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May 18, 2017

Activities & Events

  • Thursday May 18, 2017
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201a

    Featured artwork for this talk: St. Jerome in Penitence by Bartolomeo Montagna

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C212

    Featured artwork for this talk: Les roches d'Étretat by Gustave Courbet

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Return of the Prodigal Son by Ossip Zadkine

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C211

    Featured artwork for this talk: Mercure et Argus by Joseph Mallord William Turner

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    I Have a Question…
    Duration : 2h
    Galleries C205, C206 and C207 / C205a, C208a, C208c and C212a

    How many questions do you have about art? You decide! Come and meet our two friendly docents in the international collection galleries to find the answers to your questions or to talk in depth about a specific artwork.

    Look for this symbol on the floor:  

  • 6:00 PM
    studio
    Workshops
    Creative Thursdays – Hands-on Photography
    Meet in the Canadian Photography Institute Galleries

    Creative Thursdays offers art techniques on selected Thursday evenings. Drop in for demonstrations by artists and experts and get creative yourself!

    Interested in photography? Join us for the first Creative Thursday of the series on 18 May 2017 as we explore techniques of framing, composition and colour with Michael Tardioli, director of education and mentorship at the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO). Then you can try out your new skills by taking some pictures in our galleries.

    Free admission. This activity is intended for beginners. Don’t forget to bring your own camera or mobile! 

  • 6:30 PM
    music
    Concerts
    Restorying Canada – Reconsidering Religion and Public Memory: An Evening of Poetry, Performance, and Painting
    Duration : 2h, 30 minutes
    Auditorium

    The national Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke, the Juno-award-winning cellist Cris Derksen, and the internationally-celebrated visual artist Kent Monkman will engage in an evening of performance and conversation that draws on poetry, music, and visual art to challenge what it means—and what it feels like—to remember the history of Canada.

    Event in English. For more information and to buy tickets, please visit the event website.

    Gallery members receive 25% off! Promotional code for this offer is RC18052017. 

  • 7:00 PM
    studio
    Workshops
    Creative Thursdays – Hands-on Photography (in French)
    Meet in the Canadian Photography Institute Galleries

    Creative Thursdays offers art techniques on selected Thursday evenings. Drop in for demonstrations by artists and experts and get creative yourself!

    Interested in photography? Join us for the first Creative Thursday of the series on 18 May 2017 as we explore techniques of framing, composition and colour with Valérie Mercier, School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO) graduate and interpreter at the National Gallery of Canada. Then you can try out your new skills by taking some pictures in our galleries.

    Free admission. This activity is intended for beginners. Don’t forget to bring your own camera or mobile! 

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