Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Media Index

Peinture canadienne des années trente
Le Devoir
01 Feb 1975

Advertisement for the Canadian Painting in the Thirties exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada, presenting 109 works by 36 painters, including Jean Paul Lemieux, Emily Carr and Paul-Émile Borduas. The exhibition closes on March 2.


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.