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March 26 to April 01, 2017

Activities & Events

  • Sunday March 26, 2017
  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo - Spring Gardens
    Duration : 5h
    Scotiabank Great Hall

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Sponsored by

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  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo Studio - Clay Sculpture Creations
    Duration : 5h
    Studio 1

    Join us at the Artissimo Studio, where families can have fun making art – and leave the mess behind! Each month features a new project to create and take home. Art projects are thematically linked to artworks on view at the National Gallery of Canada. 

    All materials are provided (smocks too!). Drop in and stay as long as you like. Free with Gallery admission. Ages 3 -12, adult supervision required. From 11 am to 4 pm in Studio 1. Open on Saturdays, Sundays, Statutory Holidays, Family Day and December and January Winter Break. Maximum of 55 participants at one time.

    Sponsored by 

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  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    I Have a Question…
    Duration : 2h
    Gallery C201

    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:  

  • 2:00 PM
    music
  • Tuesday March 28, 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 C202

    Featured artwork for this talk: La Vierge et l'Enfant avec saint Antoine abbé et un donateur by Hans Memling

    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 C201a

    Featured artwork for this talk: Vulcan and Aeolus by Piero di Cosimo

    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 C215

    Featured artwork for this talk: Espoir I by Gustav Klimt

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

  • Wednesday March 29, 2017
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: Nude on a Yellow Sofa by Henri Matisse

    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: Voix de feu by Barnett Newman

    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 C214

    Featured artwork for this talk: No. 29, 1950 by Jackson Pollock

    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 C213

    Featured artwork for this talk: L'Aiguille vue à travers la Porte d'Aval, Étretat by Claude Monet

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

  • Thursday March 30, 2017
  • 11:00 AM
    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.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: Souvenir de la saison d'Opéra Russe by Kees Van Dongen

    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 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.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: Souvenir de la saison d'Opéra Russe by Kees Van Dongen

    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
    Gallery C209

    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
    adult-tour
    Stimulating the Senses
    Tactile and Descriptive Tour: Jacaranda (1949) by Alexander Calder
    Duration : 1h, 30 minutes

    “I try to put all the elements in motion in my mobile sculptures.” With Jacaranda (1949), Alexander Calder has created a mobile sculpture that is both poetic and playful. Come discover this artwork, then create your own mobile in our studio.

    Space is limited. Cost: $7 (Members $6). For tickets, please contact us by phone at 613-998-8888.

  • Friday March 31, 2017
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C212a

    Featured artwork for this talk: Actaea, the Nymph of the Shore by Frederic Leighton

    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 C204

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

    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: Composition No. 12 with Blue by Piet Mondrian

    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 C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: Le pape Urbain VIII (Maffeo Barberini) by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

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

  • Saturday April 01, 2017
  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo Studio - Funtastic Wacky Painting
    Duration : 5h
    Studio 1

    Join us at the Artissimo Studio, where families can have fun making art – and leave the mess behind! Each month features a new project to create and take home. Art projects are thematically linked to artworks on view at the National Gallery of Canada.

    All materials are provided (smocks too!). Drop in and stay as long as you like. Free with Gallery admission. Ages 3 -12, adult supervision required. From 11 am to 4 pm in Studio 1. Open on Saturdays, Sundays, Statutory Holidays, Family Day and December and January Winter Break. Maximum of 55 participants at one time.

    Sponsored by 

    Learn more

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo - Cubist Pictures
    Duration : 5h
    Scotiabank Great Hall

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Sponsored by

    Learn more

  • 1:30 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:  

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