OAG Opening Weekend

OAG Opening Weekend

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 11:00am to Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Ottawa Art Gallery opens its doors on April 28, 2018 with a schedule of free activities for everyone. Join us all weekend long and explore your new gallery! #MYOAG

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - APRIL 28

INAUGURATION
11 AM
Join us in OAG’s lobby at 50 Mackenzie King Bridge for the official inauguration of the Ottawa Art Gallery expansion project. 

HOURLY TOURS
12 PM – 5 PM
Explore OAG’s ground-breaking inaugural exhibition Àdisòkàmagan / Nous connaître un peu nous-mêmes / We’ll all become stories with free thematic tours every hour on the hour. Tours start from the OAG Visitor Experience desk. 

MORNING JAM
12 PM – 4 PM
With DJ JFUN at Jackson café. Morning Jam is about letting go and grooving in safe spaces with good people. Do you like to dance?#MorningJamForever (even in the afternoon).

IN THE STUDIO
12 PM – 3 PM
Help us repurpose packing materials from our move by collaborating on the creation of a collective cardboard sculpture inspired by the exhibition. Drop-in to OAG’s new educational space, the Studio. 

DANCE AT DUSK
7 PM – 10 PM
RSVP
End the day in OAG’s beautiful new multi-purpose entertainment space, the Alma Duncan Salon. Move to the soulful sounds of experimental jazz-rap/hip-hop artist Muzzy Legault, and futuristic dancefloor beats blended with Inuit throat singing performed by JUNO award nominees Silla and Rise. Wander through the exhibition spaces, encounter performance artwork by Cara Tierney, and have your image captured at the Fancy Ball Photo Booth sponsored by SAW Video. Cash bar, night menu by Jackson. 
OAG is pleased to offer free childcare for visitors on April 28 from 4PM – 9 PM in the Hangar. 


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - APRIL 29

TAI CHI ON THE TERRACE
9 AM
The Dundonald Park Tai Chi group will take their practice to the South Terrace on Sunday morning. Enjoy a quiet morning in the BMO Skylounge as they flow from pose to pose.

GET ANIMATED
10 AM – 2 PM
Drop by the Alma Duncan Salon for a 30 minute looping program of family-friendly films, presented in collaboration with the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) and the NFB

IN THE STUDIO
10 AM – 2 PM
Drop-in to the Studio and create your own stop-motion animation with artist Tina LeMoine. Presented in collaboration with the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) and MASC.

HOURLY TOURS
12 PM – 5 PM
Explore OAG’s groundbreaking inaugural exhibition Àdisòkàmagan / Nous connaître un peu nous-mêmes / We’ll all become stories with free thematic tours every hour on the hour. Tours start from the OAG Visitor Experience desk. 

SHOP DAYS 
10 AM – 1 PM
Visit the OAG Shop between 10 am and 1 pm to meet some of the artists whose work is currently featured. OAG members will also enjoy 10% off on all shop purchases. Sunday Shop hours are 9am – 9pm. 

INFO: public@oaggao.ca