Pierre Théberge, former director of NGC, dies at 76
By Megan Harrison Pierre Théberge, a former director of the National Gallery of Canada, is being remembered as an important figure in the history of visual arts in Canada. Théberge is perhaps best known as the man responsible for the acquisition of the iconic Louise Bourgeois sculpture Maman. He was 76 when he died Oct. 5, after a lengthy battle…
Hart Massey Home of ‘national significance,’ Parks Canada says
This home designed by the architect Hart Massey has been designated by Parks Canada as a site of national signifigance.
Anthropocene reveals impact of humanity on planet in National Gallery exhibition
The National Gallery of Canada is hosting a major exhibition of photography, film and augmented reality that documents the impact of humanity on the Earth. It’s called Anthropocene.
Exhibit glimpses 150 years of Ottawa history through five sets of eyes
This story first appeared in Centretown News on April 14, 2018 A new exhibit at the Bytown Museum will encourage Ottawa residents to examine the city’s history from five different vantage points: the perspective of a farmer, a woman, a veteran, a child and an immigrant. The exhibit, titled Through the Eyes of Community: 150 Years of Ottawa’s History, explores…
Lux: The Band
This story first aired on The 25th Hour on March 14, 2018 Produced by Micaela Wylie-Arbic, Marika Van Shepen, and Max Nease A group of four female Carleton University music students joined forces this year to form an all-girl rock band called LUX. Each of the women have always dreamt of making music and realized their voices were stronger together….
I am Apollo
This story first aired on The 25th Hour on February 7, 2018 Produced by Arvin Joaquin, Jordan Steinhauer, and Atong Ater Words are powerful. They have the ability to shape one’s future. Ottawa poet, Apollo the Child has witnessed this in his own life. Words became his light… His savior. And now his weapon for self-discovery.