Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibits
Jinny Yu

Jinny Yu: Don’t They Ever Stop Migrating?

Supported by Nuova Icona, The Ottawa Art Gallery, Art Mur, The City of Ottawa, the Ontario Arts Council, and the University of Ottawa.
May 7 - September 18, 2016
Level 3, High Security Gallery

The Free World

“We were refugees. This was a pass to the free world, and Gander was the gate.” – Vessela Brakalova
May 7 - September 18, 2016
Level 3
Free Play

Free Play

Seventeen internationally renowned artists are featured in this interactive exhibition of contemporary artworks that borrow from the language of play and games to reveal different social, philosophical and ethical questions.
May 28 - August 28 2016
Level 4
Hotel Machine

Emanuel Licha: Now Have A Look At This Machine

Organized and circulated by the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal.
September 17 - December 31, 2016
Level 4

A Prescription of Handicrafts: The Industrial Department of the Grenfell Mission

This exhibit explores folk art created under the auspices of the Grenfell Mission through artifacts and archival records.

SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut

Guest curator: Heather Igloliorte
October 8 2016 - January 15 2017

Jennie Williams (Elbow Room Residency)

Part of the Elbow Room Residency Series. Curator: Vicky Chainey Gagnon
October 8 2016 - January 15 2017

All Dolled Up!

From Barbie and Ken to Raggedy Ann, homemade to fancy, it’s a parade of dolls at The Rooms! Meet old and new friends. Something for everyone – from grandparents to the little ones.
Level 2

Myriam Yates: Island, Lyle

The world premiere of a short film from internationally-celebrated media artist Myriam Yates, based on her time on Fogo Island, NL.
January 14 - April 9 2017
Level 4

Why Can't Minimal

An exhibition of contemporary art that uses humour to play with expectations of solemnity and impenetrability in 'serious' minimal art.
January 14 - April 9 2017
Level 4

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