Downtown Gallery

Located in the bustling Byward Market, the Ottawa School of Art – Downtown Campus Gallery is dedicated to providing the community with the opportunity to view a wide variety of contemporary art as well as attend openings, artist talks and events. The Ottawa School of Art Gallery is non-profit and features juried local, national, and international artists as well as lectures and special events.
Submissions to both Galleries (Downtown & Orleans) are welcome only during submission time. Submissions generally begin in February and end in April. For current submission information please visit the submissions page.

35 George Street | Byward Market
Gallery Hours

Monday to Thursday | 9:30 am to 9:00 pm

Friday and Saturday | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Sunday | 12:30 to 4:30 pm

[OSA is closed on Sundays during July and August]


All downtown Instructor’s; please email your submission information to  no later than June 24!

-1 to 3 images

Information for each image:



-Size, (Height then Width, then depth for 3D works)

-Year completed:

-List of courses usually taught or taught since last summer:

Instructor’s will be notified of which piece they can bring in on June 30 or July 2.

The gallery will be open during OSA business hours from July 4 to July 19.  After July 19 the gallery will be open during evenings until 7:30, and on weekends only because of summer camps.

The show will run until August 23 and instructors are asked to make arrangements to pick up their work during the week of August 31.

The Ottawa School of Art Downtown Gallery
35 rue George St., Ottawa, ON | 613.241.7471 | facebook & twitter @artottawa