Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Ottawa Exhibition

Invitation to the Opening of the Exhibition: Canadian Painting in the Thirties
National Gallery of Canada
30 Jan 1975

An invitation to the exhibition Canadian Painting in the Thirties at the National Gallery of Canada. Illustrated with a black and white reproduction of John Lyman?s The Card Game.


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.