Events

NUIT BLANCHE @OAG

Saturday September 19, 6:30 pm - Sunday September 20, 4:20 am
Cheerleader Image

photo: Rémi Thériault

OAG will be open all night during Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau. Visit the galleries for a last chance viewing of the summer exhibitions Lynne Cohen and Terrors of the Breakfast Table: an interactive video installation by Tyler Tekatch, and experience Cheerleader, a special outdoor project by Marisa Gallemit and Lana Gay. The Great-West Life OAG Art Tent will also be onsite until midnight, with family friendly art making activities for all ages. How will you occupy our HYPE space?


Programs

Summer Workshop: Relief Printing

Saturday, August 8, from 1 to 4 pm | Free

This is a free workshop but Registration is required. Contact Marie-Renée Vial at mvial@ottawaartgallery.ca or 613-233-8699, ext. 228

 

Join Ottawa-based artist Anne Wanda Tessier to learn basic relief printing techniques and make your own block print to take home. All materials will be provided. This workshop is suitable for beginners. Ages 10+

OAG YOGA

August 12, from 12:15 to 1pm | Free

Join us this summer for lunchtime yoga at OAG. Take time for your practice and appreciate artwork from a different angle. 

Registration is required: mvial@ottawaartgallery.caor 613-233-8699 +228


Joa Keur will be leading August 12, session

Lynne Cohen: Her Life and Legacy

Saturday September 12, from 10 am to 4 pm | Registration is required


Image: Lynne Cohen, Untitled, 2013, Chromogenic print on paper, 137X157 cm., Courtesy of Andrew Lugg and Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto.

Join us for a day-long commemorative symposium in honour of Lynne Cohen, her life’s work and her contributions as an artist and educator. 

Please note that this event is taking place at the University of Ottawa
Faculty of Social Sciences Building, Room 4007, located at 120 University Private, Ottawa

This is a free event but registration is required. Contact Marie-Renée Vial: mvial@ottawaartgallery.ca or 613 233-8699 +228. 

Register by Monday, September 7

Exhibitions

Terrors of the Breakfast Table: An interactive video installation by Tyler Tekatch

June 5 – September 20, 2015

Tyler Tekatch, Terrors of the Breakfast Table [Terreurs à la table du petit déjeuner], 2014, video still, interactive video / images vidéo, installation vidéo interactive. Collection of the Art Gallery of Hamilton / Collection de la Galerie d’art de Hamilton.
Opening reception: June 4, 5:30 pm

LYNNE COHEN

June 5 – September 20, 2015

Lynne Cohen, Spa, 1991, gelatin silver print / épreuve à la gélatine argentique, ed. 2/5, 73 x 92.7 cm.  Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery / Collection de la Galerie d’art d’Ottawa : Gift of the artist / don de l’artiste, 2003.

Ottawa Selects: Selections from the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art

January 17, 2015 - ongoing

OAG Annex at City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. West
Free admission. Wheelchair accessible. Parking available.

Ottawa Selects showcases artwork from the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, chosen by celebrities and high profile individuals associated with the Ottawa area. The breadth and diversity of this significant collection which spans the modern period (1880s-1980s) is highlighted through a variety of artists, media, subject matter and styles, including Group of Seven landscapes, vibrant abstracts, dynamic cityscapes and figurative works by Marcelle Ferron, Claude Picher, Molly Bobak and more.

Female Self-Representation and the Public Trust: Mary E. Wrinch and the AGW Collection

May 30 – August 16, 2015

Mary Wrinch, Sawmill Dorset

Mary Wrinch, Sawmill Dorset / Scierie dans le Dorset, c. / v. 1926, oil on canvas / huile sur toile, 83.7 x 86.2 cm / 83,7 x 86,2 cm., Gift of the artist / Don de l’artiste, 1959, Collection of the Art Gallery of Windsor / Collection de la galerie d’art de Windsor, 1959.006

Opening reception: June 4, 5:30 pm