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Presentation related to the City of Ottawa 2015 Budget

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

City of Ottawa Protective and Community Services Committee on February 19, 2015

Co-Presenters:

Peter Honeywell, Executive Director, Ottawa Arts Council Victoria Steele, Executive Director, AOE Arts Council... Read More >

The Challenges and Rewards of Public Art Commissions

Thu, Feb 5, 2015

Public art commissions are each unique with their own distinct challenges. I was just recently awarded the public art commission for the Glebe Parking Garage. The garage does not have a lot of surface area or space in which to incorporate artwork, so I proposed to focus on the structural... Read More >

Luck 2014 – Wrapped Up!

Wed, Jan 7, 2015 Luck 2014 – Wrapped Up!

The stars came out on December 4 at the 7th edition of LUCK! With 57 artworks donated this year, and with one card for each artwork, we had to break open a new suit to add to our deck of cards. The two jokers were included in our exclusive pack of cards as the... Read More >

The International Textile Arts Triennial receives two arts awards

Wed, Dec 10, 2014

 

Moon Rain Centre is thrilled that the Triennale Internationale des Arts Textiles en Outaouais 2013 was awarded the prize for EVENT OF THE YEAR at the Culturiades Awards organized by the Fondation des Arts, Lettres et Culture de l'Outaouais on November 20, 2014 as well as the PRIZE FOR... Read More >

New York Art Trip 2015

Wed, Nov 12, 2014

From Thursday March 12 to Sunday March 15
Departure from Ottawa

Every March since 1993, Walk the Arts (icscis inc.) has organized an art tour to New York City especially for the Ottawa artistic region community. New York Art Trip is devoted to art museums and contemporary art... Read More >

Cantata Singers of Ottawa – 2014-15 - A Season of Discovery

Wed, Oct 29, 2014

2014-15 is the 51st season of the Cantata Singers of Ottawa! We have an action-packed year ahead with our own series of concerts plus three appearances with the National Arts Centre Orchestra. 

This year will be a season of discovery for the choir in several ways. 

We will be... Read More >

The Enriched Bread Artist Studios: Ghosts of Artists Past and Present

Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Text: Jenny McMaster
Photos: Joyce Westrop

Studio spaces are generally curious places because, with a few notable exceptions, they were something else first. Be they industrial spaces, converted heritage homes or simply refurbished basements, studios bear the marks of their former... Read More >

Nuit Blanche at Arts Court

Sat, Sep 20, 2014

Text: Monique Lachapelle, Arts Court Portfolio Manager

Saturday September 20 will be an art-filled night for Arts Court Nuit Blanche.

To start off with passersby are able to view Ottawa Dance Directive contemporary dancers’ animate 8 Novotel windows on the second floor facing Daly... Read More >

Corel Endowment Arts Award Helps Artist Grow

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 Text and illustration by: Eric "Von Allan" Julien,
Recipient of the 2014 Corel Endowment for the Arts Award

I've been striving to grow as an artist and comic book creator for a number of years and, with that in mind, winning the Corel Endowment for the Arts Award is a really big... Read More >

Two Artists Receive Corel Endowment for the Arts Awards

Wed, Jun 18, 2014

The Council for the Arts in Ottawa (CAO) is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's Corel Endowment for the Arts Awards. The Awards were presented at the Council for the Arts in Ottawa's Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

Eric Julien /Von Allan Studio received... Read More >