GigSpace board of directors and their project manager have been exploring partnership ideas with Ottawa Community Housing. If plans continue to move forward in this area we hope to collaborate on a multi-tenant arts hub. This idea would house a new and slightly larger GigSpace performance venue, and include a large front foyer to warmly…… Continue reading What’s next?
We have been continuing to explore great place-making ideas to create a landscape design that is social and active year-round! An outdoor cafe situated to capture the sun with a gas fireplace, wooden chairs and table that retain heat sheltered by evergreens and gardens, an ice crokinole board, a fire pit – we welcome your…… Continue reading Celebrating Year Round
Inspiration for the Ottawa Live Arts Community: What if we built our communities around places? As both an overarching idea and a hands-on approach for improving a neighborhood, city, or region, Placemaking inspires people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces as the heart of every community. Strengthening the connection between people and the places they share, Placemaking…… Continue reading Placemaking
GigSpace board of directors and our wonderful project manager are keeping busy working through the pre-feasibility study to-do list. We are very excited at the prospect of having Tim Carpenter come to Ottawa, schedule permitting, to give a presentation about the Senior Artist Colony models he has created. http://www.nohoseniorartscolony.com/ Let us know if you would like…… Continue reading To do list
GigSpace has developed a two question questionnaire to seek interest level as part of our pre-feasibility study. Please help us by clicking on the “questionnaire” link to the left and filling out the form. We want your input for this exciting new Live Arts Community initiative.
GigSpace is a not-for-profit concert venue and music educational centre that has charitable status. The majority of our group music classes serve adults at retirement age. We have been researching the concept of how the Arts are proving to be highly effective in helping older adults lead healthier, socially engaged, and more creative lifestyles. The project is to integrate…… Continue reading GigSpace moving forward . . .
We look forward to sharing details for the Live Arts Community!