After a week of hot weather, it feels like we’ve finally hit summer (and with that, I’m sure I’ve jinxed the weather for the long weekend—sorry folks!).
Studio Sixty Six
We are under stay-at-home orders for yet another weekend here in Ottawa and, while we are not able to go out on the town like we once were, there are still ways to make the most of the weekend while staying safely indoors or adventuring in the outdoors while remaining close to home.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s art scene—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post from Marisa Gallemit on visual art in Ottawa.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s art scene—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post from Carrie Colton on the future of art galleries in Ottawa. Colton is the gallery principal at Studio Sixty Six.
Do you miss walking through small art galleries to check out the latest exhibitions, but don’t feel comfortable venturing into one right now? Thankfully, Studio Sixty Six understands, and has created a walk-through virtual tour of their latest exhibition Liquid Pixel, featuring new work by Alex Sutcliffe and Brendan A. de Montigny.
After what was bound to be a difficult week, working from home in this heat, this weekend calls for more of the same. It’s another hot one here in the city and we’ve lots of great ways to keep cool in this week’s edition of the Weekend Roundup!
With public events being cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns, Trejo thought it might be best to cancel his show as well. He was prepared to accept that. Luckily, he and the Studio Sixty Six’s curator, Carrie Colton, came up with another approach that would allow his work to be shown at a safe social distance.
A new month is upon us—and so is the weekend, for those of us who are having a hard time keeping track of what day it is anymore. Don’t worry, it’s understandable; we’ve been in physical isolation mode for how long now? Despite the challenges thrown our way, we adaptable creatures have taken this new “normal” in stride and there is still a whole lot going on—a safe distance from other people.
We’re dashing right along towards the holidays and there’s no time like the present to get outside and enjoy the sights and sounds! From holiday markets to Christmas lights to decorated window displays, there’s sure to be something to put you in a festive mood.
If you haven’t checked out the fall colours in Gatineau Park yet, the long weekend is looking like the perfect time to go!
And just like that, it’s August! Welcome to another exciting long weekend. Read on for some of our picks.
Matthew Hinther has lived in The Glebe for 43 years, growing with the neighbourhood and developing an intimate relationship with it.
The weekend has arrived and it is time to get out and about and enjoy the goings on in this fine city. There is plenty to see and do—and eat—this weekend, so we will get right to it.
Don’t forget friends, April precipitation brings May flowers, so all this wet weather we’ve been getting will pay off in the long run.
If you are brave enough to face the frigid winds of this Ottawa winter, there are plenty of things to do out in the big wide world.