Category: Downtown News

Boutique Changeover – Winter 2024

Winter Boutique Submissions | BOUTIQUE CHANGEOVER The Ottawa School of Art Boutique will be accepting submissions of new works on Wednesday January 31 and Thursday February 1 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. both days.  New artworks with a completed

Visiting Artist- Rental Call

OSA is looking for a furnished one bedroom apartment for rent for a visiting artist with availability from Sept 2023 to May 2024. If you know of an available unit please email

A New Executive Director at the Ottawa School of Art

A New Executive Director at the Ottawa School of Art. It is with great pleasure that we announce Andrew Fay as the new Executive Director of the Ottawa School of Art. No stranger to OSA, Andrew has been associated with

Diploma Student Spotlight: Trish Legault

Diploma Student Spotlight: Trish Legault ‘We are our own worst critics. No one in the world can beat me into the ground as well as I can do it myself. With painting, however, when I’ve felt I’ve hit a wall,

Boutique Changeover- Spring and Summer 2023

Artwork Submission Forms New artworks can be submitted in person on Wednesday February 15 and Thursday February 16 in the boutique at 35 George St, ByWard Market, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days.  The theme for this changeover

Covid-19 Precautions 2023

OSA Covid-19 Precautions for Safe Classes and exhibition spaces OSA requires all staff and instructors to be vaccinated.   Use of masks Although masking is no longer mandatory in Ontario and no longer mandatory at OSA,  we strongly recommended that individuals

Truth and Reconciliation, Every Child Matters

Every Child Matters Sept 30, 2022 As we remember the Indigenous children who passed, as well as the victims and their families who are still suffering today. We Honour Them.   We thank Catherine Villeneuve, Hontsiaweń: Ta Wakenia: Ton, Mi’kmaq,

Mask Protocol Update – September 1, 2022

Mask Protocol Update – September 1, 2022 Beginning September 1, 2022, OSA will ease our masking protocols. Staff, instructors, volunteers, students and visitors will no longer be required to wear masks indoors at the OSA and OSAO campuses. Although masking

Weekend of April 30, 2022- Protest Precautions

The Ottawa School of Art will be open for our regular hours this weekend. We encourage our students to use public transit if possible as road closures may update as the weekend progresses.  If necessary to drive into the Byward

A Change in Leadership at OSA

Le français suit l’anglais One of the longest running non-profit art institutions in Canada, The Ottawa School of Art (OSA) has been delivering studio based visual arts training for over 140 years. Dedicated to visual arts education for students of

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