Location and Hours

Shenkman Arts Centre is located at 245 Centrum Boulevard in Ottawa’s east-end. It’s just 15 minutes from downtown, 18 minutes from Rockland and just a few minutes walk from OC Transpo’s Orléans Station at Place d’Orléans.The closest major intersection is St. Joseph Boulevard and Place d’Orléans Drive.

Directions from downtown: Take HWY-417 E. Keep left to take Regional Road 174 E toward Orléans/Rockland. Take the Place d’Orléans exit. Turn left onto Place d’Orléans Drive. Slight right to stay on Place d’Orléans Drive. Turn left onto Centrum Boulevard. The Shenkman Arts Centre is on the left.

Directions from Rockland: Take HWY 17 W. Continue on Regional Road 174 W. Exit at Tenth Line Road. Turn left at Tenth Line Road. Turn right at St Joseph Boulevard. Turn right at Prestone Drive. Turn left at Centrum Boulevard. The Shenkman Arts Centre is on the right.

Parking is free!

Use the map below for all the free parking at and around the centre

Operating hours

  • Monday to Saturday, 8:30 am to 10 pm
  • Sunday, 8:30 am to 8 pm

Box office

  • Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 8 pm

By phone

  • Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 8 pm


Exhibition Space at Arts Network Ottawa
  • Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
Open on select Sundays for Meet the Artists

Ottawa School of Art - Orléans Campus Gallery
  • Monday and Tuesday, 9 am to 5 pm
  • Wednesday and Thursday, 9 am to 8:30 pm
  • Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm
  • Sunday, closed (with the exception of special events)
Trinity Art Gallery, Promenade Arteast,
Lalande + Doyle Exhibition Space, Dust Evans Gallery
  • Monday to Saturday, 8:30 am to 10:30 pm
  • Sunday, 8:30 am to 8 pm