Submit art to the third edition of the Ottawa Colouring Book For Anyone!

It’s that time of year again, when our friend Christine Kumchy dedicates her time to helping A.R.T. In Action with the help of many artists and non-artists alike. What is the Ottawa Colouring Book For Anyone? It is a colouring book that helps to fundraise for free art programs for youth facing barriers in Ottawa […]

FREE Workshop: 3D Printing, Motion Capture and Virtual Painting

Please note this workshop is full. A.R.T. In Action is proud to partner with MadeMill and prototypeD to offer a specialized 3 day art workshop to youth with developmental disabilities. Youth will have the opportunity to learn about and use equipment for 3D printing, Motion Capture and Virtual Painting. Saturday, February 3: 1PM – 4PM […]

Where to purchase the second Ottawa Colouring Book For Anyone

For the second year in a row, our friend Christine Kumchy has organized the second Colouring Book For Anyone. Available for purchase for $20, with all proceeds benefiting A.R.T. In Action, you can purchase it at the following locations: The Art House Café Gift Shop 555 Somerset St. W forever  At our online store, hosted […]

EVENT: The 2nd Ottawa Colouring Book For Anyone at the Art House Cafe

This will be the launch of the second edition of Ottawa’s Colouring Book For Anyone! Featuring art by local artists and people who love to draw. A fundraising event to help raise money for A.R.T. In Action’s free art workshops for youth facing multiple barriers in Ottawa and Nunavut. Last year funds helped to host […]

Our 3rd free art workshop with AFO has ended

Yesterday was the last day of A.R.T. Group with Ability First Ottawa so we had a little pizza party – with pizza donated by DLG Media. 12 weeks of art and fun, led by our A.R.T. Educator, Anona Kosmack. Thank you to everyone who donated their time, who donated food and who donated the funds […]

Free 12 Week Summer/Fall A.R.T. Drop-in for youth with disabilities

MONDAYS (ON SELECT DATES) week one – JUNE 26 week two – JULY 3 **updated week three – JULY 17 week four – JULY 24 week five – JULY 31 week six – AUG 14 week seven – AUG 21 **cancelled** week eight – AUG 28 week nine – SEPT11 week ten – SEPT 18 week eleven – SEPT 25 week twelve – OCT 2 […]

Arviat Youth Canada150 mural published by First Air

We are incredibly proud of our youth from Arviat. Their Canada150 mural collaboration with us and VibeArts is now flying the skies with First Air’s Above & Beyond, Canada’s Arctic Journal.

Free A.R.T. Drop-In For Youth in Arviat, Nunavut

FREE A.R.T. WORKSHOP Open to youth living in the Hamlet of Arviat, Nunavut Start date: Saturday March 11, 2017 Last day: Thursday, March 16, 2017 Two programs will run from 6-8PM and 9-11PM daily. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Located at the drop-in center in Arviat Facilitated by: Elizabeth (Ilisapi) Gordon Feel free to drop-in or […]

THROWBACK: Our first free workshop in February 2015

Our first workshop was in February 2015. Sarah and I were able to fundraise enough money to host a free 6 week workshop at the Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre with donations from the community, both in kind and from individuals. It was a lot of work and many, many hours of volunteered time. Our original […]