by the audience to create new images,...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - 12:00am to Wed, May 31, 2017 - 12:00am

The Calligraphy Society of Ottawa has moved their website!

The Calligraphy Society of Ottawa has a new website! 

Visit us at ottawacalligraphy.ca for up-to-date information on workshops, resources, meetings and other events.

 

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Thu, Feb 23, 2017 - 12:00pm to Sun, Mar 12, 2017 - 4:00pm

Les Passants : du théâtre en français au GCTC!

Les Passants

De Luc Moquin
Une coproduction du Théâtre la Catapulte et du Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC)

Dates: du 21 février au 12 mars 2017
Durée: 1h30 (à confirmer)
Lieu: GCTC
1233, rue Wellington Ouest
Ottawa ON  K1Y 0G7
(Carte Google...

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Upcoming Events

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

ENCHANTED LETTERS AND ARTFUL FLOURISHES WITH A PASSIONATE PEN

Meet Heather Held, a freelance calligrapher from Southern Ontario specializing in ornamental penmanship and offhand flourishing. If not working with the pointed pen, she is studying medieval and renaissance illumination techniques. Heather will show a selection of her beautiful works.

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Sat, Mar 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to Sat, Apr 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

The soft and the pliable will defeat the hard and the strong

Gallery 101 is pleased to present: 

The soft and the pliable will defeat the hard and the strong  

Laura Taler

March 4 - April 1, 2017 

Saturday March 4, Opening, 2 - 5pm...

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Wed, Mar 8, 2017 - 7:30pm to Sat, Mar 11, 2017 - 9:00pm

PROJET D

LE THÉÂTRE ROUGE ÉCARLATE PRÉSENTE
PROJET D
 
Lisa L’Heureux, auteure associée au Théâtre du Trillium et directrice artistique du Théâtre Rouge Écarlate, propose un projet éclaté où trois auteurs (Mishka Lavigne, Annie Cloutier et Antoine Côté Legault) se sont inspirés d’un...

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Thu, Mar 9, 2017 - 6:30am to Sun, Mar 12, 2017 - 9:30pm

New York Art Trip 2017 par Walk the Arts

Joignez-vous à nous pour trois nuits et quatre jours au coeur de Manhattan et visitons ensemble le MoMa, le Met, le Guggenheim, la Biennale du Whitney, les galeries de Chelsea et encore plus...Voyage en autocar au départ d’Ottawa. Prix par personne Single CAD$ 1145 Double: CAD$ 775 Triple: CAD$...

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Thu, Mar 9, 2017 - 6:45am to Sun, Mar 12, 2017 - 9:30pm

New York Art Trip 2017 by Walk the Arts

Join us for New York Art Trip 2017 (March 9-12)! Three nights and four days in Midtown Manhattan visiting the MoMa, the Met, the Guggenheim, the Frick Collection, the Chelsea Galleries and more.

We offer a fun and flexible art experience, accommodations in Midtown Manhattan, the company...

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Fri, Mar 31, 2017 - 9:00am to Sat, Apr 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

Community Engaged Arts Symposium

Seulement offert en anglais.

Register by March 3rd and save!
Early bird registration is now open.

Single day: $35
Two days: $60

After March 3rd:...

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Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

OUR HOME AND NATIVE LAND

The Calligraphy Society of Ottawa's annual general meeting will be followed by a special presentation by Judy Bainbridge on Canada’s heraldry, including the Nunavut Coat of Arms.

Everyone is welcome (first meeting is free). Meetings include a business portion and an entertaining program,...

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Fri, May 5, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

COLLABORATE!

A hands-on program to make calligraphic memories in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. Linda Hillier and Roberta Huebener will have everybody on their feet!

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Thu, Jun 1, 2017 - 9:30am to Sun, Jun 11, 2017 - 9:30am

Art Trip Italy and the Venice Biennale 2017

Ten full days visiting the major art sites and art museums in Rome and Florence as well as the 57th Venice Biennale, the most prestigious exhibition on the international contemporary visual arts scene, presenting more than 150 artists from around 38 countries. Art Trip Italy and the Venice...

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