Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Lectures, Films and Special Events

The Arts: Films at Gallery
Ottawa Journal
08 Feb 1975

An announcement of upcoming films to be screened at the National Gallery of Canada, in association with the exhibition Canadian Painting in the Thirties. The films include Painters of Quebec and Painting a Province, as well as films on Emily Carr, David Milne, A.Y. Jackson, Arthur Lismer, Paul-╔mile Borduas and Jean Paul Lemieux. There will also be a film on Goya.


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.