Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Lectures, Films and Special Events

Canadian Heritage Series Guest
Oshawa Times
07 Dec 1974

A photograph showing Joan Murray, Director of the Robert MacLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Charles Hill, Assistant Curator at the National Gallery of Canada, and Ann Parker, editor of The Chronicle. The caption indicates Charles Hill?s lecture, given two days earlier, on the subject of Canadian art during the Depression.


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.