GIVE to get art auction

Join us from FRIDAY, MAY 27 to SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2022

OAG’s Give to Get Art Experience is set to take off this spring with a focus on the incredible art, artists and makers from the Ottawa-Gatineau region featuring:

  • The return of OAG’s Gala Art Auction Fundraiser
  • OAG’s Inaugural Community Art Market
  • Building-wide OAG Programming For All Ages, all weekend long

This multi-day silent auction and art market will see a variety of unique programming and building activations from a Gala celebration and kick-off of the Art Auction on opening night, Friday, May 27, to a community-focused art market all weekend-long featuring local makers along with OAG’s renowned programming for all ages.

Stay all weekend and enjoy great food and beverages provided by some of OAG’s favourites! Get in on the whole Experience and mark your calendars now!

GIVE TO GET ART | AUCTION Opening Night Gala


Welcome back to the beloved OAG Give To Get Art Auction opening night Gala, in person! The Give to Get Art Auction exhibition will kick-off the weekend as guests mingle and bid on more than 90 pieces of donated art from regional artists.

  • 50% percent of the Art Auction proceeds will go back to the artists.
  • 50% will go to help maintain FREE public access to the Gallery, exhibitions, workshops and artist talks; ongoing public and educational programming; the care and preservation of our collection and pportunities and supports for Ottawa-Gatineau based artists and artisans.

Join us at the opening Gala with your bidding code included with the price of admission or get your Bid Beacon bidding code for as little as $35—and bid from anywhere, anytime. 

Bidding begins on Friday, May 27 with a goal to hit half of our goal by the end of the Gala night, and extends all weekend-long until 6pm on Sunday, May, 29. Your opening night Gala ticket includes:

  • Access to bidding and Art Auction Exhibition
  • Roaming food and beverage experience
  • Live programming and entertainment

give to get art | market

Saturday, May 28 – sunday, may 29 | 10 am to 4 pm


For two days OAG will transform into a building-wide art market featuring more than 30 makers of all kinds! From mixed media art, prints, ceramics, and jewelry to confections and preserves there is something for everyone. Explore the Gallery at your leisure, while also taking in all the exhibitions have to offer and engaging with the programming and workshops. You’ll want to stay all weekend long!


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