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This Week

November 23 to November 29, 2014

Activities & Events

  • Sunday November 23, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A108a

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Tangled Garden by J.E.H. MacDonald

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

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Families can discover artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and use their experiences as inspiration for art making. This summer, creative projects are inspired by the exhibition Gustave Doré: Master of Imagination. Families can explore the world of fairy tales, caricatures, movement in drawing and illustration techniques.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: Soeur Saint-Alphonse by Antoine Plamondon

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

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: Dr. William Lyons by Antoine Plamondon

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

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Jack Bush Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibition Galleries

    Included with admission to the exhibition  •  Meet in the exhibition space.

    Ten-minute talks on a work or theme in the exhibition.

     

    Learn more

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Jack Bush Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibition Galleries

    Included with admission to the exhibition  •  Meet in the exhibition space.

    Ten-minute talks on a work or theme in the exhibition.

     

    Learn more

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: Soeur Saint-Alphonse by Antoine Plamondon

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

  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Biennial Spotlight Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Contemporary Art Galleries

    In English  •  Free with gallery admission.

    10-minute talks on a work in the exhibition Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014.  

    Learn more

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Biennial Spotlight Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes

    In French  •  Free with Gallery admission

    10-minute talks on a work in the exhibition Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014.  

    Learn more

  • Monday November 24, 2014
  • information
  • Tuesday November 25, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A101

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Virgin by François Baillargé

    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 A108

    Featured artwork for this talk: Rivière du nord by Tom Thomson

    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 A101a

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Woolsey Family by William Berczy

    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 A108

    Featured artwork for this talk: Rivière du nord by Tom Thomson

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

  • Wednesday November 26, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A112b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Red Currant Jelly by Mary Pratt

    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 C203

    Featured artwork for this talk: Giulio Contarini by Alessandro Vittoria

    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 Mechanic by Fernand Léger

    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 C203

    Featured artwork for this talk: Giulio Contarini by Alessandro Vittoria

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

  • Thursday November 27, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: Abraham and the Three Angels by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

    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 C214

    Featured artwork for this talk: N° 16 by Mark Rothko

    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 C205a

    Featured artwork for this talk: St. Francis and Brother Leo Meditating on Death by Domenikos (called El Greco) Theotokopoulos

    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 C214

    Featured artwork for this talk: N° 16 by Mark Rothko

    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
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Paysage à Pont-Aven by Paul Sérusier

    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
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C212a

    Featured artwork for this talk: First Class: The Meeting ... and at First Meeting Loved by Abraham Solomon

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

  • 6:00 PM
    studio
    Workshops
    Drop-in Art Activity for Adults
    Duration : 1h, 30 minutes
    Special Exhibitions Galleries
    Included with admission to the exhibition  |  Meet in the exhibition space
     
    Canadian artist Jack Bush (1909-1977), known internationally for his abstract paintings from the 1950s to the 1970s, is considered a master colorist.  We invite you to create an abstract “painting” inspired by the artist’s work, using colourful fabrics.
     

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  • 6:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Artists’ books tour in the National Gallery of Canada
    Duration : 1h
    NGC Library and Archives Reading Room

    Please join us for informal presentations by guest speakers Corinn Gerber (Director of Art Metropole, Toronto), Jonathan Shaughnessy (Associate Curator, Contemporary Art, NGC), Ming Tiampo (Associate Professor, Art History, Carleton University) and Adam Welch (Associate Curator, Modern Canadian Art, NGC) who have selected two to three artists’ books from the NGC Library and Archives collection.

    In English, with bilingual question period to follow.  The selected books will be available for consultation in the Reading Room.  

    For further information, please contact Peter Trepanier (613-990-0587)

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Paysage à Pont-Aven by Paul Sérusier

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

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Magdalen by Circle of Jörg Lederer

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

  • Friday November 28, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Martyrdom of St. Erasmus by Nicolas Poussin

    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 C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: La mort du général Wolfe by Benjamin West

    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 C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Martyrdom of St. Erasmus by Nicolas Poussin

    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 C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: La mort du général Wolfe by Benjamin West

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

  • Saturday November 29, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Families can discover artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and use their experiences as inspiration for art making. This summer, creative projects are inspired by the exhibition Gustave Doré: Master of Imagination. Families can explore the world of fairy tales, caricatures, movement in drawing and illustration techniques.

    Learn more

  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C209

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Empress Josephine by Joseph Chinard

    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 A112b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Gelée de groseilles by Mary Pratt

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

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C203

    Featured artwork for this talk: Pierantonio Bandini by Bronzino

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

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Jack Bush Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibition Galleries

    Included with admission to the exhibition  •  Meet in the exhibition space.

    Ten-minute talks on a work or theme in the exhibition.

     

    Learn more

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Jack Bush Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibition Galleries

    Included with admission to the exhibition  •  Meet in the exhibition space.

    Ten-minute talks on a work or theme in the exhibition.

     

    Learn more

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A112b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Gelée de groseilles by Mary Pratt

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

  • 2:00 PM
    film
    Films
    Film Screening
    Lecture Hall
    In English  •  Free
     
    Screening of the film West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson (2011) by Michèle Hozer and Peter Raymont.
  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Biennial Spotlight Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Contemporary Art Galleries

    In English  •  Free with gallery admission.

    10-minute talks on a work in the exhibition Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014.  

    Learn more

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Biennial Spotlight Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes

    In French  •  Free with Gallery admission

    10-minute talks on a work in the exhibition Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014.  

    Learn more

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Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM