Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Lectures, Films and Special Events

CBC-TV: Sunday March 9: 4:30 - 5:00 pm - Network Programme: Arts Magazine' 75
Government of Canada: Memorandum
13 Feb 1975

A memorandum from Janine Smiter of the National Gallery of Canada regarding CBC-TV?s program Arts Magazine ?75, which will feature an interview by Pat Patterson with Charles Hill on the subject of the exhibition Canadian Painting in the Thirties. The program will also include a discussion by Dr. H.H. Hubbard on Rideau Hall?s art collection.


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.