The Gift Shop 3.0 Launch Party

The Gift Shop 3.0 Launch Party

We are thrilled to announce the opening of The Gift Shop 3.0! 🥳  

Join us on June 15th at ByWard Market from 6-11 PM EST for a launch event filled with music and art celebrating the opening of our new pop-up shop.

We hope to see you there! 🎉

Curated by Imani Dominique and inspired by the aesthetics of local record stores, “The Gift Shop”  is an interactive and immersive art gallery. Located at ByWard Market from June 14 - July 18, this pop-up shop will sell prints from local QTBIPOC artists and create an environment that is conducive to art exploration and discovery. 

“Living Room Concerts” is a weekly performance series presented by The Gift Shop that showcases emerging singers, spoken word artists, rappers, and more.The series aims to create a space where artists can perform to a supportive audience while also developing their business acumen - empowering them to thrive in the industry.

Through engaging professional development workshops and creative activations hosted in the space, this exhibit also provides emerging and mid-career artists with an opportunity to incubate their businesses and develop their entrepreneurial skills. 

"The Gift Shop 3.0” features artwork and performances by: Aieysha Haws, Anddre Mafra, Angel, Animativespace, Anthony Sawyers, Ehiko Odeh,,Jet Bailey, Kaya Joan, KaylaPl,  Laneigh Ramirez, LOWERCASE, Mamic, Pixel Heller, SARA, Sara Sue Vallée, Siobhan Bodrug, Sol Lae (Chasing Laika), SpokenbyT, Tolu Ahmed, Ubuntu Art House, Wandy Cheng, and Yinkore.

The Gift Shop” is a space for artists to develop their business skills, build community, and celebrate their craft.

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Store Hours of Operation:

June 15 - July 18, 2024

Tuesday - Sunday

10-6 PM EST

Access Notes:

"The Gift Shop" is located at STACKTx, 55 ByWard Market, Ottawa ON Unit #9 -13. This exhibition is free with the option to donate towards supporting future exhibitions. The launch party runs from 6-11 PM on June 15, 2024. Regular opening hours are Tues- Sunday 10-6 PM EST from June 15 - July 18, 2024. The show will be accessible both physically and digitally through a virtual space walkthrough, online store, and accessible seating. The virtual walkthrough will be available on after June 17th, 2024. Workshops held in the space are free and open to the public. Visit the to register.

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