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An Ottawian Must-See

Ottawa is a great place to visit and OAG is on my top ten each time I come back. It always offers... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yulia Z
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Hidden gem!

This is an exceptional value activity. It's free, or make a donation to support the OAG. Fabulous... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ottawa is a great place to visit and OAG is on my top ten each time I come back. It always offers exceptional art selection and new lectures, exhibitions and events to attend! Recently I have enjoyed display and lecture by Karim Rashid

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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This is an exceptional value activity. It's free, or make a donation to support the OAG. Fabulous Firestone collection of group of seven paintings and so much more

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Congrats to the Art Gallery and Ottawa for having a world class gallery. Beautiful and always inspiring. Love the cafe also.

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

If you are an art lover this is worth a stop. It is smaller - 3 floors with 1-2 rooms each - but well curated with a variety of artistic forms and genres. I really enjoyed myself! It is very close to Byward Market and...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Great venue that showcases artists from around Canada, but very many from here. A great combination of styles, mediums, eras and inspirational works. Was really impressed and it's free. The building is great, the galleries are spacious, the lighting is good, many terrasses to take...More

1  Thank Jose_Mo53
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Douglas Coupland‘s National Portrait is well worth seeing on its own. The other rooms are also very well organized by themes.

1  Thank Chickaree
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The Ottawa Art Gallery has been renovated and newly curated to present a pleasantly surprising experience. This should be on the route of all visitors; away from the typical national highlights. The Firestone collection has been beautifully organized and is worth visiting just for this...More

2  Thank MChristine72
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Can't believe we have a great art gallery that is free and opens in the evening! It has a very nice bar as well. A great venue for special functions and film festivals.

2  Thank JLIO-TA
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Note: 3.5 stars We visited the Ottawa Art Gallery for the first time in June 2018. The Gallery is in a bright, modern, building. The building itself is slightly confusing: we thought that we were entering by the main doors, but it would seem that...More

3  Thank BigGandLittleT
Reviewed June 10, 2018

The NEW gallery is a lovely building - bright, modern, well-designed. Nice and very well curated gift shop. The Firestone Gallery is a standout - Group of Seven and contemporary art - a wonderful gift and exceptional collection. The inaugural exhinit is a good look...More

2  Thank SeeingTHEworld2012
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October 2, 2017|
Response from 245Elzbieta | Reviewed this property |
My review and pictures are for Ottawa National Gallery which has a wonderful collection of different art. I do not write about Art Gallery.