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September 23, 2023

DISCUSSION & DEMONSTRATION | Alternative uses of the digital plotter, with Ann Karine Bourdeau Leduc, artist in residence RBC - 02:00 PM

Ann Karine Bourdeau Leduc recovers, recycles and collects materials of all kinds, which are then presented in the form of sculptural installations combining printed images and drawings.

Digital plotter: computer printing device for line-based graphic printing.


September 17, 2023

CANCELLED | Felting circle and discussion on the challenges of promoting local wool - 02:00 PM

A felting circle and discussion on the issues involved in promoting local wool, with Geneviève Brisson, full professor and environmental anthropologist, UQAR, and Mary Richardson, independent researcher and anthropologist, at 2 p.m. in the Desjardins area of the Great Hall.

September 9, 2023

Eco-somatic workshop ~ Errance jardinière ~ with Penélope Desjardins, artist in residence RBC - 09:00 AM

Eco-somatic approaches to movement, which can be seen as heirs to the practices of somatic education, performance and post-modern and contemporary dance, seem to fit directly into this current of thought, which informs our relationships with the world, with the living and the non-living, in new ways.

August 13, 2023

Creative Writing Workshop with Brigitte Léveillé - 01:00 PM
Author-in-residence Brigitte Léveillé offers a group writing workshop that invites participants to consider their everyday lives as a primer for creation. This will be an opportunity to ... (Read more)

July 15, 2023

BLUE ALLIES | Cyanotypes - Christine Fitzgerald with Lyne Morissette - 11:30 AM

Ottawa artist Christine Fitzgerald in collaboration with renowned marine conservation scientist Dr. Lyne Morissette will lead a public workshop teaching participants from the Métis area and Lower St. Lawrence communities how to create blue cyanotypes, one-of-a-kind prints made by exposing river specimens on light-sensitive paper and fabric. 

July 6, 2023

Mediation activity - Les mondes acoustiques du paysage - With Camille Zaroubi and Emmanuelle Loslier - 02:00 PM

Come and discover, in the Desjardins Area of the Grand Hall, the natural and acoustic phenomena that make the Mer du vent bottles sing and transform the Miroirs acoustiques into veritable amplifiers of surrounding sounds, thanks to the specific properties of their parabolic shape.

June 18, 2023

Youth mediation activity - With legaga - 10:00 AM
Youngsters aged 4 to 11 and their families are invited to come and meet the members of legaga, designers of the Open Space garden (2021), for a game-creation workshop on architecture. Some of the secr ... (Read more)

June 10, 2023

Outdoor Reading Circle (Event in French) - 02:30 PM
Author-in-residence Claire Moeder invites readers to gather for an outdoor reading circle. This convivial moment of reading and discussion is an opportunity to create a dialogue between the Reford Gar ... (Read more)

June 3, 2023

Creative Writing Workshop with Claire Moeder (Event in French) - 01:00 PM
Author-in-residence Claire Moeder offers a group writing workshop in immersion in the Reford Gardens. The workshop allows us to experiment with our relationship to natural places and the plant world a ... (Read more)

September 24, 2022

ELSIE 150 CELEBRATIONS | Lily Planting Workshop - 01:00 PM
The activity will take place in three parts. A historical component, dealing with Elsie's life and her relationship with gardening, as well as a horticultural component, dealing with the origin and bi ... (Read more)

July 15, 2022

Gyotaku workshop with Alexis Aubin-Laperrière - 09:00 AM
  Gyotaku workshop with Alexis Aubin-Laperrière, Friday, July 15 at the Villa Estevan. Demonstration from 9 to 11 am, discussion at 4:45 pm. Held on Saturday in case of rain on Friday. Fre ... (Read more)

June 11, 2022

Cultural mediation workshop with Maude Boutin St-Pierre and Julie Bellavance - 12:00 PM
Saturday June 11, from noon to 2pm, come and discover the work of our artists in residence at the Maison d'Ariane. Julie Bellavance and Maude Boutin St-Pierre invite you to enter their creative proces ... (Read more)