Serving the Arts in Ottawa Since 1987

Arts Network Ottawa believes that the Arts help build strong, vibrant communities.

We are a bilingual arts-service organization working actively in the community to champion the arts in the Ottawa region – and an essential connection to opportunities and resources.

Our Mission

To connect, champion and collaborate to bring resources together that build a thriving Ottawa arts community.


Our work is guided by these principles:

  • Respect for artists
  • Engagement with community
  • Integrity and accountability
  • Inclusiveness
  • Collaboration

Our Vision

Ottawa is a dynamic cultural capital where the practice of art is meaningful and contributes positively to the development of the city and the quality of life of its citizens.