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Atrium art gallery


Owned and operated by the City of Ottawa, the Atrium Art Gallery features the works of local and regional artists. Artists are selected through peer assessment.

Nepean Museum - March 17 to April 16, 2018

Nepean Museum horse cart and toy

Nepean Museum: City in Motion

As Ottawa prepares for the new Confederation Line LRT, explore how transportation has shaped and transformed our city. Unusual artifacts and fascinating historical images trace the transitions from canoes to paddle wheelers, streetcars to buses, and railways to highways.

Young at Art 2018 - April 21 to May 13, 2018

Young at Art 2018 - Central painting

Young at Art 2018 - Central

Young at Art is an exceptional opportunity for Ottawa visual artists between the ages of 12 and 19 years to reach out to their communities - and beyond - through the experience of a citywide, juried art exhibition.

Nepean Fine Arts League - May 18 to June 13, 2018

Black-eyed Susans by Nancy Shaver


Annual Volunteers' Exhibition

The NFAL Gallery is pleased to present its annual Volunteers' Exhibition at the Atrium Gallery. 

The theme for this show is “diversity” and displays the creativity and different styles and media of these very talented local artists.

Luminita Serbanescu - June 15 to July 18, 2018

Luminita Serbanescu - Ancient Well 2017


Back to Basics

I am going “Back to Basics”, immersing myself in happy, innocent times, in my grandparents’ village as a child - clean air, sun and nature. I see these peaceful images: old wells, flowers, trees and sky.

Patricia Kenny - July 20 to August 22, 2018

Patricia Kenny - Wilderness Within 2017



Transformative experiences are universal to the human condition, interwoven in our lives as life-altering events. Drawing inspiration from her own experiences as raw material, Patricia expresses in vibrant abstract works themes of vulnerability, survival, resilience and rebirth.

Ming Shui Jang - August 24 to September 19, 2018

Ming Shui Jang - Lights of the universe 2016


From East to West; Modern Paintings by Ming Shui Jang​

This exhibition will feature nearly 20 works by Mr. Jang, including his highly regarded “O Canada! Our Homeland”, as well as paintings with lyrical, fantastical and dreamlike approach that capture the Canadian natural scenery, Canadian custom and culture.

Sharon Collins - September 12 to October 17, 2018

Sharon Collins - Summer Memories 2 2017


Atmospheric Textile Art

My art is largely nature inspired. With the use of painted and hand-dyed cottons, silks and organza combined in layers I create ethereal scenes reflecting places real and imagined. I focus on light and colour to establish mystery and mood.

J.A. Lamont - October 19 to November 21, 2018

Jim Lamont - Fitzroy in Cloud 2017


In Patagonia

Known from early charts of the New World as the region of the giants, Patagonia has long inhabited the western imagination. Its dramatic mountains and steppes still evoke the very essence of "the remote" in today's Facebook world.

Judi Miller and Wendy Quirt - November 23, 2018 to January 9, 2019

Judi Miller - By the Marsh 2017


Occurring Naturally – Flora and Fauna from the Capital Region

Two artists, two mediums, wildlife and landscape come together to explore the natural world from around our Nation's Capital.

Tim Watts - January 11 to February 23, 2019

Tim Watts - Antelope Canyon Beam Me Up 2016


Following The Light – A Photographic Journey​

Experience the beauty of nature’s landscapes as captured by local photographer Tim Watts. Photography is all about the light – see it, capture it, develop it, and appreciate it.

Joy Kardish - February 15 to March 20, 2019

Joy Kardish - The Storm 2017


Transference is a body of work taken on a trip to Italy. In this project, Kardish endeavours to capture the essence of this country, as sense of time standing still. The photo-transfer highlights the iconic and timelessness of the place.

Location and Hours

Ben Franklin Place
101 Centrepointe Drive
Tel.: 613-596-5783

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am to 9 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 1 to 5 pm

Closed on Sundays in July and August. 
Closed on statutory holidays.