Heritage Ottawa has lined up an enticing program for our Fall 2022 Free Online Lecture Series. Lectures will be presented via ZOOM, with the exception of our December in-person lecture, will begin at 7 pm and be followed by a brief question and answer period.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
We ask that you pre-register in advance of each free lecture. See the individual listings for details.
Thank you to our Lecture Series sponsor ANDREX HOLDINGS .
Cultural Heritage Landscapes at the Central Experimental Farm: Three Core LandscapesWednesday, December 14, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00The Great Hall, Christ Church Cathedral414 Sparks StreetOTTAWA, K1R 0B2CanadaWe are pleased to welcome you to our first in-person lecture since 2019!
Please CLICK HERE to register.
Within the expansive boundaries of Ottawa’s beloved Central Experimental Farm, the...
Welcome to the tunnel. Now… how did we get in, and how do we get out?Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
Via ZOOM | THIS LECTURE IS NOW AVAILABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL
The mushrooming fix-up industry is the largest component of Canada's largest industry, construction. In Ontario, it pumps...
Bikers, Blue-Bloods, Ruin and Renewal: The History in Architecture of Carleton PlaceWednesday, October 19, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
Via Zoom | THIS LECTURE IS NOW AVAILABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL
The town of Carleton Place, about 50 kilometres from Ottawa, has a colourful history that includes royal visits, intrepid...
Historic Alexandra Bridge: Climate Action and Greening InfrastructureWednesday, September 21, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
Join Heritage Ottawa for part three in our series of lectures on the Alexandra Bridge, this time presenting an ecological perspective on the future of the bridge with conservation architect and...
Alaska Highway: Journeys Alongside a Cultural LandscapeWednesday, June 22, 2022 - 19:00 to 21:00IN PERSON MEMBERS EVENT | Orange Art Gallery290 City Centre DriveOttawa, ON K1R 1C7Canada
A Special MEMBERS-ONLY EVENT
Join us at the Orange Art Gallery for this special illustrated lecture.
Refreshments and time to re-connect begin at 6:30 pm. The lecture follows at 7...
The Concerns and Challenges of the Alexandra Bridge: PSPC’s PerspectiveWednesday, April 20, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
Join Heritage Ottawa for part two in our series of lectures on the Alexandra Bridge, this time presenting the federal government’s perspective on the future of the bridge.
DISCOVERING THE HIDDEN TREASURES OF RURAL OTTAWA: FITZROYWednesday, March 16, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
Located in the far west of Ottawa, the former township of Fitzroy harbours a wealth of heritage properties that even those who live in nearby Ottawa, know little about.THIS LECTURE IS NOW...
Phillips Memorial Lecture | Pluriverse Rising: Indigenous DesignWednesday, February 23, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanadaThe Annual Phillips Memorial Lecture 2022
The global pandemic has posted unprecedented challenges across a variety of fronts, disrupting conventional approaches to a wide range of activities,...
How a Cohesive Architecture Policy Can Create a Better Built EnvironmentWednesday, January 19, 2022 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanadaThis lecture is now available on YouTube for a limited time.
An architecture policy for Canada will create a framework against which other policies can be tested, bringing together disparate...
Cundell Stables: The Last Stable in LowertownWednesday, December 15, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
Thanks Cundell Stables has been operating as a family business in Lowertown since the 1870s. It remains the last vestige of Ottawa’s equine history and is teetering on the verge of extinction. ...
Opportunities and challenges in protecting our Cultural Heritage: ICOMOS´ international collaboration trajectoryWednesday, November 17, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOTTAWA, ONCanada
The International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), an advisory body to UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee, has a network of 10,000+ professionals worldwide. Established over 50 years ago,...
Emerging Scholars Present: Learning from Ottawa School Heritage StoriesWednesday, October 20, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
From communities reacting to health and safety measures, to findings about unmarked graves on former Indigenous Residential School properties, schools have been in the news across Canada....
The Alexandra Bridge: Its Construction, Its Significance, Its FutureWednesday, September 22, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
A timely lecture that you won't want to miss! Federal plans are underway to demolish this iconic interprovincial link. Although the bridge was designated a national historic civil engineering site...
Bauhaus and the White City of Tel AvivWednesday, June 23, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOMPre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
This lecture is currently available on YouTube for a limited time. Scroll down for the link.
This special lecture takes us outside Canada to look at how the Bauhaus — founded over 100...
The Changing Architectural Landscape of Vanier: Possible Future Avenues (IN FRENCH)Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOMPre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
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Presented in partnership with Muséoparc Vanier.
This French-language presentation will explore issues related to re-development of the...
Canadian GothicWednesday, March 24, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOMPre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
How did an architectural style synonymous with medieval Europe become the style of choice in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Canada?
This illustrated talk will take us on a journey...
Phillips Memorial Lecture: Saving the Rideau Street Convent ChapelWednesday, February 17, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOMPre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
One of the architectural gems of the nation, now a jewel in the crown of the National Gallery of Canada, is the Rideau Street Convent Chapel. A captivating space, its rows of delicate columns...
Gold, Snakes, and Mother Insurance: Preservation of the 180 Wellington Building MosaicWednesday, January 20, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00Presented via ZOOM.Pre-Registration RequiredOttawa, ONCanada
Built in 1927 as the headquarters of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 180 Wellington Building’s most stunning feature is the dramatic mosaic on the vaulted ceiling inside the main entrance...
GOLD, SNAKES, AND MOTHER INSURANCE : THE PRESERVATION OF THE 180 WELLINGTON BUILDING MOSAICSaturday, June 20, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:30Orange Art Gallery290 City Centre AvenueOttawa, ON K1R 1C7Canada
In keeping with Ottawa Public Health recommendations, Heritage Ottawa has cancelled this event and will rescheduled it for a future date. Thank you for your understanding.
Built in 1927 as...
Delighting Visitors for Generations: The Restoration of The OpiniconWednesday, April 15, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:00Auditorium, Ottawa Public Library120 Metcalfe StreetOttawa, ON K1P 5M2Canada
APRIL LECTURE POSTPONED
In response to the Ottawa Public Health COVID-19 guidelines, Heritage Ottawa has cancelled the April lecture. We will announce a rescheduled date soon. We apologize...
The Changing Architectural Landscape of Vanier: Future Possible Avenues (IN FRENCH)Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:00Auditorium, Ottawa Public Library120 Metcalfe StreetOttawa, ON K1P 5M2CanadaLe paysage architectural changeant de Vanier : Quelles avenues possibles?
MARCH LECTURE POSTPONED
In response to the guidance of Ottawa Public Health with regards to COVID-19 (coronavirus...