Public art - Experience Canada's capital
Take a walking tour and get a glimpse of the wonderful range of public art on display in Canada’s Capital.
The Murray Street parking garage, in Ottawa, is home to 14 bronze alley cats.
This cast iron angel is located in the Beaux-Arts Court in the ByWard Market, in Ottawa.
Aries is a colourful geometric sculpture at Commissioners Park, near Dows Lake in Ottawa.
Balancing greets visitors to the Rideau Canal Esplanade in downtown Ottawa.
This work can be found at the eastern end of Portageurs Park, in Gatineau.
This sculpture is installed at the southeast corner of the Portage Bridge at Laurier Street, in Gatineau.
This sculpture can be found at the Embassy of the United States of America, on Sussex Drive, in Ottawa.
This bronze sculpture, created in 1999, is located in the Jeanne d’Arc Court in the ByWard Market, in Ottawa.
Great Lakes Fountain
This fountain is installed in the Garden of the Provinces and Territories, in Ottawa.
This inukshuk stands on the grounds of Rideau Hall, in Ottawa.
This sculpture can be seen at the eastern end of Sparks Street, in Ottawa.
This totem pole is located on Slater Street, in Ottawa, at the edge of Confederation Park. It is the work of Kwakiutl artist Henry Hunt.
This whimsical, papier mâché cloud adorns the ByWard Market Building, in Ottawa. This lively and humorous work was created in 1978 by Victor Tolgesy...
Mur ouvert et fermé
This sculpture stands near Place du Portage, in Gatineau.
This stainless steel sculpture is installed on the outdoor terrace of the National Arts Centre (NAC), in Ottawa.
The sculpture Mythic Messengers can be seen on the facade of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, in Gatineau.
Papa is a work of public art installed on Hull Island in Gatineau.
This sculpture stands on the lawn of the Riverside Plaza of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, in Gatineau.
Réflexion is a destination artwork installed between Sacré-Cœur and Maisonneuve boulevards, in Gatineau.
Samothrace is on Sussex Drive, between the York Steps and the Connaught Building, in Ottawa.
The Secret Bench of Knowledge
This sculpture, created in 1993 by Lea Vivot, can be found in front of Library and Archives Canada, in Ottawa.
Three Forms by the Sea
Three Forms by the Sea is installed at the western end of Portageurs Park, in Gatineau.
The Tin House can be found in Ottawa’s ByWard Market. This popular attraction was installed in 1973, and hangs on a building wall in a courtyard...
This totem pole stands on the eastern point of Victoria Island, in Ottawa.
This totem pole stands on Sussex Drive, near Rideau Falls Park.
This fountain is one of two Canadian-themed artworks located on the terraces of the Garden of the Provinces and Territories in downtown Ottawa.
Twelve Points in a Classical Balance
This work, created in 1981, is installed in downtown Ottawa at Bronson Park, also known as Sparks Street Lookout.
Twist 1.5 is located in Major’s Hill Park, in Ottawa.
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