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Activities & Events

  • Sunday June 22, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Fischli & Weiss: The Way Things Go
    Gallery B106

    The NGC presents The Way Things Go (1987). Drawing crowds wherever it has been exhibited, the highly acclaimed 30-minute recording of a spectacular chain reaction of household and industrial objects was created by the Swiss artists Peter Fischli and the late David Weiss. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Gustave Doré (1832–1883): Master of Imagination
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    Draftsman, painter and sculptor, Gustave Doré is arguably the most renowned illustrator of all time. 

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Musée d’Orsay.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2014
    Gallery B101 and B109

    Since 2000, the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts have added a prestigious yet very human dimension to the history of visual and media arts in Canada.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Arctic Images from the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    From the times of early exploration, the Arctic has excited the European imagination. Inspired by its land and people, artists have rendered the Arctic as a desolate region of austere and sublime beauty where stolid icebergs float in empty grey seas, and barren mountains rise imperiously from icy waters. Photography added exponentially to this cultural cache of imagery. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    ...from the Transit Bar
    Galleries B102

    Vera Frenkel’s …from the Transit Bar is a seminal work of Canadian contemporary art, comprising video, sculpture, architecture, readymade material and a fully functioning bar. 

    This summer, viewers are invited to experience this remarkable space out of time and place, and to sit and share their own stories while ordering a drink …from the Transit Bar.

    Hours
    Wednesday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Thursday from noon to 7:30 pm
    Friday to Sunday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday

    Menu
    Vodka  (Stolichnaya)
    Whiskey  (Cutty Sark)
    Perrier
    Dasani Water
    Orange Juice
    Soft Drinks
    Chips

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Les fleurs du mal by Charles Baudelaire, illustrations by Emile Bernard
    NGC Library and Archives

    Les Fleurs du Mal, the most famous work of the poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), is brought to life by the vivid woodcut illustrations made by artist Émile Bernard (1868-1941).

    Learn more

  • 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 C201

    Featured artwork for this talk: St. Catherine of Alexandria by Simone Martini

    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 C024

    Featured artwork for this talk: La Madeleine repentante by Paolo (dit Véronèse) Caliari

    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 C201

    Featured artwork for this talk: St. Catherine of Alexandria by Simone Martini

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

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C024

    Featured artwork for this talk: La Madeleine repentante by Paolo (dit Véronèse) Caliari

    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
    Gustave Doré Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Gustave Doré Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • Monday June 23, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Gustave Doré (1832–1883): Master of Imagination
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    Draftsman, painter and sculptor, Gustave Doré is arguably the most renowned illustrator of all time. 

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Musée d’Orsay.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2014
    Gallery B101 and B109

    Since 2000, the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts have added a prestigious yet very human dimension to the history of visual and media arts in Canada.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Arctic Images from the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    From the times of early exploration, the Arctic has excited the European imagination. Inspired by its land and people, artists have rendered the Arctic as a desolate region of austere and sublime beauty where stolid icebergs float in empty grey seas, and barren mountains rise imperiously from icy waters. Photography added exponentially to this cultural cache of imagery. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    ...from the Transit Bar
    Galleries B102

    Vera Frenkel’s …from the Transit Bar is a seminal work of Canadian contemporary art, comprising video, sculpture, architecture, readymade material and a fully functioning bar. 

    This summer, viewers are invited to experience this remarkable space out of time and place, and to sit and share their own stories while ordering a drink …from the Transit Bar.

    Hours
    Wednesday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Thursday from noon to 7:30 pm
    Friday to Sunday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday

    Menu
    Vodka  (Stolichnaya)
    Whiskey  (Cutty Sark)
    Perrier
    Dasani Water
    Orange Juice
    Soft Drinks
    Chips

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Fischli & Weiss: The Way Things Go
    Gallery B106

    The NGC presents The Way Things Go (1987). Drawing crowds wherever it has been exhibited, the highly acclaimed 30-minute recording of a spectacular chain reaction of household and industrial objects was created by the Swiss artists Peter Fischli and the late David Weiss. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Les fleurs du mal by Charles Baudelaire, illustrations by Emile Bernard
    NGC Library and Archives

    Les Fleurs du Mal, the most famous work of the poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), is brought to life by the vivid woodcut illustrations made by artist Émile Bernard (1868-1941).

