Michael Snow
Clothed Woman (In Memory of my Father) 1963
oil and lucite on canvas
152 x 386.2 cm
Purchased 1966
National Gallery of Canada

Popular Elusive Paradise: The Millennium Prize Exhibition Calls for Change in Programming

Ottawa, Canada - March 12, 2001


 « La popularité de l'exposition Paradis insaisissables. Le prix du millénaire commande des changements  
Following the large number of requests from visitors who wish to experience Janet Cardiff's Forty Part Motet sculpturally-conceived sound piece in the Elusive Paradise: The Millennium Prize exhibition, the National Gallery of Canada is pleased to announce that the work will now be accessible all day on Thursday, except 15 March and 10 May. Thanks to the cooperation of Radio-Canada, 9 of 11 previously scheduled concerts in the Radio-Canada Concerts aux beaux-arts series will move from the Rideau Chapel to the Auditorium.

Schedule of Concerts in the Auditorium at 6:30 pm (Admission: $6, Friends of the NGC $5.)

Thursday 8 March Dominique Cimon, soprano, and Jean Desmarais, piano
Thursday 22 March  Guitar duo Fortin-Léveillé
Thursday 29 March Hélène Gagné, cello
Thursday 5 April  Musica Antiqua Alleluia
Thursday 19 April  Kevin James, alto baroque and Karen Holmes, harpsichord
Thursday 26 April  The saxophone quartet, Saxart
Thursday 3 May  Minna Re Shin, piano

Schedule of Concerts in the Rideau Chapel at 6:30 pm (Admission: $6, Friends of the NGC $5.)
Note: Janet Cardiff's installation will only be on view from 10 am to 4 pm on the following days.

Thursday 15 March  Claude Régimbald, flute, and Claude Webster, piano
Thursday 10 May  Tango Nuevo Ensemble, Norteno

Elusive Paradise: The Millennium Prize is on view until Sunday 13 May. The Concerts aux beaux-arts series continues in the Rideau Chapel every Thursday at 6:30 pm, from 17 May to 7 June. A special Klimt-inspired concert, in conjunction with the Gustav Klimt: Modernism in the Making exhibition, ends the series on 17 June at 2 pm. For information and to reserve tickets call (613) 988-8888.

Joanne Charette
Director, Public Affairs
tel. (613) 990-5050
fax (613) 990-9824