10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


10 a.m. to 8 p.m.


10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Experience What's
New This Season

Take in new exhibitions, enjoy artist talks, make some art, take a tour, and so much more. 

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Events and Activities

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February is the perfect time to celebrate our fantastic members.
Feb 1, 2024 Feb 29, 2024
10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST
National Gallery of Canada
Headshot of Deanna Bowen, Rachelle Dickenson and Angela Bates
Join us for a screening of artist Deanna Bowen’s We Are From Nicodemus (2017).
Feb 22, 2024
6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. EST
Patrick Coutu
Join us as artist Patrick Coutu explores the connections between his own work in the exhibition Riopelle: Crossroads in Time.
Feb 24, 2024
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST
Special Exhibitions Galleries

Host your Event
at the Gallery

The National Gallery of Canada’s dazzling, light-filled building is the perfect setting for your next event.

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Chairs and floral arrangements laid out for a wedding in a glass-walled space.

The Scotiabank Great Hall set up for a wedding. Photo: Palm Tree Studios

On View

GGArts 2023
Until March 3rd, 2024
Lower Contemporary, Indigenous and Canadian, Upper Contemporary, European and American
SAA 2023
Until March 3rd, 2024
Upper Contemporary Galleries

National Collection

Canadian and Indigenous Art.

Indigenous and Canadian Art

In these Galleries the parallel and, at times, interrelated stories of Indigenous and Canadian art in Canada are brought together in one unforgettable display.

Louise Bourgeois, Maman, 1999, cast 2003. Bronze, stainless steel, and marble.

Inspired Words

Listen to leading authors speak about key artworks in the national collection.

Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet.

Forty-Part Motet

This sound sculpture by Canadian artist Janet Cardiff is a reworking of Spem in Alium, a piece by 16th-century English composer Thomas Tallis.


Background for CTA Sobey Art Award 2024

Nominations for the 2024 Sobey Art Award are Now Open