Join us Wednesday, May 22 for a FREE “Aging by the Book” presentation, and learn how to use poetry, fiction, memoir, and other writing to explore the subject of aging. Register HERE

About PAL Ottawa

We reward the artists who delight us with our applause, and often assume that success in the arts brings financial security. But very few members of the arts community arrive at the end of their career with an adequate pension and other resources. That’s why we created PAL Ottawa: to provide affordable housing and a support system to arts workers in need. Learn more…

News & Upcoming Events

Open Mic/Open Easel Spring Social Circle

Join us on April 24 for the PAL Ottawa Social Circle’s Spring Social, meet new friends, and share something you have written or performed with everyone. Showcase a project you are working on, or music, writing, or works of art you’d like to share. This will be very...

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Join PAL Ottawa! For a modest annual membership fee, you and/or your organization can support PAL Ottawa’s efforts to improve the lives of senior arts workers in the Capital, while enjoying numerous membership benefits.


Help provide the seed money needed to achieve our goals. Add PAL Ottawa to your list of Charitable Donations and receive a Charitable Tax Deduction. You could also consider PAL Ottawa as a legacy donation. Donate today.


Get involved by volunteering for Supporting Cast. Lend our Board and working committees your hands-on skills in not-for-profit administration, affordable housing, website design, publicity or fund-raising. Email us to get involved.

With sincere appreciation and special thanks to PAL Ottawa’s Sponsors: