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Ottawa Creatives: Brant Thompson

Brant Thompon’s love of photography began when his father returned from a summer on Baffin Island with a 35mm Zeiss Ikon. Borrowing his father’s camera, Brant began to capture life through its lens. He took several photos for his high school newspaper and yearbook and then, upon graduation, enrolled in a photography program at Algonquin […]

Let’s Create: The Unseen

This event is a photography exhibition by Ottawa Visual Artist & Photographer Oladimeg. This exhibition is to showcase couple of photos from my project titled “Let’s Create: The Unseen”. The concept behind this project was to aesthetically create photos where the faces of my subjects are partially concealed to make the viewers pay close attention […]

Launch of the 2nd Ottawa Colouring Book For Anyone!

This will be the launch of the second edition of Ottawa’s Colouring Book For Anyone! Featuring art by local artists and people who love to draw. A fundraising event to help raise money for A.R.T. In Action’s free art workshops for youth facing multiple barriers in Ottawa and Nunavut. Last year funds helped to host […]

Vintage Pop Up Shop in Westboro

This will be our first event at the Westboro legion and we are very excited to bring such a diverse group vintage entrepreneurs to Westboro! We will be raising money for Parkdale Food Centre with a vintage raffle prize pack! Each donation of $2.50 = 1 raffle ballot. This venue is fully accessible, has a licensed bar […]

Pinhole Portraits OTTAWA!

Pinhole photography is one of the most basic forms of photography. It’s powerful, it’s magical and you will be amazed on the amount of creativity that can be made with a non-mechanical tool. The interesting part of photographing with a pinhole camera is that the exposure times are much longer than when compared to using […]

First Crush Presents Pottery, Paul Jacobs, and Tinkertoy at Pressed

First Crush Promotion and Pressed present… The countdown to the end of this godforsaken year begins N-O-W. Come wave goodbye to 2017 with us on the final Saturday of the year! Get ready to boogie with … POTTERY (Montreal QC) + PAUL JACOBS (Montreal QC) + TINKERTOY (FKA Spell, Ottawa ON/ Montreal QC) You […]

Creature Creation with Art in Jest

We’re going to be building beasts and making monsters and we need Monster Makers to do it! Brenda is one of the makers behind the Hintonbeasts, Guardians of the ‘Burg and she wants to teach you how to make your very own creature to guard your room, your home, your school, your sock drawer… In […]

Free Glassblowing Demo

Join us in our hotshop at 957C Gladstone Ave. for an evening of glassblowing demonstrations! The next demo is set for February 15th 2018 from 5pm – 8pm Everyone is welcome! No need to register online, just come by! This is a recurring event on the third Thursday of every month.

Applecrate Galleries: March Vernissage

Join us for our upcoming exhibition: Trainscapes & Crows Explore exquisite art at our March vernissage featuring artists: Peter Cunningham and Gordon Coulthart. Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Applecrate Galleries 5530 Manotick Main Street The Official Opening of the Trainscapes and Crows exhibit is free of charge and everyone is welcome! […]

Tough Age, Empty Nesters, Plant Legs at Black Squirrel Books

Ottawa Explosion and First Crush Promotion presents … Wednesday March 21st Tough Age (Toronto, ON) Empty Nesters (Ottawa, ON) Plant Legs (Ottawa, ON) Black Squirrel Books 1073 Bank St Doors 9 PM $8 All Ages / 19+ Attendees are expected to act with respect for equity and inclusiveness, including but not limited to a zero tolerance for […]