Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Lectures, Films and Special Events

Galerie nationale du Canada: Causerie, conference
Le Droit
22 Feb 1975

Announcement of a lecture on Canadian Painting in the Thirties, given by Paul Dumas on March 1, 1975. Announcement of the Canadian Painting in the Thirties exhibition, on display until March 2. It includes 109 paintings by 36 Canadian painters, including Jean Paul Lemieux, Emily Carr and Paul-╔mile Borduas.


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.