OAG Annex at the City Hall Gallery

We are happy to announce we have accepted Mayor Jim Watson's invitation to program the City Hall Art Gallery from 2014 to 2016. A complement to the Karsh-Masson Gallery next door, the OAG Annex provides an opportunity for City Hall visitors to learn more about the OAG.

Discover the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art

Coast to Coast

Features from the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art 

January 23 – November 30, 2016

Coast to Coast features works from a number of Canadian regions and highlights the scope of the Firestone family’s collecting activities. The Firestone Collection of Canadian Art touches upon many of the major groups and regional movements in modern Canadian art, with an emphasis on the Group of Seven and work by Ontario artists, francophone and anglophone artists from Quebec, artists from the Atlantic provinces, Prairie provinces and artists from Western Canada. In the lead up to Canada’s sesquicentennial, this exhibition connects visitors to a range of Canadian artists, art movements and time periods. 

Co-curated by Michelle Gewurtz, Interim Senior Curator and Rebecca Basciano, Curatorial Assistant

And contemporary artists presented by OAG's ART Rental and Sales

View artworks for sale by Ottawa-based artists and artists with a significant connection to the region, presented
 by ART Rental and Sales


On view: July 2 – September 11, 2016

In Canada, conversations about abstract painting are often firmly rooted in the historical, with major Canadian abstract movements the central focus. However long the tradition of abstraction in painting, contemporary artists from the Ottawa region still breathe new life into the genre. 

Contemporary Abstraction is a selection of the abstract pieces from the ART Rental and Sales collection. Contemporary Abstraction looks to the gestural, colourful and diverse to create dialogue between the legacy of abstraction and the vibrant arts community working today in the Ottawa region.

Organized by: ART Rental and Sales department 

OAG Annex Location & Hours

Open daily 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West

Free admission. Wheelchair accessible. Parking available.