Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Exhibition Opening, National Gallery of Canada

Exhibition Opening, National Gallery of Canada, view 2/24
National Gallery of Canada

Left to right: unknown; Nancy Dillow, Director, Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery (from the back); Roger Selby, Director, Winnipeg Art Gallery; unknown; Sylvia Ostry, Chief Statistician of Canada, Statistics Canada.

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Photographs

Images of the exhibition's installation, the opening ceremony and official visits.

Media Coverage

Almost 200 newspaper and magazine articles in English, French and other languages: reviews, details of the Canadian tour, lectures, films and special events.

Interview

Audio clip of curator Charles Hill interviewed by CBC's Carol Bishop. Includes Pierre Trudeau's opening speech.

NFB Film

Derek May's 1977 documentary Pictures From the 1930s looks at the exhibition in the context of the Depression, with newsreel footage of the day.