Claude Monet
Rock Needle Seen through the Porte d'Aval, Étretat,   1886
Oil on canvas
65.2 x 92.1 cm
Gift from the Marjorie and Gerald Bronfman Collection, Montreal, 2009
National Gallery of Canada

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At the inauguration of the Legacy Circle of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation on December 9, 2009: Legacy Circle patrons Lorrie Loewen, Jill Redwood and Julie Hodgson with Marie Claire Morin, President and CEO of the Foundation.

 

Mike Sharp, Vice President, Black & McDonald

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With the lighting of the Christmas tree and welcoming the Holiday Season at the Foundation’s Annual Donor Recognition Reception on December 9, 2009 and marking the announcement of a new membership category for members of the Canadian Forces and their families: Mike Sharp, Vice President, Black & McDonald, which sponsored the Christmas tree, with Master Corporal Denis Leduc, his wife, Mandy, and their children, Erin and Timothy.

 

Celebrating the launch of The American Friends of the National Gallery of Canada and the Gallery’s Karsh at 100: Portraits of Artists exhibition at the Canadian Embassy in Washington: Marie Claire Morin, Foundation President and CEO, Thomas P. d’Aquino, Foundation Chair, and Susan d’Aquino, Michael Wilson, P.C., O.C., then Ambassador of Canada to the United States of America, Tina Alster and Paul Frazer, Secretary, The American Friends of the National Gallery of Canada, Carolyn Strauss, Counsellor, Culture and Outreach at the Embassy, and Marc Mayer, National Gallery Director and CEO.

 

Carleton U

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Marking an innovative partnership with Carleton University at the Foundation’s Circle Breakfast: Marie Claire Morin, Foundation President and CEO, and Marc Mayer, Director and CEO of the National Gallery, with Dr. Roseann O’Reilly Runte, President and Vice-Chancellor, Carleton University.

 

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At the May 28, 2009 opening of the exhibition From Raphael to Carracci: The Art of Papal Rome: David Franklin, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, and Curator of the exhibition, Marie Claire Morin, President & CEO, NGC Foundation, Tom Bogart, Executive Vice President, Sun Life Financial, Marc Mayer, Director, NGC, His Excellency Gabriele Sardo, Ambassador of Italy, Michael Timms, Vice Chairman, NGC Board of Trustees, Donald Sobey, Past Chair, NGC Board of Trustees.

 

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Michael Audain, Chair of the National Gallery’s Board of Trustees and Patron of the Audain Endowment for Contemporary Canadian Art, and Josée Drouin-Brisebois, Curator of Contemporary Art at the NGC pose inside Geoffrey Farmer’s immersive art installation, Theatre of Cruelty.

Geoffrey Farmer: Theatre of Cruelty (detail) 2008, NGC. Purchased 2008 with the generous support of the NGC Foundation's Audain Endowment for Centemporary Canadian Art of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation.

 

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Members, Supporting Friends and Donors admire Paolo Veronese’s Petrobelli Altarpiece during a special Donor Preview.

 

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At a reception celebrating the Foundation's Distinguished Patrons whose generosity allowed the creation of the On Tour Endowment Fund and supported the acquisition of Joe Fafard’s Running Horses: Thomas P. d’Aquino, NGC Foundation President and CEO Marie Claire Morin, Alyce Hamon and Joe Fafard, Hartley and Heather Richardson, NGC Director Pierre Théberge, Beth and Donald Sobey, William and Jean Teron, Michael Audain, Laurent and Claire Beaudoin, Susan d’Aquino, Yoshiko Karasawa, and Nancy Richardson.

Joe Faffard: Running Horses (detail) 2007, NGC. Purchased 2008 with the generous support of the Distinguished patrons of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation.

 

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Celebrating the generosity of Foundation Patrons Donald and Beth Sobey on May 29, 2009: Marc Mayer, National Gallery Director and CEO, Marie Claire Morin, Foundation President and CEO, Donald Sobey, David Franklin, National Gallery Deputy Director and Chief Curator, and Michael Tims, Vice Chair of the Gallery’s Board of Trustees.

 

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At the June 5, 2008 opening of The 1930s: The Making ofThe New Man”, presented by the NGC Foundation: NGC Trustee Michael Audain, NGC Foundation Board Chair Thomas P. d’Aquino, NGC Foundation President and CEO Marie Claire Morin, artist Alex Colville, NGC Director Pierre Théberge, NGC Director of National Outreach and International Relations Mayo Graham, and Exhibition Commissaire Jean Clair.

Background: Replica of The Glass Man, after the original by Franz Tschackert, 1930, mixed media. Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden

 

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During a mere nine week stay at the National Gallery of Canada in the spring of 2007, the exhibition Ron Mueck was host to an impressive 83,500 visitors who flocked to view the largest collection of Mueck’s work shown since the beginning of his career: Marie Claire Morin, President and CEO, NGC Foundation, Ron Mueck, artist, Aline Chrétien, Pierre Théberge, Director, NGC, Jonathan Shaughnessy, Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art, NGC, Anthony D’Offay, Tom d’Aquino, Chairman, NGC Board of Directors.

 

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At the February 14, 2008 preview of the exhibition Lord Dalhousie: Patron and Collector: René Villeneuve, NGC Associate Curator of Canadian Art, Marie Claire Morin, President and CEO, NGC Foundation, and patrons Louise and Harvey Glatt in front of James Pattison Cockburn’s The Falls of the Ottawa and The Bridges over the Falls, 1823, one of 17 works acquired from the 9th Earl of Dalhousie Collection with the generous support of the Glatts and of the Members and Supporting Friends of the Foundation.

 

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Mr. Donald A. Stewart, Chief Executive Officer, Sun Life Financial, the proud sponsors of Renoir Landscapes, 1865–1883, addresses the guests at the highly anticipated exhibition opening on Thursday, June 7, 2007.

 

 

Pierre Théberge, NGC Director, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, Marie Claire Morin, President and CEO of the NGC Foundation and Donald Sobey, Chairperson of the NGC Board of Trustees, in front of the Donor Wall on September 20, 2005.

 

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The Volunteers’ Circle of the National Gallery of Canada marked the Gallery’s 125th anniversary with a remarkable donation of $125,000. The funds have been allocated to support the acquisition of a painting by Francesco Salviati, Virgin and Child with an Angel, and an educational program of the Gallery: Ann Sicotte and Kathryn Mikoski, Past Co-Presidents of the National Gallery of Canada's Volunteers’ Circle, Marie Claire Morin, NGC Foundation President and CEO, and Dr. David Franklin, NGC Deputy Director and Chief Curator, NGC.

 

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Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, addressing donors and distinguished guests during the unveiling ceremony of the Donor Wall, in recognition of 125 years of donations of works of art to the Gallery, its Library and the CMCP.