News

Farewell Peter!

Tue, Jul 2, 2019

Over the past few months the staff and friends of the Ottawa Arts Council, along with our city's artists, arts organizations and community partners, have been preparing for a fundamental change in Council leadership.

After close to 30 years at the helm of the Ottawa Arts Council,... Read More >

Ottawa Arts Council welcomes new Executive Director

Wed, Jun 5, 2019

Arts Administrator Nicole Milne appointed to the leadership role that will guide the Ottawa Arts Council toward achieving its new strategic vision.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, ON — The Ottawa Arts Council’s Board of Directors announced today that Nicole Milne has been appointed... Read More >

LEAD (Leading Emerging Artist Development)

Mon, May 13, 2019

With the support of the RBC Foundation, the Ottawa Arts Council has created a new professional development series designed to enhance learning and networking opportunities for Ottawa’s emerging artists of all artistic disciplines. This professional development series will enhance the RBC... Read More >

Meet the 2019 Project Awards Recipients

Tue, May 7, 2019

Three project based awards were confered on the evening of May 7, 2019 at the Ottawa Arts Council Awards Presentation. Discover the three projects that the awards will help support.

Corel Endowment Fund for the Arts Award

The Corel Endowment Fund for the Arts Award is a future-... Read More >

The Ottawa Arts Council Awards Presentation

Tue, May 7, 2019

Excitement was high as Ottawa celebrated artistic achievement and promise at the Ottawa Arts Council Awards Presentation. The Ottawa Arts Council hosted the event in the Alma Duncan Salon of the new Ottawa Art Gallery on May 7, 2019, with over 160 guests in attendance.

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Vector Media Presented with the Business and the Arts Recognition Award

Wed, May 8, 2019

The Business and the Arts Recognition Award was initiated in 1994 to recognize and encourage support from Ottawa’s business community to the local arts sector.

Vector Media

Congratulations to ... Read More >

Victor Tolgesy Award Recipient Announcement 2019

Mon, Apr 29, 2019

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, the Ottawa Arts Council will honour Alexandra Badzak with the Victor Tolgesy Arts Award, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Ottawa arts community.

Alexandra Badzak is the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Ottawa Art Gallery... Read More >

RBC Emerging Artist Award Finalists Announced

Tue, Apr 9, 2019

 

The finalists to the RBC Emerging Artist Award were announced on April 9, 2019, via Facebook Live by Linda Newman, VP RBC... Read More >

Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Award Finalists Announced

Mon, Apr 8, 2019

 

The finalists to the Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Award were announced on April 8, 2019, via... Read More >

Executive Director set to retire in June 2019

Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Executive Director of the Ottawa Arts Council set to retire in June 2019 after 28 years at the helm

OTTAWA, Ontario — After serving as the Executive Director of the Ottawa Arts Council for close to 30 years, longtime arts advocate and administrator Peter Honeywell announced he will retire... Read More >