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.
Cirque du Soleil’s latest show VOLTA continues their winning, if anticipated, format of narrative blended to dazzling physical performances. The adrenaline, execution, finesse and elegance will leave you breathless as Cirque du Soleil delivers a fast-paced evening under the big top that is nothing short of incredible.
Open Access: a demonstration is a collection of art pieces and performances by Vancouver-based Carmen Papalia.
La Machine kicks off on Thursday July 27 at 8pm with the awakening of Kumo near the National Gallery of Canada. Long Ma will awaken on Friday July 28 at 10am at Ottawa City Hall. The creatures, accompanied by a live orchestra, will then take over the streets of our beautiful city throughout the weekend, inviting us to follow them on their journey as they search for one another and fulfill their destiny.
Art House Café has quickly earned a positive rep as a solid new go-to for community, culture and more. Inside, bright lights adorn each wall compelling you to explore the dozens of artistic treasures inside. Every carefully selected piece hails from a local creative professional living and working in the 613.
E T E R N I T Y : a theatre and production company at the crossroads of art, politics and social innovation
Through a multidisciplinary approach, Kelsey brings a holistic vision to her theatre and production company and created a unique artistic hub. The three pillars of the company, artistry, education and innovation, aim at connecting and highlighting literary work, artistic performances, self-expression and creating a dialogue to address modern-day issues such as oppression, violence and the environment.
Kontinuum, an underground sound and light experience inside the yet to be opened LRT station at Lyon and Sparks premiered over the weekend. Created and produced by the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Moment Factory, the studio responsible for lighting such events as the Sagrada familia in Barcelona, Madonna’s MDNA Tour and NFL Super Bowl halftime show, and most recently the Jacques Cartier Bridge in Montreal.
Starry Night, on display in the Lalonde + Doyle Exhibition Space of the Shenkman Arts Centre, displays 24 works by local and national artists celebrating the night sky.