Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Media Index

Canadian Memory Fund - Canadian Painting in the Thirties: Internal Communiqué / Fonds de la mémoire canadienne - Peinture canadienne des années trente : Communiqué interne
National Gallery of Canada
24 May 2007

An internal memo from Joanne Charette, Director of Public Affairs at the National Gallery of Canada, to all employees, outlining the upcoming project for the Canadian Memory Fund, entitled Canadian Painting in the Thirties.


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.