An interactive party brought to you by the Ottawa International Animation Festival and Collective Arts at the Ottawa Art Gallery and Arts Court. All ages (19+ ID required to purchase alcohol).

Live music performances

Ottawa Art Gallery: Alma Duncan Salon

9:30pm: Freak Heat Waves
10:30pm: Xarah Dion
11:30pm: DJ Skid Vicious

All night long

Arts Court Studio
w/ DJ Jas Nasty

  • Cosplayers pose for short life drawing sessions all night in this chilled out lounge.
    Bring your pencil and sketchbook!

Ottawa Art Gallery and Arts Court

  • This prehistoric steampunk fossil looks ominous with its luminescent eyes and the otherworldly glow emanating from its hard, metal exoskeleton. It moves with lightning speed under the command of its master and rider. But don’t be frightened, go say hello: it doesn’t bite!

The Knot Project Space

  • Some of the best VR animation from the OIAF is ready for you to experience.

Arts Court Theatre

  • Have a break and watch an animated short in the Arts Court Theatre.

Firestone Gallery: Open 9pm to 12am

  • Visit this significant Canadian art collection that spans the modern period (1890–1985). An interesting selection of the over 1,600 works is always on display. Showing the breadth of the collection, some of the most stunning key works are on display featuring artists from across the country.

Arts Court Studio
Ottawa Art Gallery: Alma Duncan Salon

  • Try the newest beers from Collective Arts and cocktails from Top Shelf.

Ottawa Art Gallery: Jackson Café

  • Visit Jackson for some delicious snacks and try the NightOwl Cocktail with dark rum,
    cointreau and decaf espresso, garnished with chocolate.