Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Lectures, Films and Special Events

1975-76 Concert Season: Series
The Chamber Players of Toronto: 1975-76 Concert Season
24 Jan 1976

Concert Program of ?In Praise of Canadian Painting in the Thirties? composed by Murray Adaskin and commissioned and performed by The Chamber Players of Toronto. Paraskeva Clark, Louis Muhlstock and Charles Comfort are honoured in Adaskin?s composition. Advertisements, list of players and other program notes are included.


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.