SPAO. School of the Photographic Arts Ottawa.

The SPAO Centre houses the only 2 year photographic arts diploma in Canada, a unique 6 month international artist residency, numerous evening and weekend recreational classes and the only critical and independent gallery in the region dedicated to lens-based art. SPAO runs artist talks and special events throughout the year where you can connect with members of our active and dedicated photographic community. SPAO holds one of the most well-appointed darkrooms in the region and prides itself on teaching traditional darkroom and alternative processes alongside digital techniques.

77 Pamilla St, Ottawa, ON
Language(s): English, French
Communities served: Adults, People with disabilities, Youth, Seniors
Price range of programming: Pricing varies
Venue accessibility: Ramp/Level Entrance, Wheelchair seating, Accessible washrooms
Organization type: Artist-run centre, Charitable organisation, Non-profit, Program(s)

This organization offers online programming

  • Digital & Media Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Residency
  • Field Trips
  • Professional Development
  • Private Lessons
  • Group Classes
  • Workshops

Profile last updated: Aug 10 2020