Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Other Venues

The Art Gallery of Ontario in June
Toronto Gerrard Tribune
05 Jun 1975

An announcement of the exhibition Canadian Painting in the Thirties, currently on view at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Organized by the National Gallery of Canada, the exhibition includes over 100 paintings created during the Depression by members of The Group of Seven and artists such as Paraskeva Clark, Edwin Holgate, Lilias Newton, John Lyman, Jack Humphrey, Emily Carr, Jean Paul Lemieux, David Milne and Goodridge Roberts.


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.