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Fluid Acrylics with Art in Jest

​​Did you ever wish you could make fantastic one of a kind abstract at? Let’s do it. We’ll be using fluid acrylics to make gorgeous individual poured pieces. Click here to see photos from previous pours! ​ This workshop is suitable for all skill levels and the registration fee covers all the materials to make […]

Geode Inspired Fluid Acrylics

Have you already tried our fluid acrylics or taken one of our fluid acrylic workshops and want to add some flare? We’re going to be using basic fluid acrylic techniques and using them to create amazing abstract geode-inspired pieces. Check out some pieces from previous pours here! This workshop is suitable for all skill levels […]

Fluid Acrylic Pouring

Did you ever wish you could make fantastic one of a kind abstract at? Let’s do it. We’ll be using fluid acrylics to make gorgeous individual poured pieces. Check out photos from previous pours here. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels and the registration fee covers all the materials to make one poured […]

Maker Day at the Ottawa Tool Library!

Do you need work space to get your DIY projects done? Maybe you don’t want to schlepp that big planer home or you just need to make a few cuts on a table saw. You can now do that on the 2nd Sunday of every second month at our tool library. Borrow the tools you need on […]

Makers at the Museum: Paint Your Own Serving Tray

Customize and finish building your very own vintage wooden serving tray. This workshop will be led by Sharon from Paint Parties Ottawa who will guide you step-by-step through creating this wonderful hand crafted home décor piece. Enjoy a guided tour of Fairfields Heritage House and learn more about the Bell family’s history as successful dairy […]

Repair Café at Overbrook Community Centre

Throw it away? No way! Fix it at the Repair Café! The original Repair Café was launched in Amsterdam in 2009 by the niece of one of our Ottawa Tool Library supporters! Now a global movement, the Repair Café Foundation helps organizations like the Ottawa Tool Library host cafés in their own cities around the […]

Repair Café at Canterbury Community Centre

Throw it away? No way! Fix it at the Repair Café! The original Repair Café was launched in Amsterdam in 2009 by the niece of one of our Ottawa Tool Library supporters! Now a global movement, the Repair Café Foundation helps organizations like the Ottawa Tool Library host cafés in their own cities around the […]

Makers at the Museum: A Plein Air Watercolour Workshop

Inspired by the paintings and life of Winnifred Sinclair Bell, join us at the museum for a watercolour workshop led by Jennifer Nicol from Jennifer’s Flying Colours. Let our beautiful grounds and gardens as well as the striking features of the 19th century gothic revival farmhouse serve as your backdrop while you are led step-by-step through […]

Ravenswing celebrates its 10th year with a launch party

It has been ten years since Ravenswing, an annual fair of local artisans, live music and free skill-sharing workshops, first took flight and, in celebration of bringing arts, culture, and community to Centretown for a decade and counting, they are throwing a launch party to mark the occasion. The launch party will be an opportunity for […]

OMM takes over Orange Art Gallery tonight!

When Jessica Vermette and Jenna Hutcheson graduated from university, both chose not to begin immediately pursuing careers in their respective fields. The friends decided to adventure down the creative path and opened their own flower design business, L’Orangerie Pop Up Flower Shop. With a creative small business of their own in its early stages, they began to […]

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