Arts Service Organizations


Craft Ontario

We champion, promote and support craft by: Being the leading advocating voice for craft makers in Ontario; -Maximizing craft makers’ potential as artists and entrepreneurs; Providing a forum for critical debate;Enhancing the public’s enjoyment of craft through education and access and providing opportunities to commission, lease and purchase objects.


Dance Ontario

To promote and support the advancement of all forms of dance in Canada, and in particular, dance in the Province of Ontario, and create a unified voice on regional and Canadian dance issues.

Literary arts

Association of Canadian publishers

The ACP assists Canadian-owned publishers in promoting the excellence of Canadian books, in bringing more Canadian books to more readers in Canada, and in expanding Canadian-owned publishers' domestic and international market share.

Media Arts- redirect

Canadian Media Producers Association

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) values the input of our members and we have established various committees and working groups so that we may take advantage of their collective knowledge and experiences to ensure that the strategic objectives of the association are achieved.

SAW Video

SAW Video is a not-for-profit, artist-run media art centre that fosters the growth and development of artists through access to equipment, training, mentorship, and programming. Our mission is to support a diverse community of media artists empowered by technology, programming and the exchange of ideas.


Canadian Federation of Musicians

We are the Canadian Federation of Musicians, an organized constituency of Locals of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada, professional musicians united through our Locals.

Canadian Music Centre

The Canadian Music Centre is the catalyst that connects you to the ever-evolving world of Canadian musical creation through performance, education and promotion.


MEGAPHONO welcomes music industry professionals from the US, Canada and abroad for a festival celebrating Ottawa-Gatineau and Eastern Ontario music.

Ottawa Music Industry Coalition

The Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC) is a not-for-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to growing the city’s music industry for the benefit of its artists, businesses, and the city as a whole.

Ottawa-Gatineau multidisciplinary

Ontario arts council

The Ontario Arts Council was established in 1963 to foster the creation and production of art for the benefit of all Ontarians.

Ottawa arts council

The Ottawa Arts Council supports artists and arts organizations through leadership, guidance and the provision of opportunities to advance our local creative potential.


Camera Club of Ottawa

Today we strive to offer a variety of programs from regular meetings, competitions, workshops, field-trips and informal outings, to satisfy as many interests in photography as possible.


Ottawa Fringe Festival

An on-shore totally legit not-for-profit charitable shipping artists’ delights to any one and funnelling sales—shoeboxes full of ticket sales—to independent artists. 

Theatre Ontario 

Their mission is to be the champion of theatre in Ontario through education and advocacy.


CAPACOA : Canadian Arts Presenting Association

The Canadian Arts Presenting Association/l'Association canadienne des organismes artistiques (CAPACOA) serves the performing arts touring and presenting community through its commitment to integrate the performing arts into the lives of all Canadians. CAPACOA takes initiative in providing leadership, knowledge, communications, skills development and advocacy on behalf of its members and within the arts presenting community.

Ontario presents

Their mission is to develop Ontario’s presenting arts leadership through networking and professional development.

Visual Arts

CARFAC Ontario

CARFAC Ontario is the association of professional visual and media artists in Ontario. We believe that artists, like professionals in other fields, should be paid for their work and share equitably in profits from their art.

Ottawa Art Gallery

The Ottawa Art Gallery is an independent non-profit public art gallery committed to the presentation, interpretation, dissemination and acquisition of contemporary art for the benefit of the local arts community. They offer an opportunity for artists to submit their artworks to a jury; their work will be consigned to ART Rental and Sales for one year.