Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Media Index

The National Gallery of Canada - Ottawa (advertisement)
Art Magazine (Vol. 6, No. 20)
21 Dec 1974

An advertisement for the exhibition Canadian Painting in the Thirties, to be held from 21 [sic] January to 2 March 1975 at the National Gallery of Canada, and traveling to the Vancouver Art Gallery and Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. A reduced version of the show will travel to Calgary?s Glenbow-Alberta Institute, Edmonton Art Gallery, Mendel Art Gallery in Saskatoon, and Musée d?art contemporain de Montréal. A black and white reproduction of Carl Schaefer?s painting Ontario Farmhouse illustrates the announcement.


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.