Be sure to check out Culture Ottawa, the gateway to the latest information about cultural happenings in Ottawa. You may also be interested in visiting Spotlight, an online calendar with information about what's happening in the Ottawa-Gatineau region.
Canadian Videogame Awards
The Canadian Videogame Awards are coming to Ottawa in 2017! For more information, please visit ottawa2017.ca
The City of Ottawa operates several Arts Centres with arts classes for everyone at all levels of ability. The Nepean Visual Arts Centre, the Nepean Creative Arts Centre and Shenkman Arts Centre, offer specialty arts classes taught by accomplished artists – painters, actors, filmmakers, writers, photographers, musicians - many are offered in custom studio spaces.
Check out the City of Ottawa Recreation eGuide for more information.
Interested in the performing arts? Check out the City's theatres and performance venues. There is something for everyone! For performance and box office information, visit each facility directly: Shenkman Arts Centre, Centrepointe Theatre, Arts Court Theatre.
Don't forget about:
- Student Rush tickets are discounted tickets that are made available for secondary and/or post-secondary students who hold valid student ID cards. Get these tickets the day of the performance, subject to availability.
- EyeGO is a program that is designed to encourage secondary school students to attend performances in the arts, such as theatre, music, dance, and film. Tickets for qualifying performances cost $5, upon presentation of suitable ID. For more information, visit EyeGO.
Culture Fee Support
Do you need help to pay for a City of Ottawa cultural program? The City of Ottawa offers financial support to ensure that all residents can participate in recreation and culture programs and activities offered by the City, regardless of their ability to pay.