    Learn more

  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: Jupiter and Europa by Guido Reni

    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 A111a

    Featured artwork for this talk: Jardin de givre by Jean McEwen

    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 A112b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Child and Dog by Alex Colville

    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 A111a

    Featured artwork for this talk: Jardin de givre by Jean McEwen

    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
    Gustave Doré Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Gustave Doré Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • Tuesday June 24, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Gustave Doré (1832–1883): Master of Imagination
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    Draftsman, painter and sculptor, Gustave Doré is arguably the most renowned illustrator of all time. 

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Musée d’Orsay.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2014
    Gallery B101 and B109

    Since 2000, the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts have added a prestigious yet very human dimension to the history of visual and media arts in Canada.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    ...from the Transit Bar
    Galleries B102

    Vera Frenkel’s …from the Transit Bar is a seminal work of Canadian contemporary art, comprising video, sculpture, architecture, readymade material and a fully functioning bar. 

    This summer, viewers are invited to experience this remarkable space out of time and place, and to sit and share their own stories while ordering a drink …from the Transit Bar.

    Hours
    Wednesday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Thursday from noon to 7:30 pm
    Friday to Sunday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday

    Menu
    Vodka  (Stolichnaya)
    Whiskey  (Cutty Sark)
    Perrier
    Dasani Water
    Orange Juice
    Soft Drinks
    Chips

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Fischli & Weiss: The Way Things Go
    Gallery B106

    The NGC presents The Way Things Go (1987). Drawing crowds wherever it has been exhibited, the highly acclaimed 30-minute recording of a spectacular chain reaction of household and industrial objects was created by the Swiss artists Peter Fischli and the late David Weiss. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Les fleurs du mal by Charles Baudelaire, illustrations by Emile Bernard
    NGC Library and Archives

    Les Fleurs du Mal, the most famous work of the poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), is brought to life by the vivid woodcut illustrations made by artist Émile Bernard (1868-1941).

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Arctic Images from the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    From the times of early exploration, the Arctic has excited the European imagination. Inspired by its land and people, artists have rendered the Arctic as a desolate region of austere and sublime beauty where stolid icebergs float in empty grey seas, and barren mountains rise imperiously from icy waters. Photography added exponentially to this cultural cache of imagery. 

    Learn more

  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: Josephte Ourné by Joseph Légaré

    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 C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: Femme au chapeau à fleurs by Pablo Picasso

    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 A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: Josephte Ourné by Joseph Légaré

    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 C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: Femme au chapeau à fleurs by Pablo Picasso

    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
    Gustave Doré Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Gustave Doré Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • Wednesday June 25, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Gustave Doré (1832–1883): Master of Imagination
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    Draftsman, painter and sculptor, Gustave Doré is arguably the most renowned illustrator of all time. 

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Musée d’Orsay.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2014
    Gallery B101 and B109

    Since 2000, the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts have added a prestigious yet very human dimension to the history of visual and media arts in Canada.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    ...from the Transit Bar
    Galleries B102

    Vera Frenkel’s …from the Transit Bar is a seminal work of Canadian contemporary art, comprising video, sculpture, architecture, readymade material and a fully functioning bar. 

    This summer, viewers are invited to experience this remarkable space out of time and place, and to sit and share their own stories while ordering a drink …from the Transit Bar.

    Hours
    Wednesday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Thursday from noon to 7:30 pm
    Friday to Sunday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday

    Menu
    Vodka  (Stolichnaya)
    Whiskey  (Cutty Sark)
    Perrier
    Dasani Water
    Orange Juice
    Soft Drinks
    Chips

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Fischli & Weiss: The Way Things Go
    Gallery B106

    The NGC presents The Way Things Go (1987). Drawing crowds wherever it has been exhibited, the highly acclaimed 30-minute recording of a spectacular chain reaction of household and industrial objects was created by the Swiss artists Peter Fischli and the late David Weiss. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Les fleurs du mal by Charles Baudelaire, illustrations by Emile Bernard
    NGC Library and Archives

    Les Fleurs du Mal, the most famous work of the poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), is brought to life by the vivid woodcut illustrations made by artist Émile Bernard (1868-1941).

