The Ottawa Art Gallery is home to the Art and Artists of the Ottawa-Gatineau region; where you can experience the collections, exhibits and events that link us, and where connection happens between Art and City. Ottawa, YOUR ART IS HERE.

OTTAWA ART GALLERY IS SITUATED ON TRADITIONAL ANISHINĀBE AKI.Odāwā ojichigan-wābandahidiwigamig ate Anishinābe-akìng egā wìkād kā pagidinigādegOttawa Art Gallery is situated on Traditional Anishinābe Akìx

Photo: Simone Dicosta

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We request that groups larger than ten people book their self-guided visit through our tour bookings page.

Admission to the OAG is always FREE.

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Galerie Annexe and OAG Shop presents its annual holiday showcase, Art and Parcel, which promises to be a great opportunity for holiday gift shopping!

Transcending Technology: Between Freedom and Surveillance showcases works by members of the OAG's Youth Council in collaboration with the eQuality Project, a 7-year partnership initiative funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

A Family Palette brings together for the first time the work of Frances-Anne Johnston, Franz Johnston and Franklin Arbuckle – three artists from the same family. Acting as a purposeful feminist recovery project, we focus more deeply on Frances-Anne. From this perspective, we consider the distinct practices of all three artists and how they intersect and diverge.

Dark Ice demonstrates the intersections between the unique artistic, studio, and land-based practices of Leslie Reid of Ottawa, ON, and Robert Kautuk of Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River), NU.

Using a multidisciplinary approach for this exhibition, Kwan engages with the City of Ottawa’s Firestone Collection of Canadian Art (FCCA).

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In-Studio Painting Workshop with Fanny Constantino 🎨
Friday, December 9 | 4:30 PM - 6 PM | OAG Studio
Join us for a FREE youth art drop-in! Open to youth aged 15-25, materials and snacks are provided.
🙂👉 Reserve your spot - email:

Ton studio : atelier de peinture avec Fanny Constantino 🎨
Le 9 décembre de 16 h 30 à 18 h au Studio de la GAO
Soyez des nôtres lors de cet atelier GRATUIT pour les jeunes de 15 à 25 ans. 🙂👉 Écrivez à pour réserver votre place.

Si vous n’avez pu faire un don hier, mais que vous voulez quand même contribuer, cliquez ici pour faire un don en cette période de partage 🙂👉

#Merci #MardiJeDonne #GAO

If you missed #GivingTuesday yesterday and would still like to show your support for the #OttawaArtGallery, please visit the following link to make a gift this holiday season 🙂 👉

Thank you! 💗

#Merci pour votre générosité sans borne, pour votre contribution à cette somme extraordinaire 23 210 $ !! Nous reconnaissons-là votre désir de faire croître les retombées positives que la #GAO peut produire dans la communauté par le pouvoir réparateur et innovant de l’ART ! 💗

Thank you! We are overwhelmed by your generosity this #GivingTuesday, and we are truly grateful for your commitment to growing the positive impact that the #OAG can make on our local community, through the restorative & innovative power of #ART! 💗😊 #GivingTuesdayCA

Nous souhaitons reconnaître le généreux don réalisé par le biais du fond anonyme de la @OttCommFdn qui a permis d’égaler les dons reçus jusqu’à concurrence de 10 000 $ ! 💕

#MardiJeDonne #GAO #VotreArtIci

Special thanks once again to our anonymous donor, who matched everyone's #GivingTuesday gifts to the #OAG yesterday up to a total of $10,000 through the @OttCommFdn's Anonymous Fund! 💕

#GivingTuesdayCA #OttawaArtGallery #YourArtisHere

C’est avec une grande joie que nous révélons qu’ensembles, dans le cadre de la campagne de financement #MardiJeDonne, qui s’est déroulée hier, nous avons amassé 23 210 $ à l’appui de la #GAO ! 🎉😀💗 #MardijedonneCA #VotreArtIci

We are thrilled to announce that together we raised a grand total of $23,210 in support of the #OttawaArtGallery through our #GivingTuesday campaign yesterday! Thank you to everyone who contributed to this outstanding total! 🎉😀💗😊
#GivingTuesdayCA #YourArtIsHere

Also Congratulations to Meghan Ho, OAG's Exhibition and Interpretation Coordinator who was shortlisted for the First Exhibition in a Public Art Gallery Award this year for the exhibition Don Kwan: Landscape, Loss and Legacy! 👏😊

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