Canadian Painting in the Thirties

The 1975 exhibition: Catalogue Reviews

Coffee-table Books
Homemaker's Magazine

Listing of recommended books, including Canadian Painting in the Thirties, by Charles C. Hill, National Gallery of Canada, 1974. Other books include: Stones, Bones and Skin: Ritual and Shamanic Art, The Group of Seven, The Tangled Garden, Tom Thomson, Sculpture of the Eskimo.


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.