Community Events and Links

Visit our Art Shows page for an upcoming and archived listing of H’Art of Ottawa and our Community art shows and exhibits.

Visit our Community Links page for Ottawa-based links of programs and resources for people with developmental disabilities.


Support of any kind — donations, sponsorships, gifts in kind, wish list items — is always most appreciated by H’Art. Find out more about our generous donors, supporters and sponsors as well as our many great gifts in kind contributors.


Volunteers make a big difference to our studio! If you are thinking of volunteering your time, please consider us. If you are interested in working with adults with a developmental disability, have at least half a day a week available, and have attained a current police check, please contact the studio to make an appointment.

We appreciate all who are giving of their time now, and whom have done so in the past. Thank you to all our volunteers!

Volunteer Placements

Students enrolled in certificate and degree programs have been tremendously helpful at the studio. Placement is chosen, generally, as it relates to the students’ field of study.

• Carleton University
• University of Ottawa
• University of Ottawa ESL/CSL programs
• Queen’s  University Teacher Practicums
• Algonquin College
• High School Co-op Programs
• Foreign Exchange Students

Please contact us if you would like to volunteer with H’Art of Ottawa.

Friends of H’Art

Information coming soon!

About H’Art

H’Art of Ottawa is an innovative and inclusive visual arts studio that supports and facilitates the creative practice of artists with intellectual disabilities. The studio’s unique art and literacy program fosters and promotes creative and cultural experiences, collaboration, self-expression, and self-determination. Exhibiting their work through the studio, galleries, and community venues, the artists participate in society in a meaningful way.

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