From 29 May to 7 September
Audioguide to the exhibition for adults and children. Some works have verbal descriptions for visitors who are blind or have visual impairments. Cost: $6.
Weekends from 11 am to 4 pm, daily in July and August
Artissimo is all about looking at art and making art. Experience the works that fill the Gallery, let your creativity run riot at the Artissimo kiosk in the Great Hall, then display your creation at the Artissimo Gallery. The Artissimo Gallery showcases, on a rotating basis, art made by children and their families at the kiosk, as well as art made by participants in workshops, camps and other programs held at the Gallery. For budding artists aged 3 and up. No registration required. Bilingual. Included with Gallery admission.
Lectures and discussion on sixteenth century art in Rome by
internationally renowned scholars.
In English or in French with simultaneous interpretation. In the Auditorium. Admission $40, Members $30. Admission to the exhibition included. Access to the Auditorium at 9:30 am. Advance ticket purchase required.
To register, call: 1-800-319-ARTS (2787)
Thursday 11 June at 6 pm
Meet Stephen Gritt, Chief of the Conservation and Restoration Laboratory at the National Gallery of Canada, as he discusses the restoration project and fascinating story behind Paolo Veronese’s Petrobelli Altarpiece. In the Lecture Hall. Free admission.
Sunday 5 July at 2 pm
A presentation of the exhibition by David Franklin, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, and Curator of the exhibition Raphael to Carracci: The Art of Papal Rome. In the Auditorium. Free admission.
Sundays 5 July and 30 August - From 3 pm – 4:30 pm
Join Musica Divina, a choral quintet, as they perform a series of 20 minute concerts in the exhibition space of Raphael to Carraci: The Art of Papal Rome. Included with exhibition admission.
Saturday 11 July 10 am to 5 pm
A one day intensive introduction to the drawing techniques of the old masters with the artist Pauline Bradshaw. Beginning and experienced artists alike will learn how to draw with accuracy and skill using many of the drawings from the Raphael to Carracci exhibition. Learn everything from fundamental techniques to creating fully rendered drawings. In the Studio. Cost: $ 100, Members $90.
Sunday 12, 19 July and 9, 23 August from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Life drawing demonstrations by artist Pamela Cockcroft-Lasserre.
In the Studio. Free admission.
Thursday 27 August at 6 pm
Ivars Taurins, Principal Baroque Conductor of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, conducting the Ontario Youth Choir. In the Great Hall. Free admission.