Galleries in Ottawa, the Nation's Capital







‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍1285 We‍‍‍llington St. W.
Ottawa, K1Y 3A8

Cube Gallery

Tues-Fri 10:30am - 6pm
Sat-Sun 1‍‍‍1am-5pm
Open late the first Thursday of every month

Cube Gallery features contemporary Local and National artists. Cube mounts a new exhibition monthly, and maintains a large salon space as well‍‍‍‍‍‍

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1285 Wellington St. W.  
Ottawa, K1Y 3A8

Orange Art Gallery

Wed, Fri- Sun 11am - 5pm
Thu 11am-9pm.

Orange Art Gallery is leading Ottawa's arts scene since opening in 2010. We represent a talented group of 25 contemporary artists from the Ottawa area with new exhibitions opening every three weeks. The gallery is located in the former CN railroad bank heritage building in the trendy City Centre area close to the ART IS IN boulangerie.

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Tues-Sat 11:00am - 5pm
Sun 12pm-4pm
or by appointment

66 Muriel St. Unit 202,
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4E1

Studio Sixty Six

Ottawa's best spot to find unique, thought-provoking art by emerging Canadian artists in a wide variety of media.

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358 Richmond Road
Ottawa, ON K2A 0E8

Wall Space Gallery

Mon-Fri 10am - 6pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 11am-4pm

WALL SPACE GALLERY represents both emerging and established Canadian artists working in traditional and new media. Committed to thought-provoking and engaging exhibitions, our gallery takes pride in making contemporary fine art accessible, building community and encouraging critical dialogue.

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380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

National Gallery of Canada

Musée des beaux-arts du Canada

May 1–Sept 30:
Mon-Fri 9:30am-6pm
Thurs 9:30am-8pm

Oct 1-April 30:
Tues-Fri 9:30am-6pm
Thurs 9:30am-8pm
(Closed Mondays). See website for holiday hours.

See the art treasures of our nation at this top attraction, an architectural gem within the ByWard Market.

Découvrez ce qui se fait de mieux en art visuel au pays en visitant ce joyau architectural situé au cœur du marché By.

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St. Patrick's Building
‍‍‍Carleton U‍‍‍niversity
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1S 5‍‍‍B6

Carleton University Art Gallery

Carleton University Art Gallery presents a dynamic‍‍‍ program of contemporary art exhibitions and public events.‍‍‍

La Galerie d'art de l'Université Carleton présent un programme dynamique d'expositions et événements publiques d'art contemporain.

Tues-Fri 10am-5pm
Sat-Sun 12pm-5pm
‍‍‍Closed Mondays
Free Admission
CUAG is an accessible space, with barrier-free washrooms and elevator.


495 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 6Z5

Gordon Harrison Canadian Landscape Gallery - Galerie de Paysages Canadiens Gordon Harrison

Tues-Sat‍‍‍ 12-5pm‍‍‍
Thu 12am-7pm

A boutique gallery showcasing original canadian landscape collections by award-winning canadian landscape artist Gordon Harrison. One day one-on-one coaching days and art retreats at the artist's studios in Ottawa and in the Laurentians as well as in Europe. The gallery also showcases Canadian landscapes and sculptures from other established Canadian artists.

Une galerie-boutique présentant des huiles sur toile de paysages canadiens brossés par l'artiste peintre Gordon Harrison, lauréat de plusieurs prix. La galerie propose également des tableaux de paysages canadiens et sculptures signés par d'autres artistes renommés. Leçons privées d'une journée et séjours artistiques a l'atelier de l'artiste a Ottawa, dans les Laurentides ainsi qu'en europe.

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169 Preston St.
Ottawa, ON K1R 7P6

Wed-Sat 11am-4pm
Closed Sun-Tues
Available by appointment.
Call or email to schedule.

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Contemporary art gallery in Ottawa, ON specializing in local and affordable artwork, custom framing and corporate consulting. Representing 20+ Canadian artists, with styles ranging from classic Canadian landscape, urban scenery and abstract artwork.

Wallack Galleries

Founded in 1954 by Samuel Wallack (deceased in 1965), Wallack Galleries remains one of Canada’s oldest commercial art galleries. John Wallack assumed directorship of the gallery in 1965, and changed the gallery format to include a stable of contemporary artists rather than exclusively buying and selling works of deceased artists, and the main focus of the gallery remains so to this day.

Tues-Fri 9am-6pm
Sat-Sun 10am-5pm
Closed Mondays

225  Bank St.
Ottawa, ON
K2P 1W9

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Tues-Fri 10am-6pm
Sat 10‍‍‍am-5:30pm
Sun 12pm-5pm

Galerie St. Laurent + Hill

Representing contemporary Canadian painters, sculptors, and photographers, from emerging to established, Galerie St-Laurent + ‍‍‍Hill has been assisting collectors for over 40 years.

Depuis plus de quarante ans, la Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, en présentant des peintres, sculpteurs et photographes canadiens contemporains, qu'ils soient à leurs débuts ou qu’ils soient reconnus, a pu conseillé les collectionneurs.

‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍293 Da‍‍‍lhousie St. Suite 103
Ottawa ON, K1N 7E5

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Ottawa School of Art Gallery

Celebrating 138 years in 2017, the Ottawa School of Art (OSA) follows an honourable tradition of alternative art schools by providing the community with the opportunity for visual arts expression and creative development. The Ottawa School of Art Gallery is non-profit and features juried local, national, and international artists as well as lectures and special events.

