New Mural Unveiling: Celebrating Beauty Within Our Community

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(OTTAWA, ON) August 19, 2020Ottawa Community Housing will unveil its newest mural “I See Beauty, I See Beauty In You” that has been installed on two buildings in downtown Ottawa.  

Ottawa-based artist Claudia Salguero will join Stéphane Giguère, Chief Executive Officer of Ottawa Community Housing for the official unveiling of these murals – which were created by tenants, for tenants – with support from Ottawa Salus and the Centretown Community Health Centre 

Invited guests include Ottawa Centre MPP Joel Harden, Somerset Councillor and OCH Board member Catherine McKenney and Centretown Community Health Centre’s Director, Siffan Rahman.     

They will be joined by a local resident who will share a poem that inspired this project. 

Date: August 20, 2021 

Time: 1:00 p.m. EDT 

Location: 415 MacLaren Street 

Note: The unveiling will be held at the back of 415 MacLaren; hosts will be onsite to direct attendees. The mural is made up of a series of panels, with a larger panel in the shared space at 380 Somerset Street West.  

A photo opportunity will follow the event. 

COVID-19 Precautions 

As per current public health guidance, please do not attend the event if you are feeling unwell or are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19. Guests are encouraged to perform a COVID-19 self-assessment prior to attending the event. Please wear masks as much as possible throughout the event, keep a distance (2 metres) from others and avoid common greetings (such as handshakes).  

Media Contact 

Jennifer McIntosh
media@och.ca
613-914-9953 

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