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Examining our relationship to the spaces we move through in our day to day lives, the artworks presented in this exhibit show different perspectives on how we impact a space through our presence or our absence, and how those spaces shape us in turn.

The Firestone Collection of Canadian Art is a significant art collection that spans the modern period and includes work from a wide range of Canadian art styles, geographical regions, and periods. The two largest themes represented in the collection are landscape and abstraction.

Come to the Jackson Café to discover two large murals, featuring the digital artwork of Eric Chan (aka eepmon).

This piece is a digitization of a birch bark biting that has then been reproduced through risograph printing. The biting can be interpreted as chickadees flying around flowers.

This retrospective exhibition highlights the work of Ottawa-based artist Norman Takeuchi. Together, an array of drawings, paintings, and prints spanning the years 1961 to 2022 demonstrate the continuity of his artistic rigour.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Nobody Sees a Flower

Exploring the intricate intersections of art, motherhood, and societal perspectives, the exhibited works vary significantly, mirroring the unique lived experiences of Mothers/Artists.

Spanning the Divide: Art from the University of Ottawa Department of Visual Arts, 2023

How do we interact with the places we inhabit? Whether it be our homes, the wider community, or even our perceptions of self, this exhibition explores place as it exists through sensory experiences, between boundaries and memories, and across a set of ongoing, changing relationships.

Past Exhibitions

October 7, 2023  -
January 7, 2024
October 5, 2023  -
November 5, 2023
August 5, 2023  -
September 3, 2023
November 2, 2023  -
November 12, 2023
July 27, 2023  -
October 1, 2023
May 6, 2023  -
June 4, 2023
July 8, 2023  -
February 18, 2024
April 27, 2023  -
July 23, 2023
February 25, 2023  -
March 19, 2023
March 4, 2023  -
June 11, 2023
March 4, 2023  -
June 11, 2023

exhibition archives: 1987-2021

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