‍‍‍Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm
Fri-Sun 9am-4pm
Closed on Sundays during the summer months.

35 George St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 8W5

613-241-7471 [email protected]

‍‍‍Ottawa School of Art‍‍‍

‍‍‍‍‍‍Located on the Centrum Level of the Shenkman Arts Centre, the Ottawa School of Art Orleans (OSAO) Gallery is dedicated to providing the community with a wide variety of art forms. As an emerging presence on the Ottawa art scene, the gallery has featured juried local, national and international shows by contemporary artists and groups. Past exhibition included paintings, sculptures, and video installations.Launched in 2009, in conjunction with the opening of the Shenkman Arts Centre and the Ottawa School of Art’s Orleans Campus, the OSAO Gallery features annual exhibitions by OSAO teachers, students and alumni.The Gallery enjoys participating in the community and taking part in Cultural events held at the Shenkman Art Centre, such as Orleans Fest and Culture Days.

‍‍‍Mon-Sun 9am-9pm
Hours subject to change without notice. Please call ahead.

245 Centrum Blvd. Orleans, ON K1E 0A1

613-580-2765 [email protected]

Galerie Côté Créations Gallery

A Victorian House in the heart of the ByWard Market‍‍‍, w‍‍‍here you can find one of the finest collections of Canadian and International contemporary art.

Une maison victorienne au Cœur du Marché By, là où l'art contemporain canadien et international trouve tout son éclat.

Wed-Sun 1‍‍‍2pm-5:30pm

‍‍‍150 St. Pat‍‍‍rick Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 5J8

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AOE Gallery/Shenkman Arts Centre

The AOE Gallery showcases visual art by professional, emerging and established artists who are members of AOE Arts Council. The offices of AOE Arts Council double as a gallery space with a lob‍‍‍by and large meeting room as focal exhibiting areas. The AOE Gallery is recognized as one of the Sh‍‍‍enkman Arts Centre seven exhibition spaces and is run as a professional gallery with a jury of professional artists to review and select the submissions.

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Open on select Sundays for Meet the Artists, from 1 to 3 p.m. and Thursday evenings in July and August from 7 to 9 p.m.

245 Centrum Blvd.
‍‍‍‍‍‍Orleans‍‍‍, K1E 0A1

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L.A. Pai Gallery

Emerging and established artists i‍‍‍n various media are represented year-round at this contemporary Canadian art and jewelry gallery.

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 12pm-5pm (varies by season, see site for current hours)

‍‍‍13 Murray St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M5

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The Art House Café Gallery

Within this house-style café is a gallery and event space that feature special exhibitions and major group exhibition‍‍‍s of diverse artists from the region.

Dans ce café style maison se trouvent une galerie et un lieu d'événements pour des expositions spéciales et des grandes expositions de group mettant et vedette divers artists de la région.

Mon-Sat 10am-10pm
Su‍‍‍n‍‍‍ 10am-5pm

555 Somerset St. W
Ottawa, ON K1R 5K1

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Alpha Art Gallery

‍‍‍Opened in May of 2015, Alpha Art Gallery is an exciting addition to the Ottawa art and culture scene.Located just half a block from the National Gallery of Canada in The Byward Market, Alpha Art Gallery’s primary focus is on exhibiting the work of internationally acclaimed contemporary artists.What really sets Alpha apart is its role in the cultural community. Not wanting to limit themselves strictly to showcasing contemporary art, Alpha also serves as a meeting place for the public and artists to connect. Poets, musicians, dancers, sculptors, photographers and other artists from the region and abroad gather at gallery events which combine exhibition with active public participation.

Wed-Fri 12pm-6pm

‍‍‍Sat 11am‍‍‍-6pm, Sun 12am-5pm

25 Mu‍‍‍rray Street.
Orleans, K‍‍‍1N 9M5

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Galerie d’art Jean-Claude Bergeron

Experience the Wow Factor of this large artist-run Gallery, bursting with natural light and tall ceilings. Expect to find a space filled with quality art that is original, affordable and made by local artists in a variety of mediums (glass, metal, ceramics, felt, oil, acrylics, watercolour). We also feature monthly curated exhibitions from the Ottawa Guild of Potters and also organize art-related community event‍‍‍s. Come in, one of our artists will be happy to greet you.

Vous serez surpris en entrant dans cette galerie autogérée par sa taille, son abondante lumière naturelle et ses hauts plafonds. Attendez-vous à y trouver un art de qualité et original à des prix abordables et fait par des artistes locaux dans une grande variété de médiums (verre, métal forgé, céramique, feutre, huile, acrylique et aquarelle). Nous montons des expositions jurées avec la Guilde des potiers d'Ottawa et organisons des activités artistiques à caractère communautaire. Entrez, un de nos artistes vous accueillera avec plaisir.

Tues-Su‍‍‍n 11 am - 6pm
Receptions on the first Thursday of every month (6-9pm)

98 Richmond Road,
Ottawa‍‍‍, K1Z 0B2

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Knot Project Space

Knot project space is an exhibition venue powered by SAW Video Media Art Centre, presenting exhibitions and performances by artists working experimentally within the ever expanding field of media art.

Wed, Sat- Sun 10am‍‍‍ - 6pm
Thu 10am-8pm

2 Daly Ave‍‍‍

Ottawa, ON K1N 7B9


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