A Meeting of the School Trustees

Robert Harris
A Meeting of the School Trustees (Detail), 1885
oil on canvas
102.2 x 126.5 cm
Purchased 1886
National Gallery of Canada (no. 6)

Group Tours for Adults

Discover the National Gallery of Canada's collection and exhibitions, and share your insights, on a one-hour guided tour for adults. Groups must include a minimum of 10 people.

  • Cost: 7$ + Gallery admission
  • Registration required, please call 613-990-4888 or email reservations@gallery.ca
  • Tickets on sale two months prior to visit
  • Please enquire about adaptations we can offer to make our programs accessible.

Themes Available

2016

From April to May 2016
Through the Looking Glass
Women have often been portrayed in stereotypical fashion: angel of the house, saintly wife, wily temptress… come and find out why and how.

In the permanent collection.

From Monday 2 May to Sunday 4 September 2016 
Picasso: Man and Beast. The Vollard Suite of Prints
At the height of his career, Picasso produced a series of 100 etchings and drypoints for the avant-garde art dealer Ambroise Vollard. The set is considered to be the greatest group of prints produced in the 20th century. Learn about the themes that preoccupied Picasso and how the Vollard Suite came to be.

From Monday 13 June to Sunday 11 September 2016
Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755–1842)
Considered the most important female painter of her time, Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun’s brilliant talent blossomed at an early age and she became the official portraitist of Queen Marie-Antoinette in 1778. This retrospective showcases her important body of work.

In the exhibition space.

Group reservations will be accepted starting January 2016.