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  • The Canadian Forces Artists Program - Group 8

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    9:30 AM EST

    Canadian War Museum

    The Canadian Forces Artists Program - Group 8

    Canadian War Museum

    The Canadian Forces Artists Program - Group 8
    The Canadian Forces Artists Program – Group 8 is an exhibition of works created by the most recent group of civilian artists to deploy with the Canadian Forces. The artists selected for Group 8 were deployed entirely on Canadian soil, with several artists traveling to Northern Canada. The resulting art contributes to our understanding of what it means to serve with the Canadian military at home.

  • The Gallant Thousand: Ottawa and the South African War

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Bytown Museum

    The Gallant Thousand: Ottawa and the South African War

    Bytown Museum

    The Gallant Thousand: Ottawa and the South African War
    120 years ago Canadian soldiers and nurses sailed for South Africa and to war. An initial force of one thousand volunteers – termed “the Gallant Thousand” by Minister of Militia Frederick Borden –  were the first of over 7,000 to enlist. Through bitter fighting, the Canadians would become known as the “fighting germ at the heart of the British Army.” Discover this oft-forgotten and overlooked conflict first-hand as the citizens of Ottawa did over a century ago.

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About The Area

Ottawa is Canada’s capital, meaning it’s home to some of the country’s most important landmarks. From the Parliament building to the National Gallery of Canada to the Royal Canadian Mint, this is where you can find...MORE

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  • The Canadian Forces Artists Program - Group 8

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    Canadian War Museum

    The Canadian Forces Artists Program - Group 8

    Canadian War Museum

    The Canadian Forces Artists Program - Group 8
    The Canadian Forces Artists Program – Group 8 is an exhibition of works created by the most recent group of civilian artists to deploy with the Canadian Forces. The artists selected for Group 8 were deployed entirely on Canadian soil, with several artists traveling to Northern Canada. The resulting art contributes to our understanding of what it means to serve with the Canadian military at home.

  • The Gallant Thousand: Ottawa and the South African War

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Bytown Museum

    The Gallant Thousand: Ottawa and the South African War

    Bytown Museum

    The Gallant Thousand: Ottawa and the South African War
    120 years ago Canadian soldiers and nurses sailed for South Africa and to war. An initial force of one thousand volunteers – termed “the Gallant Thousand” by Minister of Militia Frederick Borden –  were the first of over 7,000 to enlist. Through bitter fighting, the Canadians would become known as the “fighting germ at the heart of the British Army.” Discover this oft-forgotten and overlooked conflict first-hand as the citizens of Ottawa did over a century ago.

Show more

About The Area

Ottawa is Canada’s capital, meaning it’s home to some of the country’s most important landmarks. From the Parliament building to the National Gallery of Canada to the Royal Canadian Mint, this is where you can find everything that makes Canada work like a well-oiled machine.

To get a taste of everything Ottawa offers, stop at the Byward Market, where the city was born. It is a one stop shop for culture, nightlife and entertainment, dining, shopping, and health and beauty services. Speaking of culture, Ottawa boasts numerous festivals throughout the year, celebrating everything from jazz to tulips to various heritages like Ukrainian and Scottish festivals.

If you're an outdoor enthusiast, then the Ottawa Valley is the place to be. With many interesting towns along the Ottawa River, the trip to Algonquin Park is nothing less than spectacular. While traveling, discover unique gift shops, quiet restaurants, and other local gems throughout Ottawa.

WHAT'S NEARBY?

Ontario: Toronto

Other States & Provinces: Quebec

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