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Arctic Images from the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    From the times of early exploration, the Arctic has excited the European imagination. Inspired by its land and people, artists have rendered the Arctic as a desolate region of austere and sublime beauty where stolid icebergs float in empty grey seas, and barren mountains rise imperiously from icy waters. Photography added exponentially to this cultural cache of imagery. 

    Learn more

  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Entrance to the Canadian galleries

    Featured artwork for this talk: Supernatural Eye by Robert Davidson

    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 C205a

    Featured artwork for this talk: Henry Wentworth Monk by William Holman Hunt

    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: Rock Drill by Jacob Epstein

    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 C205a

    Featured artwork for this talk: Henry Wentworth Monk by William Holman Hunt

    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
    Gustave Doré Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Gustave Doré Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • Thursday June 26, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Gustave Doré (1832–1883): Master of Imagination
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    Draftsman, painter and sculptor, Gustave Doré is arguably the most renowned illustrator of all time. 

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Musée d’Orsay.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2014
    Gallery B101 and B109

    Since 2000, the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts have added a prestigious yet very human dimension to the history of visual and media arts in Canada.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    ...from the Transit Bar
    Galleries B102

    Vera Frenkel’s …from the Transit Bar is a seminal work of Canadian contemporary art, comprising video, sculpture, architecture, readymade material and a fully functioning bar. 

    This summer, viewers are invited to experience this remarkable space out of time and place, and to sit and share their own stories while ordering a drink …from the Transit Bar.

    Hours
    Wednesday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Thursday from noon to 7:30 pm
    Friday to Sunday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday

    Menu
    Vodka  (Stolichnaya)
    Whiskey  (Cutty Sark)
    Perrier
    Dasani Water
    Orange Juice
    Soft Drinks
    Chips

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Les fleurs du mal by Charles Baudelaire, illustrations by Emile Bernard
    NGC Library and Archives

    Les Fleurs du Mal, the most famous work of the poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), is brought to life by the vivid woodcut illustrations made by artist Émile Bernard (1868-1941).

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Arctic Images from the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    From the times of early exploration, the Arctic has excited the European imagination. Inspired by its land and people, artists have rendered the Arctic as a desolate region of austere and sublime beauty where stolid icebergs float in empty grey seas, and barren mountains rise imperiously from icy waters. Photography added exponentially to this cultural cache of imagery. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Fischli & Weiss: The Way Things Go
    Gallery B106

    The NGC presents The Way Things Go (1987). Drawing crowds wherever it has been exhibited, the highly acclaimed 30-minute recording of a spectacular chain reaction of household and industrial objects was created by the Swiss artists Peter Fischli and the late David Weiss. 

    Learn more

  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C214

    Featured artwork for this talk: Voice of Fire by Barnett Newman

    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 A109

    Featured artwork for this talk: Paysage à Hochelaga by Marc-Aurèle Fortin

    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 C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West

    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 A109

    Featured artwork for this talk: Paysage à Hochelaga by Marc-Aurèle Fortin

    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
    Gustave Doré Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Gustave Doré Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C211

    Featured artwork for this talk: Le pont de Narni by Camille Corot

    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 A110

    Featured artwork for this talk: Cold Window by Pegi Nicol MacLeod

    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
    adult-tour
    Stimulating the Senses
    Tactile and Descriptive Tour: Julie by Berthe Morisot
    Duration : 1h, 30 minutes

    Come and find out who was Julie, then create a bust out of clay.

    Ticket required.  Group visits available upon request. Space is limited.
    Cost: $7 (Members $6).
    For tickets, please contact us by phone: 613-998-8888.

    Learn more

  • 6:00 PM
    film
    Films
    Film Series - Lost in La Mancha
    Duration : 1h, 33 minutes
    Lecture Hall

    Free admission  •  Rating: R  •  Language: English

    Explore Gustave Doré’s influence on filmmakers every Thursday at 6 pm and Sunday at 2 pm from 26 June to 21 August.

