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.

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Ongoing Events

Wed, Aug 7, 2019 - 9:45am to Wed, Dec 4, 2019 - 11:30am

Toddler Mornings @ OAG

Toddler Mornings is an opportunity for toddlers and their caregivers to enjoy creative play at Ottawa Art Gallery. Join us on the first Wednesday of the month to explore a variety of games and activities that foster creativity and problem solving skills.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 10:...

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Wed, Nov 6, 2019 - 9:00am to Sun, Dec 8, 2019 - 9:00am

Eternal Representations: In Conversation with Olivia Johnston and Janet Tulloch

In her new series of photographic portraits, Ottawa-based artist Olivia Johnston invited peers to pose as Christian saints and Madonnas, as well as other Biblical figures. Join her for a conversation with religious studies scholar and artist Janet Tulloch, discussing the influence of...

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Thu, Nov 7, 2019 - 11:00am to Fri, Jan 31, 2020 - 6:00am

Winnie Truong. Supernatural

Winne Truong. Supernatural

November 7, 2019 – January 31, 2020

We are pleased to invite you to the opening of the major solo exhibition Winnie Truong. Supernatural, featuring recent works on paper and the premiere of new animated works and installations.


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Sat, Nov 9, 2019 - 10:00am to Sun, Jan 19, 2020 - 9:00pm

Art + Parcel - A Holiday Art Show

Art + Parcel
A Holiday Art Show

November 9, 2019 to January 19, 2020​
OAG Shop and Galerie Annexe 

In this annual holiday showcase you will find great gifts for everyone on your list (and maybe for yourself as well) while supporting your local arts community and the...

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Tue, Nov 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to Sun, Dec 1, 2019 - 5:00pm

Filipa César | Conakry [exhibition]

With support from Carleton University's Centre for Transnational Cultural Analysis and Film Studies Program, and The Goethe Institute in Montreal, Knot Project Space is proud to present a short-term single-channel exhibition, Conakry, by filmmaker Filipa César. Staged at the Haus der...

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Thu, Nov 21, 2019 - 7:30pm to Sat, Nov 23, 2019 - 7:30pm

SERIES DANCE 10 #36 / Simon Renaud / Alvin Erasga Tolentino


NOVEMBER 21, 22 & 23, 2019 7: 30 pm / 21, 22 et 23 NOVEMBRE 2019, 19 h 30 
In partnership with / En partenariat avec / Qu’ART Queer Arts Collective


folding&unfolding (based on the series of dances for "Tracing Malong”)...

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Upcoming Events

Sat, Nov 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

Wall Candy

Do you love art and free admission to art shows? We bet you do! Come out and enjoy a full day art-show bursting with 'sweetly affordable' art by many talented local artists, and more!

Visit our website for more information on ...

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Wed, Nov 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

On Stage: In Conversation with Rah and Andrea Fitzpatrick

On Stage: In Conversation with Rah and Andrea Fitzpatrick

27 November 2019, 7:00 p.m., at CUAG

Rah's ambitious video installation SuperNova presents a parody of a futuristic talent show, with Rah performing the roles of seven characters in a compelling examination of...

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Sun, Dec 1, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

University of Ottawa Choir concert

December 1 — University of Ottawa Choir concert

3 p.m. | St. Joseph’s Church (Wilbrod and Cumberland) | $30 ($25 in advance) $15 students/youth

Internationally renowned soprano and Ottawa native Mireille Asselin will be featured in the upcoming concert by the University of...

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Tue, Dec 10, 2019 - 10:00am to Sun, Dec 29, 2019 - 3:00pm

Dans tous les sens

Dans tous les sens - Production de Vox Théâtre pour les enfants de 5 à 9 ans

Une amitié bâtie de toutes pièces sur les multiples sens des mots.

Texte par Sarah Migneron

Mise en scène par Pier Rodier

Série enfance jeunesse à La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins

Pour les écoles...

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Wed, Dec 11, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00

This presentation will reprise John Zvonar’s presentation at Heritage Ottawa in 2010, which was entitled “Terra Incognita: Ottawa’s Unfamiliar Landscapes.”

More ‘familiar’ these days, the Garden of the Provinces and Territories will soon...

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