• Announcing the Youth Theatre Performance! May 7-8 at the South of Sixty Gallery!

    Performances will be upstairs at the South of 60 Gallery (otherwise known as the Visitor’s centre or Railway Station) in Barry’s Bay. Performance dates/times: Saturday May 7, 6-8pm And Sunday May 8, 1-4pm (paired with the Four Lands Installation) Tickets: by donation (all donations will go to future Youth Theatre programming) Seating is extremely limited! […]

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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.  

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  • Youth Theatre 2016

    Social Scripts Listing of dates and times: January 30-31 (12-4pm) Playwriting workshop February 5, 12 (6-8pm) Regular theatre group meetings February 19 (6-8pm) – February 20 (10-5pm) Visual story-telling workshop February 26 (6-8) Regular theatre group meeting March 4 (6-8pm) – March 5 (10-5pm) Playwriting workshop March 11, 18 (yes, during March Break!) (6-8pm) Regular theatre group meetings March 25th (Good Friday) is cancelled […]

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  • Ottawa Valley Creative Arts Open Studio

    OV-CAOS is an innovative new not-for profit organization with a mandate to promote the integration of visual arts, music, drama, and other creative arts into the lives of individuals, families, and communities. Our workshops are designed to enhance creativity, personal growth and holistic health. OV-CAOS delivered its first series of workshops in the summer of […]

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  • Workshops and Projects

    140+ workshops delivered since 2012!!!   Something for everyone: Creative Arts Workshops and Drop-ins, Youth Theatre, Community Arts projects, and special issue workshops… we change and grow with the season. Watch for our new fall workshop series…   Creative Arts Workshops are artist-led activities organized around specific media such as puppet making, found-object sculpture, printmaking, […]

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  • Mandate

    The Ottawa Valley Creative Arts Open Studio is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing creative arts activities that support and enhance the physical, emotional, mental, and social health of participants. Vision and Mission We envision a world where creativity is valued and the arts are woven throughout the multicoloured fabric of daily and community life. […]

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  • Benefits

    At OV-CAOS we believe that the lives of community members are enriched when they have access to and opportunities for creative expression in safe, supportive, non-competitive environments. Who can benefit from participating in creative arts? People of all ages, abilities, and skills (i.e., everyone). What are the benefits? Stress relief, fun, relaxation Stimulates the brain […]

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Announcing the Youth Theatre Performance! May 7-8 at the South of Sixty Gallery!

Performances will be upstairs at the South of 60 Gallery (otherwise known as the Visitor’s centre or Railway Station) in Barry’s Bay. Performance dates/times: Saturday May 7, 6-8pm And Sunday May 8, 1-4pm (paired with the Four Lands Installation) Tickets: by donation (all donations will go to future Youth Theatre programming) Seating is extremely limited! […]

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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 is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing creative arts activities that support the physical, emotional, mental, and social health of participants. OV-CAOS – inspiring creativity, healing and community involvement What we do We hold arts workshops at the North Street Studio in Killaloe and bring mobile workshops to […]