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!

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Taking the Bus (OCTranspo)

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Regular route: 95 (direction Orléans). Get off at Orléans station (Place d’Orléans Shopping Centre).

Options from Orléans station:

Walk 5 minutes to 245 Centrum Boulevard (Shenkman Arts Centre).

Transfer to Regular route 120, 130, 135, 136 or 137. Get off at Place d’Orléans Drive near Centrum.
Walk 3 minutes to 245 Centrum Blvd. (Shenkman Arts Centre)
or

Transfer to Express route 21 (get off at Prestone/Centrum) or 27 (get off at Place d’Orléans Drive near Centrum). Walk 4 minutes to 245 Centrum Blvd. (Shenkman Arts Centre).

For detailed information on using public transit, please visit the OC Transpo web site at www.octranspo.com.

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Operating Hours

Guest Services Desk and Facility

September 8, 2015 to June 30, 2016
Monday to Sunday - 8:30 to 10:30

July 2 to September 5, 2016
Monday - 7:45 am to 9:30 pm
Tuesday- 7:45 am to 10 pm
Wednesday to Friday - 7:45 am to 9:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday - 9 am to 5 pm

September 6, 2016 to June 30, 2017
Monday to Sunday - 8:30 to 10:30
 
The following days are statutory or declared holidays by the City of Ottawa. The Shenkman Arts Centre will be closed on the following dates:
  • Victoria Day (May 23, 2016)
  • Canada Day (July 1, 2016)
  • Civic (August 1, 2016)
  • Labour Day (September 5, 2016)
  • Thanksgiving Day (October 10, 2016)
  • Remembrance Day (November 11, 2016)
  • Christmas Day (December 25, 2016)
  • Boxing Day (December 26, 2016)
  • New Year’s Day (January 1, 2017)
  • Family Day (February 20, 2017)
  • Good Friday (April 14, 2017)
  • Easter Monday (April 17, 2017)

Trinity Art Gallery, Promenade Arteast, Gloucester Pottery School – Dust Evans Gallery, and Lower Lobby Exhibition Space

  • 9 am to 10 pm, 7 days a week

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

The Gallery is closed on Sundays, with the exception of special events.

AOE Gallery

  • Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm
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