OV-CAOS Ottawa Valley Community Arts

Pop Up Art LIVE Galleries

There are three Pop Up Art galleries in the Ottawa Valley:

Fifth Chute Café, 291 Bridge Street, Eganville, 613-223-9436, fifthchute.com
Arnprior Public Library, 21 Madawaska Street, Arnprior, 613-623-2279, arnpriorlibrary.ca
Garrison Petawawa, Dundonald Hall Fitness Sports & Aquatic Centre, 57 Festubert Bld, Petawawa (Currently only Military Personnel have access to this facility. Stay tuned for updates regarding when the general public will be permitted.)


ON NOW at the Fifth Chute Café Pop Up Art Gallery:

Wish You Were Here
August 6 to October 17

Fifth Chute Café
291 Bridge Street, Eganville
613-223-9436, fifthchute.com

This exhibition is a form of postal art, which is an art movement centered on sending small scale art works through the postal system. Particpants are invited to create an art work responding to this statement: Wish You Were Here.

The art work must arrive to Pop Up Art through the postal system, stamped by the post office.

It’s not too late to send in your postcard! New postcards will be added to the exhibit as it travels around the valley. Blank postcards are available for pick up at the Killaloe Post Office, CRC and Killaloe Library or click here to download a postcard template, to print out and mail in.


ON NOW at the Arnprior Public Library Pop Up Art Gallery:

Good Ancestor
August 6 to October 17
Arnprior Public Library
21 Madawaska Street, Arnprior
613-623-2279, arnpriorlibrary.ca

The Good Ancestor exhibition asked 14 artists from across the Ottawa Valley to consider what it means to be a good ancestor. They answered that question through their art, creating drinking vessels they imagined sharing with both their ancestors and descendants. Artists worked in a variety of mediums from fibre and ink to glass and found objects.

Click here to visit the virtual gallery for Good Ancestor.


ON NOW at the Garrison Petawawa, Dundonald Hall Fitness Sports & Aquatic Centre Pop Up Art Gallery (Currently only Military Personnel have access to this facility. Stay tuned for updates regarding when the general public will be permitted.):

Welcome To My World
August 6 to October 17
Garrison Petawawa
Dundonald Hall Fitness Sports & Aquatic Centre
57 Festubert Blvd, Petawawa

Ottawa Valley Artists were asked to share a view into their world during a time of uncertainty. Experience the miniature worlds of nine Ottawa Valley Artists in the Welcome To My World exhibit, coming soon to the Arnprior Public Library.

Click here to visit the virtual gallery for this Welcome to My World.

Please adhere to the current COVID-19 protocols when visiting Pop Up Art exhibitions. Safety protocols include: mandatory masks; sanitize upon entering (available at front entrance and at cash); maintaining 6-foot distance between families/individuals.