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YAS! Youth Art Symposium

  • University of Ottawa 55 Laurier Avenue East Ottawa, ON, K1N Canada (map)

Youth Art Symposium

Friday, November 10, 3 PM to 8 PM
Saturday, November 11, 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Sunday, November 12, 9:30 AM to 3 PM

uOttawa Desmarais Building, 12th floor

Registration is required. Register HERE

Talk back. Define your own museum experience. Lead the conversation on making art more accessible to youth.

YAS! is a three-day event in Ottawa, designed by youth working in collaboration with 5 major galleries from across Ontario. Registration includes presentations, youth-led discussion groups, artist workshops, tons of free food and an art party like no other.

Learn about what youth councils are up to in Toronto, Hamilton, London, Ottawa and Thunder Bay. Hear inspiring speakers like 18 year-old award winning filmmaker Morgana McKenzie. Meet people in the arts, make connections, and get inspired.

Registration $25 // $20 for uOttawa students
Must be 15 – 25 years old to register.

YAS! is presented by the Ottawa Art Gallery in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario, Museum London, Workers Arts & Heritage Centre (Hamilton), Thunder Bay Art Gallery and the University of Ottawa’s Department of Visual Arts. 


Funded by Ontario 150.

OAG’s youth council Départ is supported by TD

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Earlier Event: September 26
Gillian King: Artist talk