Resident Arts Partners


AOE Arts Council

Dynamic community based organization that supports, promotes and develops the arts in Ottawa.

AOE offers workshops, networking activities, gallery space and annual juried art shows, ARTnews magazine and e-news bulletins, as well as meeting room rentals.

613-580-2767 I


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Gloucester Pottery School

The Gloucester Pottery School is widely recognized throughout the community for providing exceptional instruction for potters at every level. Instructors enthusiastically share their knowledge and experience with students, guiding them through the many techniques of pottery making.

Bright, open studios feature quality instruction in wheel and handbuilding for children, teens and adults at all levels.

613-424-2888 I



MIFO (Mouvement d’implication francophone d’Orléans)

As the principal presenter of Francophone shows at the Shenkman Arts Centre, MIFO offers close to 30 shows per year in various disciplines including music, comedy, dance, theatre, films, conferences and youth programming.

613-580-2766 I



Ottawa School of Art – Orléans Campus

Leading centre for visual arts education and creative expression in the Ottawa region. The Orléans Campus offers a full range of art courses and camps for adults, teens and children in drawing, painting, photography, animation and cartooning, sculpture and printmaking, all in specialized art studios.

613-580-2765 I



Ottawa School of Theatre

Offers accessible instruction in theatre by professionals who encourage students to explore story, voice and movement and develop skills in costume, set and lighting design. The courses culminate in a production in one the Centre’s state-of-the-art theatres.

613-580-2764 I