Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Other Venues

Painting in the '30s
The Liberal
28 May 1975

An announcement of the exhibition Canadian Painting in the Thirties on view at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, with over 100 paintings done by Canadian artists during the Depression.


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.