Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Ottawa Exhibition

Events of Note at National Gallery
The Times-Journal
09 Jan 1975

An article urging readers to visit the National Gallery of Canada in January to visit Canadian Painting in the Thirties. The exhibition includes 109 paintings by artists such as Lawren S. Harris, Charles Comfort and Marc-Aurèle Fortin. Two films will be shown, one on Goya and the other on Dürer. Admission to the National Gallery is free.


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.