With Ottawa’s municipal elections fast approaching, it’s time to get smart on the issues, the people, and the processes important for this year’s election. Even more, maybe you’re considering getting involved, but have no idea where or to start or what to do. If you are looking to get involved, DemocracyKit is a good place to start.
A new session of 613U Summer School begins on August 8, 2018.
As more people branch out into freelancing gigs, start businesses, or work out of the office, coworking spaces have sprung up around the city. Coworkly, located in Vanier on Montreal Road, is one of them.
Earlier this year, Impact Hub Ottawa and Artengine hosted the Future Cities Forum, which brought together hundreds of citizens and young civic leaders. The main motivation was a realization that while our cities are increasingly powered by technology, most of us have little knowledge or understanding of how these technologies work, or the influence they have on our culture and society.
Are our artists influencing our thought, or reflecting it? Is art a social barometer? And if so, what is today’s art telling us about wars in our future? The Canadian War Museum hosted the 2018 BBC Reith Lectures: The Mark of Cain by Margaret MacMillan, C.C. and brought these questions to the mind of attendees.
The Canadian Museum of Nature’s brain exhibit, on now til September 3, makes time disappear with hands on exhibits, talks and more.
You can visit Death in the Ice at the Canadian Museum of History until September 30th.
The British Museum has loaned over 200 medieval artifacts to the Canadian Museum of History for this exhibit.
The call for makers is now open and accepting submissions until August 15.
Apt613 contributors pick favourites from the Doors Open Ottawa list—this weekend 06.02.18 & 06.03.18
This weekend event is Ottawa’s annual opportunity to explore a side of the city that is rarely available to the public.
Local, volunteer-run organization Girls+ Rock Ottawa has organized a Gig Planning 101 workshop in partnership with local women-powered show production organization Debaser. The workshop will take place May 27.
Ottawa Civic Tech will host a discussion on delivering services to citizens in a digital world—05.22.18
Ottawa Civic Tech is hosting an event Tuesday, May 22 at Bayview Yards: a discussion with digital changemakers from all three levels of government, sharing stories of their successes, challenges and ongoing plans on delivering government services to citizens.
The Ottawa Historical Society is here to inform readers of Ottawa’s long history of biking!
Creating art can be messy. And sometimes lonely and intimidating. If you’re just starting out, then every move is filled with self doubt. If you’re experienced, there is the feeling that you may be painting yourself into a creative corner. Hello Studios was designed to help with these common artistic problems.
Lowertown was the subject of a four-month studio at Carleton University’s Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism.