Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Media Index

Canadian Paintings
Moncton Transcript
29 Jan 1975

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An announcement of the National Gallery of Canada?s exhibition of Canadian paintings of the 1930s, officially opened by Pierre Trudeau. The article is illustrated with a black and white reproduction of Miller Brittain?s Longshoremen (1940) and A Quebec Farm (c. 1930) by A.Y. Jackson.


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.