Dance on Screen Provides a Glimpse of Wonder

Mon, Dec 4, 2017

Despite the looming threat of the first snowfall of the year, the Ottawa Arts Council welcomed a large group to its second OnView event of the year.

In the darkness of the Arts Court Studio, we had the opportunity to experience the art of movement captured on film, films from four very... Read More >

Identifying Needs within Ottawa’s Cultural Sector

Fri, Sep 15, 2017

On Friday the Ottawa Arts Council welcomed members from the arts, culture, heritage and festival sectors to announce the findings from a one-year research initiative called the Cultural Sustainability Project. The project focused on challenges cultural organizations faced, and aimed to explore... Read More >

Release of Findings from the Cultural Sustainability Project

Fri, Sep 8, 2017

Ottawa Arts Council Releases Findings from the Cultural Sustainability Project


On Friday, September 15 at 9:15 a.m., OTTAWA-VANIER MPP NATHALIE DES ROSIERS will be at the OTTAWA ARTS COUNCIL as it prepares to share the findings from the Cultural Sustainability Project, a one-year... Read More >

Annual General Meeting

Tue, Jul 4, 2017

On Tuesday, June 20, the Ottawa Arts Council held its Annual General Meeting to review the previous year with our membership. Due to the ongoing renovation work at Arts Court, the Council took the opportunity to hold the meeting offsite at the Armada Lounge at the Brig Pub on York Street.

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Changes at the Council

Tue, Jul 4, 2017

The Ottawa Arts Council will be going through some changes over the next few months that are resulting in some restructuring, including the elimination of the position of Program Officer.

We would like to thank Zoë Ashby for her 16+ years of working with the Council. Over that time her... Read More >

Star Motors of Ottawa presented with the Business and the Arts Recognition Award

Wed, May 10, 2017

The Business and the Arts Recognition Award was awarded to Jeff Mierins of Star Motors Ottawa to at the Arts Awards Presentation on evening of May 9, 2017, where he was presented with a limited edition print from Geraldine Taylor’s Experimental Farm series as well as an annual membership to the... Read More >

Meet the Project Awards Recipients

Wed, May 10, 2017

The Ottawa Arts Council award four project based awards on the evening of May 9, 2017 at the Arts Awards Presentation. Discover the four projects that the awards will help support.



Corel Endowment Fund for the Arts Award

The Corel Endowment Fund for the Arts... Read More >

Ottawa Arts Council Presents Arts Awards

Tue, May 9, 2017

Excitement was high as Ottawa celebrated artistic achievement and promise at the 2017 Arts Awards Presentation Evening. The Ottawa Arts Council hosted the event at the Theatre and Studio of Arts Court on May 9 with over 100 guests in attendance. 

Sponsors were on hand to award a total of... Read More >

Sylvie Desrosiers to be honoured with the Victor Tolgesy Arts Award

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

On Tuesday, May 9, the Ottawa Arts Council will honour dancer, choreographer and teacher Sylvie Desrosiers with the Victor Tolgesy Arts Awards, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Ottawa arts community.

Sylvie Desrosiers’ artistic influence lies at the heart of... Read More >

Meet the 2017 Ottawa Arts Council Award Finalists

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Finalists for the RBC Emerging Artist Award and Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Award were announced at an intimate reception at Arts Court on March 30th, 2017

Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Award finalist biographies


Maura... Read More >