Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Media Index

Canadian Painting in the Thirties (advertisement)
Canadian Antiques Collector (Vol. 10, No. 1)
01 Jan 1975

The cover of Canadian Antiques Collector, January/February 1975, and an advertisement for the exhibition Canadian Painting in the Thirties, appearing at the National Gallery of Canada. The exhibition will be circulated by the National Programme to the Vancouver Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Glenbow-Alberta Institution, Calgary, Edmonton Art Gallery, the Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, and the Musée d?art contemporain, Montreal. The advertisement is illustrated with a black and white reproduction of John Lyman?s The Card Game.


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.