Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Ottawa Exhibition

Canadian Painting in the Thirties (newspaper advertisement)
The Toronto Star
08 Feb 1975

An announcement of exhibitions currently on view at the National Gallery of Canada. Canadian Painting in the Thirties features 109 paintings by 36 Canadian artists, including Lawren S. Harris, Charles Comfort and Marc-Aurèle Fortin. The other exhibition is on Goya. The Gallery?s address, opening hours and admission information are given.


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.