Venue and Hotel




The 2017 Art of Changing the World Gathering will take place at the beautiful Richcraft Hall (formerly known as the River Building), at Carleton Unversity.


We have a block of rooms booked at a special rate with the Lord Elgin Hotel.

Rates: the "classic" single or double room rate is $169/night; "Elgin class" guest rooms are available at $189/night.

To book, please call the hotel directly 1-800-267-4298  or 613-235-3333  or email  and quote  "SFU - Carleton, The Art for Social Change Project"

Book early as there is a limited number of special-rate rooms. Subject to room availability, rates are valid for bookings made by October 3, 2017

Lord Elgin is one of the most centrally-located downtown Ottawa hotels, just a stone’s throw away from the Rideau Canal and Confederation Park. Stay with us and you’ll discover the most captivating parts of Ottawa, Canada’s beautiful capital city. Originally constructed in 1941, Lord Elgin is a piece of Ottawa’s history.