Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Lectures, Films and Special Events

Canadian Painting in the 30's: Interview, Toronto
National Gallery of Canada, Memo
08 May 1975

A memo to Charles Hill from Janine Smiter, both of the National Gallery of Canada, regarding an interview with Betty Kennedy on CFRB Radio in Toronto, on the subject of Canadian Painting in the Thirties. Details of the location and time are given.


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.