Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Media Index

Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement)
The Gazette
01 Feb 1975

An advertisement for two exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canada: The Changing Image: Prints by Francisco Goya; and Canadian Painting in the Thirties. Included are the address and opening hours of the museum, dates of the exhibitions and admission information. The Goya exhibition includes 250 works and a catalogue, and is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The Canadian painting exhibition includes 109 works by 36 artists, including Lawren S. Harris, Charles Comfort and Marc-Aurèle Fortin.


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.