At the Central Art Garage, visitors are invited into a typical souvenir shop full of cheap mass produced, supposedly, Indigenous objects for Mi’kmaw performance and installation artist Ursula Johnson’s exhibition Indian Truckhouse of High Art.
It’s the final weekend of Winterlude, but maybe you’ve already seen the sculptures, skated the canal, and eaten all of the fried dough. Well, not to worry. There’s still plenty to do in Ottawa this weekend.
Andrew Ooi creates complex, colourful geometric artwork out of Gampi paper, a Japanese handmade tissue-like paper made from the bark of the Gampi bush. His work, Anatomy of Resilience, is on display until April 18, 2018 at Ottawa City Hall’s Karsh-Masson Gallery.
Modern Hyenas is a show about finding forms and scavenging means in order to provide. Visit The Sussex Contemporary before March 1 to enjoy the collection.
Jim Davies is the Director of the Science of Imagination Laboratory. He’s spent his career exploring why we find things compelling, from art to religion and from sports to superstition. Apt613 asked him to share his findings on the appeal of art.
MERGER is a selection of photos from Christian Villemaire’s larger series Hull ( ) in which he explores the expansion of the Gatineau area and Hull’s consequent erasure.
After the exhibition ends on January 7th, keep an eye out for these artworks in city offices and public spaces across the city.
Based in Ottawa, Guy Hobeika has thousands of followers and has worked with brands such as Coca-Cola and RBC Bluesfest.
Dulce Tapp’s The Day of the Dead: The Journey exhibition creates a collection of art which comments on a tradition going from prehispanic to modern times. Visit the exhibition until January 5 at Applecrate Galleries in Manotick.
Ottawa has a rich urban history and thanks to a new project led by the Worker’s History Museum, Carleton University and Chapter One Studio, it’s popping up all over the city.
Introducing BEING: Bronson Centre art studio champions creativity by artists and writers with developmental disabilities
McMillan’s pro bono Betterful initiative helped rebrand BEING, a nonprofit arts organization based out of the Bronson Centre.
In a world where speaking about feminist and environmental issues can be seen as controversial in some circles, Beneath the Tame, Gallery 101’s current exhibition curated by Lisa A. Pai, is a timely examination of history, women’s agency, and our connections and relationships to nature and to the land.
It may not be possible to climb into Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are, but Drew Mosley’s solo show A Rebellious Nature is about as close as you can get.
The School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa held a grand opening party for its new location in Little Italy on Friday, November 10. After 12 years in cramped conditions on Dalhousie in the Byward Market, the new custom-designed building opened its doors to the public with a gathering and musical performance by The Peptides.
Colin Noden: “The art has an authenticity your dad would approve of, but also a little wink in each piece.”