AOE Arts Council plays host to places of exchange and learning and is an essential source of opportunities and resources that advance a thriving local arts scene.  AOE Arts Council News

We collaborate with others who share our vision.

We are a strong voice on behalf of the artists, arts professionals and arts groups  we represent. Our Advocacy Activities

What We Do

We amplify the Arts

  • building bridges between the arts community and the public, business and non-profits
  • advocating the social, economic and creative impact of the arts
  • foster partnerships that encourage public engagement

Offer Resources and Networks

  • listen and support arts community needs
  • Provide networks, expertise resources and information
  • Provide professional development through conferences, workshops, mentorship and talks

Create Opportunities for Artists to Engage with the public

  • providing programs and initiatives that give work opportunities for artists and arts groups to grow their impact through community engagement
  • our programs: Sélections, AOE Gallery, Art Place, ARTicipate Grant Program, Neighbourhood Arts 150 provide new audiences and participants for artists to interact and share their work

Promote the Ottawa Arts Community

  • Providing  multiple ways to communicate industry news, arts sector announcements, activities, opportunities and events