Hindsight: 2020 Additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection presents artworks that address many fraught issues highlighted by the pandemic, including racial and gender inequity, political discord, poverty, migration, the environmental crisis, physical vulnerability and psychological breakdown.We hope many people will have the opportunity to view this exhibition in person, but we understand that may not be possible this year. Please watch the short video that will be released in January 2021 to highlight the artworks showcased in this exhibition. 


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Hindsight: 2020 Additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection will be presented in an exhibition spanning two gallery spaces at City Hall; Karsh-Masson Gallery and City Hall Art Gallery. 

A selection of the 93 artworks by 61 artists will be shown including work by 24 artists new to the Collection, documentation of four permanent public art commissions completed in 2020, artworks acquired by donation and a special presentation of Microcosm, a pivot initiative launched by the Public Art Program in 2020. Please note there will not be an opening event for this exhibition.

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