Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Ottawa Exhibition

Peinture canadienne des années trente (advertisement)
Arts Canada
21 Dec 1974

Announcement of Canadian Painting in the Thirties exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada from January 31 to March 2, 1975, illustrated with Paraskeva Clark?s Self-portrait. The National Gallery of Canada is included in the list of Canadian museums presenting the exhibition. The others are the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Glenbow Alberta Institute, the Edmonton Art Gallery, the Saskatoon Gallery and the Musée d?art contemporain de Montréal.


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.