Kids and Families

March Break Camp

Photo: Justin Wonnacott

March 14-18, 2022  | SOLD OUT

Join us this March break for a week of art camp at the Ottawa Art Gallery! Kids ages 8 to 12 will explore the Gallery and directly engage with the exhibits at this fun, friendly and bilingual day camp. Each day, campers will learn about a different exhibit by taking part in an interactive mini-tour and unleashing their creativity in exciting workshops lead by enthusiastic program guides.

Summer Camp: Art and About

Photo: Chris Snow

July and August 2022

Join us this summer at the Ottawa Art Gallery to learn about art, and our urban environment! Kids aged 6 to 12 years old who like making art and getting their hands dirty will love our Summer Day Camp program, Art and About. Campers will enjoy a variety of hands-on indoor and outdoor activities, workshops led by professional artists, and field trips around the downtown core.

We hope to see you here this summer!

Creative Sundays

Photo: Chris Snow


Join us in the Studio for free monthly drop-in creative activities suitable for all ages. Discover the current exhibition with a knowledgeable gallery educator and explore your creativity with family and friends.


Toddler Mornings

Photo : Lindsay Ralph

*Please note that Toddler Mornings is currently on hold due to COVID-19 

Toddler Mornings is an opportunity for toddlers and their caregivers to enjoy creative play at Ottawa Art Gallery. Join us on the first Wednesday of the month to explore a variety of games and activities that foster creativity and problem-solving skills.



Discover a fun new way to celebrate your birthday—have your party at Ottawa Art Gallery!

Explore the exhibitions with a dedicated guide who will tell you the stories behind many of the artworks. Next, unleash your creativity with an art making activity in the OAG studio.

Art Tent

Photo : Lindsay Ralph

The OAG Art Tent is a mobile art studio that travels to festivals and community events during the warmer months.

The tent provides a fun, friendly and bilingual space for adults and kids of all ages to explore their creativity.

Art tent activities are always free!