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C211

    Featured artwork for this talk: Le pont de Narni by Camille Corot

    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 A107

    Featured artwork for this talk: Alcove by David B. Milne

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

  • Friday June 27, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Gustave Doré (1832–1883): Master of Imagination
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    Draftsman, painter and sculptor, Gustave Doré is arguably the most renowned illustrator of all time. 

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Musée d’Orsay.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2014
    Gallery B101 and B109

    Since 2000, the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts have added a prestigious yet very human dimension to the history of visual and media arts in Canada.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    ...from the Transit Bar
    Galleries B102

    Vera Frenkel’s …from the Transit Bar is a seminal work of Canadian contemporary art, comprising video, sculpture, architecture, readymade material and a fully functioning bar. 

    This summer, viewers are invited to experience this remarkable space out of time and place, and to sit and share their own stories while ordering a drink …from the Transit Bar.

    Hours
    Wednesday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Thursday from noon to 7:30 pm
    Friday to Sunday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday

    Menu
    Vodka  (Stolichnaya)
    Whiskey  (Cutty Sark)
    Perrier
    Dasani Water
    Orange Juice
    Soft Drinks
    Chips

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine and The West Wind
    Masterpiece in Focus
    Gallery C218

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Ontario.

    The two large canvases on display in Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine and The West Wind were painted during Tom Thomson's last winter. Now iconic images, the paintings seem to represent the grandeur and beauty of a uniquely Canadian environment.

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  • event
    Exhibition
    Les fleurs du mal by Charles Baudelaire, illustrations by Emile Bernard
    NGC Library and Archives

    Les Fleurs du Mal, the most famous work of the poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), is brought to life by the vivid woodcut illustrations made by artist Émile Bernard (1868-1941).

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  • event
    Exhibition
    The Great War: The Persuasive Power of Photography
    Prints, Drawings and Photographs Galleries

    This exhibition brings together a diverse and remarkable selection of photographs drawn from national and international collections in an effort to illustrate the many important roles that photography played during the war.

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada with the generous collaboration of the Archive of Modern Conflict, London; Archive of Modern Conflict, Toronto; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia; Canadian War Museum, Ottawa; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa; Neil David MacDonald; Musée de l’Armée, Paris; Ryerson Image Centre, Ryerson University, Toronto; The William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections, McMaster University Library; Wilson Centre for Photography, London

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  • event
    Exhibition
    Arctic Images from the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    From the times of early exploration, the Arctic has excited the European imagination. Inspired by its land and people, artists have rendered the Arctic as a desolate region of austere and sublime beauty where stolid icebergs float in empty grey seas, and barren mountains rise imperiously from icy waters. Photography added exponentially to this cultural cache of imagery. 

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  • event
    Exhibition
    Fischli & Weiss: The Way Things Go
    Gallery B106

    The NGC presents The Way Things Go (1987). Drawing crowds wherever it has been exhibited, the highly acclaimed 30-minute recording of a spectacular chain reaction of household and industrial objects was created by the Swiss artists Peter Fischli and the late David Weiss. 

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  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A105a

    Featured artwork for this talk: Hunters Returning with their Spoil by Henri Sandham

    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 A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: L'auberge du Cheval blanc au clair de lune by Cornelius Krieghoff

    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 A105a

    Featured artwork for this talk: Hunters Returning with their Spoil by Henri Sandham

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

  • 12:15 PM
    talk
    Meet the Experts
    Meet the Curator: Ann Thomas
    Prints, Drawings and Photographs Galleries
    Visit The Great War: The Persuasive Power of Photography with Ann Thomas, Curator, Photographs Collection.
     
    In English with bilingual question period.
     

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  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: L'auberge du Cheval blanc au clair de lune by Cornelius Krieghoff

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

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Meet the Experts
    Meet the Curator(in French): Ann Thomas
    Prints, Drawings and Photographs Galleries

    Visit The Great War: The Persuasive Power of Photography with Ann Thomas, Curator, Photographs Collection.

