byward market art gallery walking tour

Thank you to all of you who helped us to celebrate the official opening of the ByWard Market Walking Tour on Saturday, June 20th at the Gordon Harrison Gallery. Gallery owners united and formed a partnership to offer tourists and residents a unique experience to enter the walls of the galleries and discover local. Canadian and international artists and a special experience that each one of our ten galleries offer.


groupThe tours are help on each Saturday at 11 a.m. To reserve, please contact the Gordon Harrison Gallery at 100 Murray Street at 613-746-6853 or by email at: Reservation is required.

Our Guests of Honour, gallery owners, our two tour guides and 10 walking tour participants helps us celebrate the moment.

Special thanks to our three guests of honour:

Dr. Mark Kristmanson, Director of Public Programming, Capital Experience, Communications and Marketing Branch, National Capital Commission;
Jasna Jennings,Executive Director, ByWard Market Business and Improvement Association; and
Karen Squires, Executive Director, Marketing, Ottawa Tourism.

ByWard Market Gallery owners present at the event included:

Brenda Warner from Galerie 240; Jennifer from Santé Restaurant; Jean Claude Bergeron from Galerie Jean Claude Bergeron; Phil Emond and Gordon Harrison from Gordon Harrison Gallery.

Other participating galleries include: Calligrammes; Jason Duval/ The Sussex Studio; Terrence Robert gallery; Ottawa Scholl of Art; Ottawa Art Gallery, Karsh-Masson Gallery.

And of course there is no tour without our two wonderful tour guides Janice Edgar and Anja Werner who will see you on each Saturday at 11 a.m.

Thank you to CBC Radio Canada en français for promoting our tour last Friday on the radio and television.

For more information, please contact: Phil Emond, Gordon Harrison Gallery, Tour Coordinator, 100 Murray Street, Ottawa, 613.746.6853.