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Goodbye Erica!

Nov 28, 2019

Erica began her placement with us back in September through the RBC Career Launch Program, working as the Artist Liaison for LUCK!. For the past three months she has worked tirelessly to organize the LUCK! event, often the first one here in the mornings and the last to leave at night.

She... Read More >

Portraits of Megan Piercey Monafu and Vanessa Lovell

Megan Piercey Monafu interviews dancer Vanessa Lovell

Nov 20, 2019

This season I have the great pleasure of curating the Ottawa Arts Council’s On View program, sponsored by Logan Katz LLP. To kick off the year, on November 30th we’re featuring The Flava Factory, Ottawa’s only dance studio dedicated solely to urban dance. 
 
Having participated in... Read More >

Alexandra Badzak

#CouncilSpotlight – Alexandra Badzak

Nov 5, 2019

The Ottawa Arts Council supports artists and arts organizations through leadership, guidance and the provision of opportunities to advance our local creative potential.

Our series #CouncilSpotlight presents stories and experiences of Arts Council members and art award recipients... Read More >

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subDevision 2019: Eyes on the Future

Nov 1, 2019

subDevision 2019: Eyes on the Future

This November, eight local theatre companies will descend on La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins in downtown Ottawa, inviting audience members to join them on a theatrical adventure unlike any other. It’s subDevision 2019! Taking place amidst an epic... Read More >
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#CouncilSpotlight – Megan Piercey Monafu

Oct 3, 2019

The Ottawa Arts Council supports artists and arts organizations through leadership, guidance and the provision of opportunities to advance our local creative potential.

Our series #CouncilSpotlight presents stories and experiences of Arts Council members and art award recipients... Read More >

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Welcome Erica and Braelyn

Oct 1, 2019

This month the Ottawa Arts Council is proud to introduce our two newest members: Erica and Braelyn. They will be working with us for the next few months to help organize events and manage our website, among other things. 

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Federal Election Toolkit

Sep 30, 2019

EThe federal election is less than three weeks away. Are you well informed on where our candidates stand on supporting the arts? We’ve pulled together some resources  to help you make an educated decision come election day.

Key dates

Here are key... Read More >

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#CouncilSpotlight – Anna Frlan

Sep 19, 2019

The Ottawa Arts Council supports artists and arts organizations through leadership, guidance and the provision of opportunities to advance our local creative potential.

Our series #CouncilSpotlight presents stories and experiences of Arts Council members and art award recipients... Read More >

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#CouncilSpotlight – Gary Franks

Aug 28, 2019

The Ottawa Arts Council supports artists and arts organizations through leadership, guidance and the provision of opportunities to advance our local creative potential.

Our series #CouncilSpotlight presents stories and experiences of Arts Council members and art award recipients.

... Read More >

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Studio Space Ottawa

Aug 28, 2019

Kathy Bergquist recalled that the birth of Studio Space Ottawa started innocently enough with a neighbourhood walk she took in March. She noticed a for rent sign on a red stucco and cinder building that had originally been used to manufacture textiles for Sears.   For years she had been looking... Read More >