EVENTS

YOUNG AT ART 2022

Young at Art began 26 years ago at the Kanata Civic Art Gallery, and has grown into a city-wide event, with the participation of youth artists from east, west, and central Ottawa.  Their annual Call to Young Artists typically generates hundreds of submissions from approximately 60 Ottawa-area schools, and is held in early spring every year.

Due to Covid-19, Young at Art 2021 was held virtually.   We are hopeful that for 2022, the programme will be held live.  To learn more, visit the Young at Art website at www.ottawa.ca/youngatart and follow their Instagram page @youngatartott.    

The application/guidelines for young artists interested in applying for 2022 will be forthcoming.   

KANATA GALLERY AT KANATA NORTH PICNIC

The Annual Kanata North Summer Picnic has always been a great place for the Gallery to reach out to the community. This annual event has brought the community together—on a magnificent green space—to enjoy culture, food, music and more. In the past we have held painting and carving sessions for adults and children alike, while enjoying great conversations with the visiting public. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for 2022’s Kanata North Summer Picnic, usually held in either July or August.

Kanata North Picnic, August 2019

GIFT OF ART SHOW AND SALE

Sat Nov 19 and Sun Nov 20, 2022 | 10am-5pm both days

Our very popular annual show and sale is a wonderful weekend long event held in the upper halls of the Mlacak Community Centre, featuring many works from our Gallery artists.  You will find sculptors, painters, photographers, textile artists and more, with all artists in attendance to greet you.  With free parking, free admission, and an endless supply of baked goods, this is a great show to shop, relax, and find that perfect gift for the holidays!

Upper Halls of the Mlacak Community Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr., Kanata, ON K2K 2W3

All donations raised from our refreshment table and gift basket draw go to support Hospice Care Ottawa.

Gift of Art Show and Sale 2019
RicharD Murphy presenting Gift of Art raffle cheque to Hospice Care Ottawa 2019

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