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On View: Fall Poetry Edition

Tue, Nov 17, 2015

On November 3rd, 2015, Ottawa Arts Council's On View series welcomed a poetry exhibition to its milieu. Since 2008, On View has hosted exhibitions of visual artists; this year marks the first time the literary scene has been given a spotlight. The night featured Ottawa poets Brecken Hancock, rob... Read More >

Empower Creativity this December 1

Thu, Nov 5, 2015

The Ottawa Arts Council helps empower creativity by supporting and enriching the artistic community in Ottawa. All of this would not be possible without the commitment of our members and supporters.

GivingTuesday is the perfect day for you to show your support of this Arts Council.... Read More >

Idea Exchange photos

Thu, Aug 27, 2015

 

The Idea Exchange took place at City Hall on June 12th, 2015. The day was filled with workshops, sessions, keynotes, and panels. 

Check out the photos from the day on our Flickr album:

 

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New CCE Videos!

Tue, Aug 25, 2015

 

 

Videos from our November, 2014 CCE session on the How, What, and Why of a Board are now available!

 

Joel Secter:

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OAG Expansion and Arts Court redevelopment construction begins

Wed, Aug 5, 2015

Full construction for the Ottawa Art Gallery Expansion and the Arts Court redevelopment is underway. Legal closing has been achieved between the City and the consortium of EBC Inc., DevMcGill and Groupe Germain, for the new OAG Expansion and upgrades to Arts Court.

“This development will... Read More >

Ottawa Arts Council AGM 2015

Tue, Jul 7, 2015

We had a full house for our AGM on June 16.  Thank you to all who attended.  It was a snappy meeting of reports, questions and answers.  The Board said farewell with many thanks to André Martin who had served four years with the Council.  Nicole Milne was voted in as our newest Board Director.  ... Read More >

Three Recipients for the 2015 Corel Endowment for the Arts Award

Tue, Jul 7, 2015

Projects in video, sculpture and dance received recognition at this year’s Corel Endowment for the Arts Awards

Joanne Guillemette, Committee Chair of Awards had the distinct pleasure to present awards to three recipients.  Presentations took place at the Ottawa Arts Council’s AGM.  All... Read More >

New Economic Data on Culture, Arts and Heritage for Canadian Provinces and Territories

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

As a member of the Culture Statistics Strategy Consortium, the Cultural Human Resources Council CHRC is pleased to announce the release today of new 2010 provincial / territorial (PT) economic figures for culture, via the second Culture Satellite Account (CSA) report by Statistics Canada. These... Read More >

Ottawa 2017 Info session

Thu, Jun 4, 2015

Information Session

Invitation to learn about Ottawa’s 2017 Plans

Ottawa’s heritage and arts community is invited to an information session to learn more about Ottawa’s plans to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017.

Don’t miss this opportunity!

Presentation and Q... Read More >

Art, Ecology and Education

Wed, Apr 22, 2015

This spring and summer there is a lot of interest in environmental work on the Ottawa cultural scene. There are different events happening in a variety of venues in the Capital Region that deal with education, art and ecology through questions of identity, and how culture affects our environment... Read More >