City presents plans for future improvements on Sparks Street

Mayor Jim Watson, Tobi Nussbaum, CEO, National Capital Commission, and Councillor Mathieu Fleury today joined City staff for an update on…


Mayor Jim Watson opens Kaleidoscope exhibit

Mayor Jim Watson opened an exhibit at the City Hall Art Gallery today, featuring the latest additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection.…


NEW OTTAWA ART GALLERY UNVEILS CONTEMPORARY BEACON IN HEART OF DOWNTOWN OTTAWA

Mayor Watson calls new gallery a “premier hub for our rich, vibrant and diverse Arts Community.” OTTAWA ON, APRIL 28, 2018 – Today the new…


Ottawa’s music industry takes centre stage at the Sonicity Showcase

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Jeff Leiper, and members of the music industry celebrated Ottawa’s vibrant music community today at…


New task force will help galvanize music industry in Ottawa

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa, together with the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC), will spearhead a task force of music and film…


The Government of Canada provides funding in support of Arts Court and the Ottawa Art Gallery

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced that the City of Ottawa is receiving $5,250,000 to fund the…


Metric, The Sheepdogs, Bobby Bazini & Kevin Bazinet to perform at Stanley Cup 125th Anniversary Tribute Concert

Tickets go on sale Thursday at noon Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau, the National Hockey League, Live Nation Canada and the Ottawa Senators…


Submissions now open for JUNOfest 2017

JUNO Week’s two-night music festival invites Canadian artists from all genres to apply. TORONTO, ON — The Canadian Academy of Recording…


Call to musicians, promoters and music entrepreneurs for 2017JUNO Host Committee projects

New funding program announced Ottawa – The 2017 JUNO Awards Host Committee and the Ottawa 2017 Bureau are pleased to announce an investment…


Mayor’s inaugural Gala for the Arts raises $75,000 for the Ottawa Art Gallery Expansion and Arts Court Redevelopment Project

Ottawa – The inaugural Mayor’s Gala for the Arts, which was held on Saturday, October 15, in the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park,…