About "Events & Exhibits"

Welcome to our HQ. Here you'll find events and exhibits held at 50 Sussex Dr. in Ottawa by Canadian Geographic, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and our partners.

Wade Davis addresses the 2017 Royal Canadian Geographical Society College of Fellows Dinner

Wade Davis addresses the 2017 Royal Canadian Geographical Society College of Fellows Dinner. (Photo: Andrew Lovesey/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Andrew Lovesey/Canadian Geographic
Exploration, education, new Fellows and the launch of RCGS Resolute: here are some of the highlights from the 2017 RCGS Fellows Dinner and AGM
Canada Science and Technology Museum

The facade of the renovated Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, which boasts an 111-square-metre LED canopy projection screen that will feature themed programming. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic)

Canada Science and Technology Museum
After 26 months of construction and $80 million in upgrades, the national science and innovation showcase in Ottawa promises to connect the past and the future
sea turtle, conservation, mexico, research, science, wildlife

Conservationists care for a black sea turtle during a research and monitoring survey in Baja California Sur, Mexico. (Photo: Neil Ever Osborne)

Photo: Neil Ever Osborne
Don't miss this photography workshop with Photographer-in-Residence Neil Ever Osborne on November 23 in Toronto 
Mark Kristmanson and John Geiger cut the ribbon to officially open 50 Sussex

Mark Kristmanson, CEO of the National Capital Commission, and John Geiger, CEO of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, cut the ribbon to officially open 50 Sussex Drive, the Geography and Exploration Pavilion, in Ottawa on June 28, 2017. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic
The new headquarters of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society play host to a National Capital Commission exhibition and a new work by Indigenous artist Alex Janvier 
dignitaries unveil new wayfinding signage for the great trail at 50 Sussex

Dignitaries unveil wayfinding signage for The Great Trail at an event celebrating a new Ottawa trail spur at 50 Sussex Drive June 16. Left to right: Great Trail CEO Deborah Apps, MPP Nathalie Desrosiers, Great Trail Chair Paul LaBarge, Minister Responsible for Parks Canada Catherine McKenna, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, RCGS CEO John Geiger, MPP Yasir Naqvi, Algonquin Elder Kathleen Deschenes-Cayer from Kitigan Zibi. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
Some 22,000 kilometres of cross-Canada trail is now complete, with more to come by end of 2017 
dignitaries unveil new wayfinding signage for the great trail at 50 Sussex

Les dignitaires dévoilent le panneau de signalisation représentant le Grand Sentier lors de la célébration du nouveau raccordement qui le relie au 50 promenade Sussex, le 16 juin. De gauche à droite : Deborah Apps, chef de la direction du Grand Sentier, Nathalie Des Rosiers, députée, Paul LaBarge, président du Grand Sentier, Catherine McKenna, ministre responsable de Parcs Canada, Jim Watson, maire de la ville d’Ottawa, John Geiger, chef de la direction de la SGRC, Yasir Naqvi, MPP, Kathleen Deschenes-Cayer, Ainée algonquine de Kitigan Zibi. (Photo : Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic) 

Photo : Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
22 000 kilomètres du sentier sont réalisés : le reste se développera d’ici la fin de l’année 2017
Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, RCGS, 50 Sussex Dr., Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Inuit, First Nations, Métis

Partners in the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada project outside 50 Sussex Dr. Left to right: Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage; Ry Moran, director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation; Marc LeClair of the Métis National Council; Roberta Jamieson, president and CEO of Indspire; John Geiger, CEO of the RCGS; Deb Schulte, MP for King-Vaughan. (Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic
Ambitious multi-platform, Indigenous-led project will be a tool for education and reconciliation 
L’Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada, SGRC, 50 Promenade Sussex, Mélanie Joly, ministre du Patrimoine canadien, Inuits, Premières Nations et Métis.

Les partenaires du projet de la création de l’Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada, à l’extérieur du 50, promenade Sussex. De gauche à droite : Natan Obed, président de l’organisation Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; Mélanie Joly, ministre du Patrimoine canadien; Ry Moran, directeur du Centre national pour la vérité et la réconciliation; Marc LeClair, du Ralliement national des Métis; Roberta Jamieson, présidente et chef de la direction de l’organisation caritative Indspire; John Geiger, chef de la direction de la SGRC; Deborah Schulte, députée de King-Vaughan. (Photo : Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic).

Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic
Ce projet multiplateforme et ambitieux, lancé par les peuples autochtones, sera un outil d’éducation et de réconciliation.
Alex Janvier photographed by Amber Bracken

Alex Janvier, photographié à son studio au lac Cold, Alberta. (Photo : Amber Bracken/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Amber Bracken/Canadian Geographic
La nouvelle œuvre du célèbre artiste autochtone Alex Janvier est une peinture murale circulaire inspirée par le calendrier lunaire traditionnel. En voici l’histoire.
Alex Janvier photographed by Amber Bracken

Alex Janvier, pictured here at his home studio in Cold Lake, Alta. (Photo: Amber Bracken/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Amber Bracken/Canadian Geographic
Celebrated Indigenous artist Alex Janvier's new work is a circular mural inspired by the traditional lunar calendar. Here's how it came to be.
Subscribe to Events & Exhibits