Nepean Creative Arts Centre

A truly unique space to pursue your talents and artistic aspirations. The Nepean Creative Arts Centre offers visual and performing arts classes taught by accomplished artists - painters, actors, filmmakers, writers, photographers, musicians - in custom studio spaces for participants of all levels of ability. Our goal is to provide an experience that enriches quality of life through art and culture. From preschool to adult, students experience a diversity of arts instruction.

The Nepean Creative Arts Centre's arts-specific studios include music, dance and visual arts studios, a black box theatre and set construction workshop.

Our sister facility - The Nepean Visual Arts Centre offers programming in visual arts including pottery. The pottery studio includes a handbuilding studio, wheel room with 12 wheels including an accessible wheel and pottery technicians on site. Glazing and firing is also provided on site.


Sunday : 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday : 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday : 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday : 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday : 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday : 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hours details

Holiday hours
December 19, 9 am to 9 pm
December 20, 9 am to 9:30 pm
December 21, 9 am to 9 pm
December 22, 9 am to 9:30 pm
December 23, 9 am to 9 pm
December 24 to January 2, closed
January 3, 9 am to 9:30 pm

Location and contact

35 Stafford Road
Ottawa ON K2H 8V8


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Accessibility features

  • Entrance/Exit
  • Interior
  • Parking
  • Signage
  • Washrooms