The Ottawa Art Gallery hosts a wide variety of talks, workshops and events throughout the year. Check back often for updated information on exhibition-related programming and family-friendly activities.

For more information: 613-233-8699 x227, or

Events and Talks

OAG Yoga

Tuesdays June 28, July 26, August 30, 12:15 – 1 PM | Free

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


  • June 28
  • July 26
  • August 30

Registration is required. Contact Marie-Renée:, or 613-233-8699 +228.

Artist Talk: Paula Murray

Tuesday, June 28, 6 PM | Free
Join artist Paula Murray for a closer look at her creative practice.

Paula Murray lives and works from Meech Lake, Quebec. The heart of her practice examines the forces at play on ones physical and spiritual being, be they seen or unseen, intrinsic or extraneous.

Curator's Tour

Wednesday, June 29 at 6:00 PM | Free

Join curator Rebecca Basciano for a walkthrough of the exhibition Gail Bourgeois: Correspondence, from roots to rhizomes to mycelial networks.

Refreshments will be served. 

Sketching Nights at the Nature Museum

Thursdays — July 7, August 4 and September 8
Join Ottawa based artist, Alexis Boyle for an evening of sketching at the Canadian Museum of Nature.



Creative things for young and old to do together.

Creative Sundays

Every Sunday from October to May, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM | Free

Every Sunday from October to May, the Ottawa Art Gallery invites you to discover the exhibitions, spend time with family and friends, and create your own masterpiece to take home.

No need to register, just drop- in whenever it's convenient. 

Toddler Mornings at OAG

The first Wednesday of the month from October to May, from 10:00 - 11:30am

Free and drop-in tours for parents or caregivers with their babies or toddlers in tow. Adults are given the opportunity to look at and discuss art with gallery staff while little ones make art inspired by the exhibitions. Strollers are always welcome in the galleries.

Check out the photos from Toddler Mornings. 

For more information, please contact or 613-233-8699 ext. 250.

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No need to register.

  • Next session is on May 4, 2016


Guided Tours

Ottawa Art Gallery offers exhibiton tours free of charge to groups of up to 20 people. Whatever your group's interests,we are happy to tailor the experience to suit your needs.

For more information or to book a tour:  613.233.8699 x228, or