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Contemporary Costumed Figure Painting (Live Model)

This workshop will explore a contemporary approach to painting from the clothed figure. Working directly from the model, elements of realism and abstraction will be investigated in their complementarity, as will a full range of painterly techniques. Students will be encouraged to bring their own unique expression into the studio, and gain valuable insight from […]

“Play” Solo Art Exhibition – An Nguyen- Shenkman Arts Center

The Ottawa community is invited to “Play,” a solo art exhibition running from July 25th to August 27, 2019 at the Shenkman Arts Center (Trinity Gallery, Salon A). This art show features over 20 paintings of jazz musicians and cityscapes from around the world and investigates the connection between music and travel. Each painting is inspired by […]

Project Acorn

Project Acorn is a four day radical community-building retreat located in Ottawa from July 11-14 for youth aged 16-24 from 2SLGBTQ+ identities, families, and communities. The program is a mixture of workshops, speakers, urban camp-like activities and magic that come together to create the most mind-opening and mind-blowing program possible. This program is a wonderful […]

Canadian Stone Carving Festival

This festival is a unique opportunity to interact with professional carvers, artisans and enthusiasts from Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Watch and interact with stone carvers and artisans as they transform blocks of limestone into one-of-a-kind works of art using hand tools and traditional methods. The carving themes for 2019 are “Comic Book Heroes and […]

Portrait Painting in the Direct Method (Live Model)

This 3 day workshop is a guided introduction into the world of Direct painting. With an emphasis on a more naturalistic method of painting, while planning and thought are still required, the artists hand will still shine through. Topics such as brushwork, composition, skin tones and colour mixing will be explored. If you’re new to […]

Intro to Fluid Acrylics!

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 some photos from previous pour here! This workshop is suitable for all skill levels and the registration fee covers all the materials to make one […]

Eat Party Laugh 2 – Interactive Dinner Comedy Show

“Eat Party Laugh” is an interactive dinner-comedy show hosted on March 23, 2019. Each guest will have access to 2 rooms between dinner and the comedy show. One room is an open art space; complimentary art supplies and marijuana will be provided. The second room will include: virtual reality experiences, board games, video games, and […]

VERNISSAGE: I Am Stain | Je suis tache

Vernissage / Artist Reception (meet the artist) “I Am Stain is a landscape of vulnerability, an unveiled hidden and voiceless part of self that no longer needs concealment. It beckons the onlooker to connect with something in them that cannot be removed as the result of a collision — the foreseen randomness of life itself.” […]

The Ten Collective Art Show

Hello, Could you add our event to what’s coming this week? Thank you for your consideration. The Ten Collective Second Annual Art Show, April 6-7, 2019, 10am-6pm,  Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte, free admission and parking Media Release April 2, 2019 The Ten Collective Second Annual Exhibit of Paintings in Almonte April 6-7, 2019 In […]

Canadian Masters: Nettie Wild (Screening)

The Canadian Film Institute’s Canadian Masters series is an annual celebration of excellence in Canadian filmmaking, featuring extensive onstage interviews, special screenings, and audience discussions with some of the greatest names in Canadian film history. On April 4th, Wild will be in attendance to introduce and discuss the film.

Canadian Masters: Nettie Wild (Interview)

The Canadian Film Institute’s Canadian Masters series is an annual celebration of excellence in Canadian filmmaking, featuring extensive onstage interviews, special screenings, and audience discussions with some of the greatest names in Canadian film history. On April 3rd, we will conduct an onstage interview with Canadian master of moving image, Nettie Wild.

Arvo Pärt: Even if I Lose Everything | Estonia BNFF

This riveting documentary offers an intimate and sensitive portrait of the legendary, internationally renowned contemporary Estonian composer, Arvo Pärt, revealing the maestro’s philosophy of life and his creative process, as well as presenting his playful, humorous side in ordinary life in scenes with his family and friends. Presented by the Canadian Film Institute as part […]

Ravens | Sweden BNFF

Set in the 1970s, Ravens is the tangled tale of Agne, a salt-of-the-earth dedicated and diligent farmer who fights tooth and nail to save his farm from the owner’s profit-driven aspirations and the overall societal trends toward “modernization.” Presented by the Canadian Film Institute as part of this year’s Bright Nights Film Festival.

Darling | Denmark BNFF

Darling is the moving love story of a dancer on the rollercoaster ride of her life, a drama about the rise and fall of a courageous woman facing life-altering circumstances. Darling must face the greatest trial of her life, both professional and personal. Presented by the Canadian Film Institute as part of this year’s Bright […]

Woman at War | Iceland BNFF

Halla has just learned she’s been approved to adopt a child from a war-torn area in Ukraine, a long-time dream of hers. Trouble is, she’s an eco-terrorist, deeply engaged in opposing the proliferation of heavy industry that has been ruining Iceland’s rugged landscape. See how she manages in Woman At War, the second feature film […]