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Various safety measures have been put in place at CDCC to offer small group booking opportunities.  Please email CDCC@carleton.ca to find out more information about making a booking and planning an event at CDCC during these extraordinary times.

Check out the CDCC events page to view the various recording, live streaming and small public concert experiences currently being offered. Thank you for reaching out to the individual event organizers to find out more details about their programming.

When visiting CDCC – please note that access to the building is only permitted via the 290 Lisgar Street parking lot entrance to individuals who have pre-arranged bookings/appointments or have purchased event tickets in advance.  All guests are required to wear a face mask, wash/sanitize hands upon entry, physical distance, and be mindful of all safety signage posted throughout the building to ensure a safe and positive experience for all visitors.  Please note that food and beverage is not permitted in the building at this time, with the exception of bottled water. Thank you for staying home if you are not feeling well, have recently traveled out of country, or have had recent contact with COVID-19.

CDCC is thrilled to see live events make a very gradual return – and encourages everyone to take good care to help us all stay safe!

(last updated September 15, 2020)


Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre (CDCC) is Carleton University’s Arts, Performance and Learning Centre.  CDCC is dedicated to providing a welcoming, professional and safe environment to foster programming that is multigenerational, diverse, and inclusive.

CDCC is the university’s first downtown Ottawa building and is managed by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). The centre will serve a variety of user groups from the community at large.

CDCC strives to ignite creative exploration and rich presentation opportunities, offering a unique event experience in a historical Ottawa heritage venue.

CDCC values community collaboration opportunities, fostering the creation of meaningful shared experiences.

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