Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Media Index

Ottawa Journal
03 Jan 1975

An article reporting that Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau will open the exhibition Canadian Painting in the Thirties on 30 January 1975 at the National Gallery of Canada. Charles Hill is the organizer of the show and Assistant Curator of Post-Confederation Art. A reception following the opening will feature music by Gershwin.


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.