Opening Gala

Tickets are sold out! Thank you for your support!



Friday, April 27, 2018

50 Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa ON K1N 0C5

Presented by

VIP Ticket Access ($250) to Preview Reception and Gala 6PM to 10PM
The Preview Reception is an exclusive opportunity to celebrate the opening of the new OAG and the inaugural exhibition. This special ticket gives you first access to the new building in a champagne reception with artists as well as community and business leaders. 

Gala Ticket Access ($100) to Opening Gala 7PM to 10PM
Enjoy OAG’s spectacular new exhibition and building while experiencing special food, beverage, and entertainment throughout the evening.

Dress code: Creative cocktail, the perfect occasion to wear your most artistic outfit

Parking: Parking is available at paid lots at the CF Rideau Centre, Novotel, and Les Suites Hotel. Guests will be able to easily access our new Daly Avenue entrance between Arts Court (2 Daly Ave) and Le Germaine Hotel (30 Daly Ave).
Additional parking is located at University of Ottawa's parking lot in the Desmarais Building. If coming from the University, please enter the OAG at our 50 Mackenzie King Bridge entrance.

Should guests opt to take a taxi, Uber or Lyft, please have the driver drop you off on Daly Avenue.

Please note all entrances are wheelchair accessible.

Food and Beverage: The Preview Reception and Gala are cocktail receptions. You are encouraged to explore the new building while sampling stunning gastronomy by OAG’s new café, Jackson, as well as food from Eighteen, Sidedoor, and Social. There will be gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options offered.

Tickets: Tickets are sold out. Tickets will be mailed starting April 16th. If you haven’t received your tickets by April 23rd please call us at 613-233-8699 x223

For any questions regarding the gala and the opening weekend contact us at or 613-233-8699 +224

For media inquiries contact:
Veronique Couillard, public and media relations manager,

Ottawa Art Gallery would like to thank the following contributors for their support of this exhibition.

Presenting Sponsor


Platinum Supporter


Gold Supporters




VIP Event Supporter


Silver Supporters



Exclusive Fine Art Transportation Provider

Community Partners 


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