• Madawaska Valley Studio Tour

    July 22-23 & Sept 30-Oct 1 Experience community arts at our pop-up studio in the village of Killaloe. A fundraiser with work by artists and community collaborators: wood-poems, handmade paper & books, natural dye stuffed animals. OV-CAOS is a not-for profit organization with a mandate to promote the integration of creative arts into the lives […]

  • The Countdown Public Art Project

    250+ Renfrew County community members contributed to the creation of The Countdown Public Art Project: the first Canadian monument honouring survivors of sexual violence. This community-wide initiative aims to create public spaces for survivors to reconnect to community, and invites vital, but often private, conversations to more public platforms so that communities can heal from […]

  • Ottawa Valley Creative Arts Open Studio

    The Ottawa Valley Creative Arts Open Studio was created in 2011 with a mandate to promote the integration of visual arts, music, drama, and other creative arts into the lives of individuals, families, and communities in the Ottawa Valley. We work in partnership with local cultural and service organizations to bring people together to explore their […]

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Four Lands of the Ottawa Valley An interactive artmaking project creating and bringing to life miniature worlds to express differing perspectives on the place where we live. Free, Everyone welcome! @ Barry’s Bay Railway Station in downtown Barry’s Bay Workshops free and open to all, drop-ins welcome.   Come see a new play on January […]

About OV-CAOS

The Ottawa Valley Creative Arts Open Studio was created in 2011 with a mandate to promote the integration of visual arts, music, drama, and other creative arts into the lives of individuals, families, and communities in the Ottawa Valley. We work in partnership with local cultural and service organizations to bring people together to explore their […]

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