Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Lectures, Films and Special Events

National Gallery of Canada: Gallery Talks, Films, Course (newspaper advertisement)
The Citizen
08 Feb 1975

An announcement of upcoming talks, films and lectures at the National Gallery of Canada. Gallery talks include ?Canadian Painting in the Thirties.? Films include Convicted, Victoria, Toronto, Canada?s Queen City, The Case of Charlie Gordon, Painters of Quebec, Painting a Province, Klee Wyck, The World of David Milne, Canadian Landscape, Paul-Émile Borduas, and Québec en silence. The lecture is titled ?Canadian Art 1930-1940.? Other talks and films are on the subjects of Puget and 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.