Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Media Index

Around the Arts
Winnipeg Free Press
01 Feb 1975

A listing of arts events. Two exhibitions are on view at the National Gallery of Canada: Canadian Painting in the Thirties, which includes over 100 paintings; and The Changing Image: Prints by Francisco Goya, organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and showing over 250 prints and drawings. The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is holding an exhibition of Robert Israel?s costume and set designs for opera. The show is organized by curator Dean Swanson. The National Film Board?s documentary Action, about the FLQ and the October Crisis in Quebec, premiered at the Stratford Film Festival and is now available in Canadian libraries.


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.