• By: Kat Walcott

A huge light exhibit is hitting downtown Bank next month

What: Fire & Ice Winter Exhibit
When: March 11 – 13
Where: Bank Street (Between Cooper and Slater)
Price: Free

Throw on your warmest coat and grab your phones and cameras, Downtown Bank’s beloved Fire & Ice Winter Exhibit is back this year! Hosted in collaboration with EXAR Studios, this year’s event is a grand scale exhibition featuring immersive light and sound installations lining Bank Street between Cooper and Slater, that are sure to light up Ottawa.

Here’s the official announcement:

“Bank Street will be closed-off between Cooper to Slater and this historic street will be transformed with large-scale, interactive light-based art and sound installations. Each installation is unique to the participant and will invite them to take part in never-before-seen interactive components. Each stop on the light and sound tour will combine colourful digital imageries with captivating soundtracks to create a unique form of interactive storytelling. The Fire & Ice Winter Exhibit allows participants to take part in the installations, enjoy the 400+ businesses in the Bank Street neighbourhood all while respecting social distancing protocols.

The installations will shine nightly between March 11th to March 13th. On Friday and Saturday, the light exhibit starts at 6 pm and ends at midnight. On Sunday, the light exhibit starts at 6 pm and ends at 11 pm. The Fire & Ice Winter Exhibit is family-friendly, free to the public, and self-guided.

We invite all members of the media and public to kick-off the exhibit on March 11th and join us on this eclectic walkthrough experience like none other!”

For more info about the Fire & Ice Winter Exhibit, click here.

Photo: EXAR Studios via Downtown Bank