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Not Another Brick in the Wall!

It is our pleasure to inform you that we are now registered on “Bricks & Mortar” a database in the Arts Build Ontario census - first ever arts facilities inventory in Ontario. We will update this record as our organization continues to evolve.

Registered organizations can access updated and current programs, tools, training and resources through our monthly newsletters and eBlasts through this website. You could subscribe to Arts Build Ontario and make sure you are getting the most up to date information that will benefit you and [your arts organization]. 





Upcoming Events 

War Museum

The Canadian War Museum is one of the most genuine arts and culture attractions in the city. With events specified to families and children, there is numerous reasons for checking this place out - regularly. Below are two that caught our eyes, with more emphasis on the "outlier"!

Spitfire Dance: A Dramatic Musical Entertainment in Two Acts

The play reveals the fascinating lives of pioneer women aviators like Beryl Markham, Amy Johnson, Amelia Earhart and Jackie Cochran. 

Ordinary People in Extra Ordinary Times

This exhibition of 12 unique wartime sculptures portrays ordinary Canadians touched by the extraordinary circumstances of the First World War. The exhibition Started in the last day of July and goes on till the end of February in 2017.    

Ottawa School of Arts

Renowned, and one of the permanent components of our newsletter, the Ottawa School of Arts is worth a steady check in, too. Below please find some of our suggestions for the upcoming weeks:

This program Started on August 5 @ 5:00 pm  and goes on till September 14,  5:00 pm. 


Starts on September 12 @ 8:00 am  and goes on till October 19, 5:00 pm. A number of storytellers with performances in various venues and places around town. All with free admission. 
For more info on Ottawa School of Arts' other events refer to the calendar

Past Events

Karsh-Masson Gallery partnered with the University of Ottawa’s Department of Visual Arts to provide a valuable mentorship and professional development opportunity. 

The collective exhibition "PROCESS / DÉMARCHE" represented  Jessica Bell, José Mansilla-Miranda, Julia Martin, Stanzie Tooth & Florence Vallières from August 14 to Sep.1st.

This is been a part of Master of Fines Arts (MFA) program at the University of Ottawa. T
he MFA enables artists to reengage in academia, further their studio pursuits and to research the conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of their practice. 

Only on Sept. 5th, the program held and annual BBQ awarding their most recent graduates and candidates. For more details on the event and also the MFA program please refer to their website. 

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Dancing Opportunities or How to End the Summer like a Boss!

Latin Jazz Night will be hoster on Thursday Oct. 2nd at 7.00 PM n Ottawa Centretown -at the Glebe; Southminster United Church. The address is 15 Aylmer Ave (Old Ottawa South) intersection with Bank Street. K1S 3X1. For tickets information please call 613-730-6874 or you can confidently get them at the door. 



Grant & Jobs 

City of Ottawa's Galleries 

Application form for the City’s community galleries 2015-16 exhibition season will become available on their website in the next couple of weeks. You are a step ahead and can access it here! All supporting information is available on city of Ottawa's website. We encourage individual and collective artists to apply and, stay tuned!

Program Officer Job Available at the Canada Council for the Arts

The Canada Council for the Arts is a dynamic, highly-respected federal Crown corporation. They are hiring a Program Officer for their Music Section. For detailed info refer to the link below on their website. Good luck to the applicants!





It is Time!

D. Paul Schafer is an academic and cultural figure from Ontario; a former university professor and the director of the World Culture Project. He has conducted several advisory missions for UNESCO to different parts of the world. His latest book, The Age of Culture, is an essential read for the day and age we are living in.

The book is available for order through Amazon, other worldwide partners as well as direct contact. For more information, refer to Rock Mill’s Publication website below:
For credit card orders or to contact us about orders in
bulk quantities, visit the Rock’s Mills Press website:

Here is also the UNESCO newsletter with more detailed info about the book. Enjoy!