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Family Day at OIAF22


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Ottawa Art Gallery

10 Daly Ave

Ottawa, ON

Directions: Free kid-friendly activities are taking place throughout the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) such as hands-on workshops in the OAG and LabO classrooms 1201 and 1202 and the Art Tent in the KPMG Courtyard outside. The Animation for Young Audiences screenings are taking place in the Alma Duncan Salon in the OAG.



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Saturday, September 24

Family Day presented by Shaw Rocket Fund

9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) - 10 Daly Ave. and adjacent LabO

A day for families at the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF)!

The OIAF is partnering with Shaw Rocket Fund again to present the Family Day program as a way for young animation fans and their families to get a taste of a real animation festival. Tickets are free for kids 12 and under! The day begins with the Animation for Young Audiences competition screenings which feature a collection of kid-friendly animated short films that the whole family can enjoy. Be sure to explore the rest of the building as there will be hands-on workshops for kids keen to learn more and try their creative skills with animation in the adjacent LabO space, as well as activities throughout the OAG including the Discovery Card gallery search game and OAG Art Tent in the KPMG Courtyard.



Ottawa International Animation Festival

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is North America’s oldest and largest animation festival, featuring the world’s most quirky, provocative and inspiring animation. This eye-opening experience connects audiences to inspiring screenings, accessible animators through talks and workshops, and unforgettable entertainment. All OIAF screenings, workshops, seminars, and parties take place at several downtown Ottawa venues.