Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Media Index

Prime Minister to Open Canadian Exhibition
Ottawa Journal
25 Jan 1975

An article by W. Q. Ketchum announcing that Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau will open Canadian Painting in the Thirties at the National Gallery of Canada. The exhibition includes over 100 paintings, 31 of them from the National Gallery?s permanent collection, and is on view until 2 March. The exhibition of Goya prints continues until 16 March. A talk on Temptation and Hope will be given by Carol Kalmacoff.


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.


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.