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December 6, 2016
The National Gallery of Canada launches the holiday season with the lighting of its giant tree

November 23, 2016
Alex Janvier

November 2, 2016
Jeremy Shaw wins the 2016 Sobey Art Award

October 26, 2016
Cutline: The Photography Archives of The Globe and Mail

October 26, 2016
The Intimate World of Josef Sudek

October 26, 2016
The Canadian Photography Institute inaugurates its new permanent space in the National Gallery of Canada with three striking exhibitions

October 5, 2016
The National Gallery of Canada Presents a Special Exhibition of Works by the 2016 Sobey Art Award Finalists

September 1, 2016
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755–1842)

July 14, 2016
Luce Lebart appointed Director of the Canadian Photography Institute

July 13, 2016
A major new acquisition by Charles Meynier now on view at the National Gallery of Canada

June 22, 2016
Tamayo: A Solitary Mexican Modernist

June 8, 2016
Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755–1842): The Portraitist to Marie Antoinette

June 1, 2016
Jury Selects 2016 Sobey Art Award’s Top 5 Artists

May 25, 2016
Masterpiece in Focus: The White Dress

May 18, 2016
Chris Cran, Sincerely Yours - An exhibition devoted to one of Canada’s most notable contemporary artists

May 3, 2016
National Gallery of Canada and University of Toronto Press launch an online open access Journal

April 29, 2016
Ottawa Tourism Awards 2015 - The National Gallery of Canada wins the Tourism Partnership of the Year Award

April 28, 2016
Theaster Gates to participate in second season of Contemporary Conversations

April 27, 2016
Cutline: The Photography Archives of The Globe and Mail

April 27, 2016
A treasure of the National Gallery of Canada Picasso: Man and Beast. The Vollard Suite of Prints

April 13, 2016
The Sobey Art Award’s 2016 long list of nominees unveiled

March 23, 2016
2016 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts Exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada

March 17, 2016
Kiki Smith to launch second season of Contemporary Conversations

March 9, 2016
The National Gallery of Canada’s 2016 summer exhibition program to focus on Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755–1842): The Portraitist to Marie Antoinette

February 04, 2016
Sobey Art Award 2016 - Call for Nominations

January 20, 2016
Back by popular demand, U.S. Embassy and National Gallery announce artists and dates for Contemporary Conversations 2016 season

January 20, 2016
Masterpiece in Focus: Kiki Smith and Tony Smith

January 13, 2016
Family Sundays at the National Gallery of Canada: children and their families can have fun discovering the national collection