Festival of Urban Arts & Culture

WHAT IS

House of PainT?

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Ottawa’s Festival of Urban Arts and Culture, House of Paint is Ottawa's annual outdoor Hip Hop festival showcasing the best in Canadian urban arts & culture -- celebrating 16 years.

The House of Paint is a FREE Outdoor HipHop Jam that showcases Graffiti, Breakdancing, Dj's and MC's from across Canada. It is one of Ottawa’s fastest growing community events. Since 2003, House of Paint has created space to exhibit and uplift hip hop culture in the Nation’s Capital.

House of Paint’s pillars are the four elements of hip hop: Graffiti Art, DJing, MCing (Poetry and Rap), and Urban Dance are celebrated and elevated through concerts, competitions, workshops, and academic talks for all ages.