Janet Irwin to be honoured with the Victor Tolgesy Arts Award

Tue, Apr 14, 2015

Theatre artist Janet Irwin has been chosen to receive the Victor Tolgesy Arts Award in recognition of her forty-year contribution to the development of local theatre and opera artists and a variety of arts organizations in Ottawa.

Janet is a writer and theatre/opera director. Her writing... Read More >

The Ottawa Arts Council Announces Awards Finalists

Thu, Apr 2, 2015

Since 1988 the Ottawa Arts Council has awarded over $160,000 to exceptional artists and to those who have shown outstanding commitment to the arts in our area.

The RBC Emerging Artist Award was established to encourage the achievements of Ottawa artists who are... Read More >

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


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 >