From October 19, 2017 until March 18, 2018, the Canadian Biennial will run at the National Gallery of Canada. The Biennial provides the gallery an opportunity to curate a show of the departments of Contemporary Art, Indigenous Art and the Canadian Photography Institute’s acquisitions since 2014.
On October 19, the Enriched Bread Artists co-op will open to the public for its 25th Anniversary Open Studio. Based out of a 1920s bakery, the co-op will showcase photos highlighting the building’s history as well as pieces from their Ottawa 2017 project “Cut the Cake – Celebrate.”
Colin Noden: “…every diversion had potential for an article theme. Then it hit me, that’s it. I’ve just described Christina’s creative style and the theme of her latest exhibit, Lucid Dreaming.”
Still-life compositions created out of garbage by Joyce Crago are being shown at Exposure Gallery (1255 Wellington W) from October 5–31.
Brenda Dunn: “I am lying on my back, in an ocean of space. There is a whole galaxy above me. It is absolutely silent, utterly isolated, and completely peaceful. It is also a geodesic dome located in the centre of the Train Yards industrial complex.”
With the heat wave behind us, it’s time to embrace fall and enjoy the first weekend of October with trips to Gatineau Park, street parties, and more!
The Gather-Ring, the latest piece of public art commissioned by Heritage Canada under the Art in the City Program, is open to public interaction from now until July 2018.
For decades, the Ottawa International Animation Festival has attracted film and animation buffs, art lovers and filmmakers from around the globe. You won’t want to miss this year’s exciting line-up of screenings, workshops, panels and parties.
Today’s Mexico may surprise you. Take a break from those neurotic newsfeeds and come see an expression of contemporary Mexico. Dulce Tapp has packed a lot of meaning into her 20-piece exhibit at the Shenkman Arts Centre, on until September 24.
Ottawa photographer Tony Fouhse’s exhibition SUBURB, the final part of his hometown trilogy, debuts at the Exposure Gallery September 8. His latest series of photographs feature scenes of everyday life in Barrhaven, where residents live, work and play.
The 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition at the National Gallery of Canada presents fifteen emerging artists selected from across Canada. With one artwork each, the exhibition is a bright milieu of contemporary artists working within, and testing the limits of, the medium of painting across the country.
With three levels to the new gallery, there is a lot of art on display by 14 emerging artists based in Canada and the United States.
Endless Landscapes is an affecting, contemplative exhibit. Seeing this gallery space before it turns back into a sports centre is worth the trip to La Fonderie.
There’s a new gallery in town. The Sussex Contemporary on Sussex Drive – just a few blocks from the National Gallery of Canada – will be opening its doors this Thursday August 24 with its first exhibition, The Inaugural Group Show.
Earlier this year, Carleton University artist-architect Manuel Baez and glass artist Charlynne Lafontaine won a Heritage Canada national competition to design and construct an installation for the Portage Bridge Plaza. A sneak peek of the Gather-Ring was held at Makerspace North.