Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Lectures, Films and Special Events

Art History Films: Canadian Painting in the 30's
01 Apr 1975

An announcement of National Film Board art films accompanying Canadian Painting in the Thirties and other special events. Films include Varley, Paul-Émile Borduas, Lismer, Québec in Silence, Correlieu, Klee Wyck and the World of David Milne.


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.