Kids & Family



Kids aged 6 to 14 will enjoy a themed program of hands-on art making workshops related to OAG exhibitions, local artist workshops, games, adventures, and trips to local art galleries. Camps are fully bilingual (English and French).

Fees: $200 per week ($180 for OAG members). Fees include pre- and post-camp care. 

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No registration is required. 

Every Sunday starting this Fall
10 AM to 2 PM | Free

Join us for free weekly drop-in creative activities suitable for all ages. Discover the current exhibition with a knowledgeable gallery educator and explore your creativity with family and friends.

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613-233-8699 +227

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No registration is required. 

Fall dates: September 5, 2018 | October 3, 2018 | November 7, 2018 
10 AM - 11:30 AM | Free

Toddler Mornings is an opportunity for toddlers and their caregivers to enjoy creative play at Ottawa Art Gallery. Join us on the first Wednesday of the month to explore a variety of games and activities that foster creativity and problem solving skills. Take in the current exhibition and enjoy a relaxed social setting with other adults while bonding and having fun with your little one.  

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613-233-8699 +227


Discover a fun new way to celebrate your birthday—have your party at Ottawa Art Gallery! Explore the exhibitions with a dedicated guide who will tell you the stories behind many of the artworks. Next, unleash your creativity with an art making activity in the OAG studio. Put the icing on your party by sharing cake with friends.

For more information or to make a booking
613-233-8699 +227


No registration is required. Starts Fall 2018.

Ontario: October 5, 2018 November 23, 2018 January 25, 2019 February 15, 2019 April 12, 2019 June 7, 2019
Québec: September 21, 2018
Febraury 11 & 12, 2019 | May 24, 2019  
10 AM - Noon | Free

Ottawa Art Gallery is offering free drop-in programs on four PD days during the school year. A variety of fun and bilingual creative activities will help stimulate young minds and inspire creativity.

For more information
613-233-8699 +227


From September to June*, the Ottawa Art Gallery is pleased to offer free childcare during exhibition opening receptions, and on Wednesdays each week from 3 PM – 7 PM. OAG’s drop-in childcare is fun and safe, encouraging creative play with a variety of games and activities. Enjoy a relaxed gallery experience knowing your children are in good care—and having a good time.  

  • Open to children aged 12 months to 10 years
  • Parents must remain on gallery premises and respond when paged
  • Diapers and training pants are the responsibility of parents and guardians

Childcare is offered on a first come, first served basis. *Please note that childcare is suspended in July and August during OAG's summer camps. 

613-233-8699 +245


Drop-in Tours Every Wednesday at 3 PM. 
1-2-3 Tours Every Sunday at 1, 2 and 3 PM. 
Meet at the visitor experience desk. 

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