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National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

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National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
PO Box 427
Station A, Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada K1N 9N4


General Admission

Adults $15
Seniors (65+) $13
Age 24 and under / Students $7
Families (2 Adults, 3 Youths) $30
Children (11 and under) Free
Members Free


Underground parking at the National Gallery of Canada is $2.75 per half hour, daily maximum $14 (or $12 for Members).

Parking is also permitted on adjacent streets.

On View

James Wilson Morrice, Canal San Nicolò, Lido, Venise

James Wilson Morrice, Canal San Nicolò, Lido, Venice, 1904, oil on canvas, 59 x 81 cm. Gift of A.K. Prakash, J.W. Morrice Collection, 2015, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Photo: NGC

Gold and Silver: Images and Illusions of the Gold Rush

Unidentified Photographer, Portrait of an Unidentified Pair of Prospectors, c. 1860. Canadian Photography Institute. NGC, Ottawa


Pablo Lopez Luz, Tijuana–San Diego County III, Frontera Mexico–USA (detail), 2014. Collection of the artist. Photo: Courtesy of Alejandro Cartagena

Nov 3, 2017 to Apr 2, 2018



The early photographs on view in Gold and Silver could be compared to virtual reality, as the technique used to create them was so advanced at the time. Learn more by visiting the exhibition, which features images – and imaginary images – from the gold rush.

Learn more

Exhibition: Gold and Silver


Events and Activities

Design a studio apron using photo transfer and fabric paint.
Feb 24, 2018 10:00 am to Feb 25, 2018 4:00 pm
Studio 1
Join Sobey Art Award winning Mi’kmaq artist Ursula Johnson for a live weaving demonstration and a kitchen-table talk.
Mar 1, 2018
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Join Emily Braun for an in-depth exploration of Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Elisabeth Lederer.
Mar 22, 2018
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm


for the 2018 Sobey Art Award
close on March 2