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Kids and Families


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February 16, April 8, May 17, June 3, and June 7, 2024

Join us this school year for a creative PA Day Camp at the Ottawa Art Gallery. Kids ages 6 to 12 will explore the Gallery and directly engage with current exhibitions at this fun, friendly and bilingual day camp. 

Summer Camp

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Join us this summer to learn about art, the Ottawa Art Gallery, and its surroundings! Be ready to get creative and spontaneous as we explore various artistic mediums and head outside for fun adventures.

We hope to see you there! 

March Break Camp

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March 11-15, 2024

Join us in March for a week of creative March break 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 artists of the region by taking part in interactive tours and unleash their creativity in exciting workshops lead by enthusiastic programming educators.

Creative Sundays

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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

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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!

OAG is Open from 10 AM to 6 PM Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday | from 10 AM to 9 PM on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Admission is always FREE.