    In French with bilingual question period.

    Learn more

  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Gustave Doré Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

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

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

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  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Gustave Doré Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

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

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

     

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  • Saturday June 28, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Gustave Doré (1832–1883): Master of Imagination
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    Draftsman, painter and sculptor, Gustave Doré is arguably the most renowned illustrator of all time. 

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Musée d’Orsay.

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  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

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  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

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  • event
    Exhibition
    The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2014
    Gallery B101 and B109

    Since 2000, the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts have added a prestigious yet very human dimension to the history of visual and media arts in Canada.

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  • event
    Exhibition
    Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine and The West Wind
    Masterpiece in Focus
    Gallery C218

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Ontario.

    The two large canvases on display in Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine and The West Wind were painted during Tom Thomson's last winter. Now iconic images, the paintings seem to represent the grandeur and beauty of a uniquely Canadian environment.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    ...from the Transit Bar
    Galleries B102

    Vera Frenkel’s …from the Transit Bar is a seminal work of Canadian contemporary art, comprising video, sculpture, architecture, readymade material and a fully functioning bar. 

    This summer, viewers are invited to experience this remarkable space out of time and place, and to sit and share their own stories while ordering a drink …from the Transit Bar.

    Hours
    Wednesday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Thursday from noon to 7:30 pm
    Friday to Sunday from noon to 4:30 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday

    Menu
    Vodka  (Stolichnaya)
    Whiskey  (Cutty Sark)
    Perrier
    Dasani Water
    Orange Juice
    Soft Drinks
    Chips

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Great War: The Persuasive Power of Photography
    Prints, Drawings and Photographs Galleries

    This exhibition brings together a diverse and remarkable selection of photographs drawn from national and international collections in an effort to illustrate the many important roles that photography played during the war.

    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada with the generous collaboration of the Archive of Modern Conflict, London; Archive of Modern Conflict, Toronto; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia; Canadian War Museum, Ottawa; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa; Neil David MacDonald; Musée de l’Armée, Paris; Ryerson Image Centre, Ryerson University, Toronto; The William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections, McMaster University Library; Wilson Centre for Photography, London

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Les fleurs du mal by Charles Baudelaire, illustrations by Emile Bernard
    NGC Library and Archives

    Les Fleurs du Mal, the most famous work of the poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), is brought to life by the vivid woodcut illustrations made by artist Émile Bernard (1868-1941).

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Arctic Images from the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    From the times of early exploration, the Arctic has excited the European imagination. Inspired by its land and people, artists have rendered the Arctic as a desolate region of austere and sublime beauty where stolid icebergs float in empty grey seas, and barren mountains rise imperiously from icy waters. Photography added exponentially to this cultural cache of imagery. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Fischli & Weiss: The Way Things Go
    Gallery B106

    The NGC presents The Way Things Go (1987). Drawing crowds wherever it has been exhibited, the highly acclaimed 30-minute recording of a spectacular chain reaction of household and industrial objects was created by the Swiss artists Peter Fischli and the late David Weiss. 

    Learn more

  • 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.

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  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201

    Featured artwork for this talk: St. Catherine of Alexandria by Simone Martini

    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 C205

    Featured artwork for this talk: Un sermon dans la vieille église de Delft by Emanuel de Witte

    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 C215

    Featured artwork for this talk: Iris by Vincent van Gogh

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

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C205

    Featured artwork for this talk: Un sermon dans la vieille église de Delft by Emanuel de

    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
    Gustave Doré Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

  • 2:00 PM
    lecture
    Lectures
    Soldier Photographers at the Centre of the Great War by Anthony Petiteau
    Lecture Hall
    Free  •  In the Lecure Hall  •  In French with simultaneous translation and bilingual question period

    For the first time in history, a conflict is widely photographed by the soldiers themselves. Their pictures raise questions about the photographers’ motivations, the conditions under which the photos were taken and the image of war they convey.

    Anthony Petiteau is responsible for the photographic collections at the Musée de l’Armée (Paris, France).

     

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  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Gustave Doré Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibitions 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

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