Museum lecture with space experts answers Ottawa’s moon questions
It took 25 days of the 2024 calendar year for the first full moon of the cycle to appear in the sky. Coincidentally, for Ottawa residents interested in this mysterious celestial object, that evening offered the opportunity to have all their questions answered. The Ingenium Foundation hosted a lecture titled “Lunar Exploration: Past and Present” at the Canadian Space and…
Sports Hall of Fame collection finds new home at Museum of History in Gatineau
The Canadian Museum of History acquired the Order of Sports Collection from Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, consisting of 100,000 artifacts.
Canadian Museum of Nature embraces prescription program for mental health
The PaRx program is allowing doctors to prescribe patients passes to the Canadian Museum of Nature for the first time, in order to boost mental health.
City builder: Alexandra Badzak led the Ottawa Art Gallery expansion, boosting local art scene along the way
Alexandra Badzak is one of Ottawa’s many “city builders” and works to preserve Ottawa’s art scene at the OAG.
Living the dream: Ottawa artist Bob Waters celebrates solo exhibition decades in the making
At 68, Bob Waters has finally fulfilled a lifelong dream to feature his art in a solo exhibition.
City considers multi-museum membership program to boost attendance
With an eye on increasing attendance, the city is looking at creating a membership program that will offer access to all five locally run museums for an annual fee.
A sweet double-double: Orleans café shares niche with a gallery and both benefit
Art of Bean, a popular café in Ottawa since its opening in 2021, also shares floor-space with a local art gallery.
Piqued interest: Festival showcased city’s underground music scene
The quarterly festival Pique welcomes Spring with a lineup of diverse musical artists, film screenings and art installations.
A king of Drag: Ottawa’s Omari B. Johnson has found passion in performance
On Feb. 10, 2023, the National Gallery of Canada is hosting their second annual Queer Black Excellence Showcase in collaboration with Capital Pride to celebrate Winter Pride.
Bytown Museum to reopen in May with exhibit on historic blazes in Ottawa
Opening in May a new in-person exhibit at the Bytown Museum will examine 10 big fires that shaped the city we know today.
Archive and history museum team up to offer ‘Unexpected!’ look at Canada’s past
Library of Archives (LAC) is back with its first exhibition since the pandemic, showcasing 36 rare finds from its collection.