Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; LGBTTQ; Men; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)
VISION AND MANDATE
The OAG’s mandate is to be the most vital visual arts institution in Ottawa. As a leader in the arts community, we present new ideas and provide a cultural meeting place to actively promote relationships and exchanges between artists and various diverse facets of our community. We explore and reflect on diversity and social change through a spectrum of visual arts practice, focused on but not exclusive to the region in a national and international context.
Collections: Research, collecting and preserving primarily regional art in perpetuity for the citizens of Ottawa and the enjoyment of all
Exhibitions: Interpreting and presenting art and other visual arts practices with a focus on Ottawa within a national and international context
Public programs: Creating partnership and public programs that engage the community with art and culture
Arts leadership: Creating a space for communing with art and celebrating culture in our city