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

Tue, Jan 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to Wed, Jan 22, 2020 - 8:00pm

Heritage Ottawa Free Lecture Series - Omàmiwininì Pimàdjwowin: The Algonquin Way Cultural Centre

The Omàmiwininì Pimàdjwowin mission is to revitalize, reintegrate, enhance and protect the cultural traditions, customs, practices, heritage, language and arts of the Algonquins of Pikwakangan First Nation.

Join the Cultural Centre's Operations Manager, Christina Ruddy-Lavalley, for an...

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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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Fri, Nov 22, 2019 - 9:00am to Sun, Jan 12, 2020 - 8:00pm

Signal: 2019 Additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection

This exhibition will be presented in two galleries at City Hall:
Karsh-Masson Gallery: November 22, 2019 to January 12, 2020
City Hall Art Gallery...

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Fri, Nov 29, 2019 - 12:00pm to Sun, Dec 15, 2019 - 6:00pm

Rémi Thériault | NO VACANCY

Please join us for the Opening Reception of


Location: Studio Sixty Six, 101 - 858 Bank Street
Show Runs: November 29 - December 15
For more information email...

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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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Thu, Dec 12, 2019 - 9:00am to Wed, Jan 29, 2020 - 8:00pm

Signal: 2019 Additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection

Opening: Thursday, December 12, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Join Mayor Watson for the opening remarks at 6:00 p.m.

This exhibition will be presented in two galleries at City Hall:

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Upcoming Events

Sat, Dec 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Art Lending of Ottawa Exhibiion and Sales

The next Art Lending Show is coming up! Saturday, Dec 14, 2019.

Lots of free parking. Door prizes. Rent or buy high quality, affordable original art by local artists.
We will have a special festive section with artwork priced for giving at less than $100....

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Wed, Dec 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

2019 - West Carleton Arts Society’s Artist Trading Group

West Carleton Arts Society’s Artist Trading Group and all West Carleton Arts Society members, and friends - come to the December Articulate meeting and learn, make and trade Artist Trading Cards while enjoying a fun social evening.

Deborah Guthrie will give a brief overview for anyone new...

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Thu, Dec 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Grandes rencontres de la culture : La situation des femmes arts et culture

Le sujet : les parcours de quatre artistes et les constats qu’elles ont dressés en cours de route

About this Event


Le Conseil des arts de l’Ontario a publié, l’an dernier, un examen de la recherche publiée de 2010 à 2018 sur la...

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Wed, Feb 19, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Cultural Landscapes of the LGBTTQ+ Community in Ottawa

Ottawa’s LGBTTQ+ community has an interesting history unique to many other cities. Due in part to the government employee purges during the 1950s to 1990s, Ottawa’s LGBTTQ+ community was largely hidden, migratory and deeply closeted, far more so than other cities similar in size and population...

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