MosaïCanada – July 1 to October 9, 2017, at Jacques-Cartier Park in Gatineau, Quebec

For 107 days, Jacques-Cartier Park will host the biggest horticultural event in Canada, with MOSAÏCANADA 150/Gatineau 2017. Mosaiculture is a most spectacular horticultural technique that combines the following different art forms:

  • sculpture for the structure,
  • paint for the palette of colours, and
  • horticulture as the means of creating living and changing artworks with plants.

The theme of the Gatineau exhibit will reflect 150 years of history, values, culture and arts in Canada, represented by some 40 different arrangements. Admission to the MOSAÏCANADA 150/Gatineau 2017 exhibit in Jacques-Cartier Park will be free. The exhibit will be in the form of a route extending over almost one kilometre. Each visit will last approximately 90 minutes.

Populace at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Take home a piece of Populace at the closing ceremonies on Saturday, September 9. This outdoor, ceramic art installation celebrates communities in Canada at the time of Confederation and is on display outdoors at the Canadian Museum of Nature.

Celebrating Canada’s past, transforming its future, & connecting ceramic arts with the community. Starting June 17 until Labour Day, you are invited to wander through Populace, a special Ottawa 2017 art installation by the Ottawa Guild of Potters. This “art” garden will feature thousands of handmade ceramic flowers and feathers.


An Outdoor Land Art Exhibition

Beyond the Edge: Artists’ Gardens was first presented in 2014. The exhibition explored the notion of a rural oasis in the heart of an urban centre. In 2016, Canadensis Botanical Garden Society partnered with the Canada Council Art Bank to present outdoor works by a group of artists who created installations in response to three outdoor sculptures on loan from the Art Bank collection. This year, three new installations have been added to the site for a total of 6 unique experiences.

Exhibition continues until September 17, 2017

Open Daily – Free Admission – Parking available nearby

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Watch this space for more activities to be added.