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,…


Underpass murals celebrate the Rideau Canal

October 6th, 2016 – New murals were officially showcased today on Queen Elizabeth Drive and Colonel By Drive under the Laurier Avenue…


Angela Hewitt to perform at the Mayor's Gala for the Arts

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson is proud to announce that internationally acclaimed pianist Angela Hewitt is the feature performer at the…


Arts, Culture and Heritage groups create inspirational experiences for 2017

Ottawa – Today the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, announced fourteen projects that will…


Fall for the Arts: Mayor Watson announces the Mayor's Gala for the Arts

Today, Mayor Jim Watson announced the first Mayor's Gala for the Arts, an event to celebrate, support and grow Ottawa’s artistic and…