Installing “To warn other Canadians”

With over 100 artworks to hang, we have been very busy at the Diefenbunker installing our inaugural artist-in-residence exhibition in preparation for its launch on Saturday, April 26th. To warn other Canadians is the outcome of Gatineau-based artist Gail Bourgeois’ six month artist residency at the Diefenbunker. During this time, Gail was given exclusive access to the100 000 sq. ft. bunker, the museum collection and … Continue reading Installing “To warn other Canadians”

We WON! 2014 Ottawa Tourism Partnership of the Year Award

We are thrilled to announce that we received Ottawa Tourism’s Partnership of the Year at last evening’s 2014 Awards Gala; an award shared with the Haunted Walk Ottawa, the Bytown Museum and Ottawa Jail Hostel.  During the Halloween season, the Haunted Walk offered three unique tour options with its partners, including our Incident at the Bunker: A Zombie Adventure.  These hair raising tours attract new … Continue reading We WON! 2014 Ottawa Tourism Partnership of the Year Award

Spring is in the air – even underground!

The Diefenbunker started off strong in 2014 with a new website, new initiatives and a new vision for the year. Winter escaped us underground, and now – Spring has sprung and we’re sprouting new events like the grass above. April will close with a clever Easter Egg Hunt in our 100,000 sq/ft venue (talk about rewarding when you find the golden [chocolate] eggs!) on Saturday … Continue reading Spring is in the air – even underground!