It’s as easy as 1,2,3...
SWARM is: gallery-crawl • visual arts • fashion • music • party

1. Gallery Crawl

18:00 - 21:00

  • Start your crawl at your favourite participating gallery or museum, or at the NAC
  • Board the free SWARM bus, walk, bike, run, SWARM your way, at your own pace
  • SWARM as many galleries as you can

Carleton University Art Gallery
City Hall Art Gallery
Cube Gallery
Galerie SAW Gallery
Gallery 101
National Gallery of Canada
Ottawa Art Gallery
Southam Hall Lobby

2. Party

21:00 - 23:00
NAC Foyer, 1 Elgin

Boundless: Fashion from Canada’s North

The first-ever SWArM high fashion event rocks the house with a dynamic runway showcase of eclectic design.

Hip-Hop Artist “Godson”

Yellowknife’s Aaron “Godson” Hernandez ramps up the party vibe with his infectious beats and magnetic personality.

DJ Madeskimo

DJ Madeskimo’s unique grooves use elements of dub, electronica, throat-singing, and drumming to create great, danceable music with a floaty, ethereal texture.

Nelson Tagoona

Not yet 20, throat boxer Nelson Tagoona has pioneered his own musical genre to create feel- good, groove-driven music with a great positive message.

Fashion, music, visual art, performance!

3. After-Party

23:00 - 02:00
Club SAW, 67 Nicholas

Keep the SWARM buzz going in the below-street- level gallery spaces at Club SAW. Performance by artist Joseph Tisiga