Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Ottawa Exhibition

Canadian Painting in the Thirties
Government of Canada: Memorandum
07 Nov 1975

An internal memorandum from Janine Smiter to Charles Hill, both of the National Gallery of Canada, about delivery of a press kit.


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.