9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.


9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Audio Tour

Listen to artist Shelley Niro speak about her work throughout the exhibition in this 14-stop audio tour.

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Events and Activities

Colourful glass beads
Learn and create in this interactive zone linked to Radical Stitch.
May 17, 2024 Sep 30, 2024
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT
Ground Level
A man discusses an artwork with a group of adults.
30 minutes, one theme, three artworks: discover new-to-you spaces and artists with 3 to See, a selection of three artworks connected by one theme.
Jul 25, 2024
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EDT
Scotiabank Great Hall
Two performers on stage.
Watch a Haudenosaunee creation story come to life in this theatrical performance.
Jul 27, 2024
11:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. EDT
Scotiabank Great Hall

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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2024 Sobey 
Art Award

Discover the shortlisted artists

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Colourful square pattern matching the 2024 Sobey Art Prize branding.
Canada Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition.

Around the World

Kapwani Kiwanga

at the 60th International Art Exhibition—La Biennale di Venezia 2024

With Trinket, Kiwanga transforms the Canada Pavilion by way of a site-specific sculptural installation.

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The Gallery’s collection

Janet Cardiff, Forty-Part Motet, 2001, 40-track audio installation, installation dimensions variable.

Forty-Part Motet

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

Marianne Nicolson, The Harbinger of Catastrophe, 2017. Glass, wood, shell, halogen bulb and electrical components.

New on View

Each year, hundreds of works from the national collection are presented in a wide range of installations and special exhibitions, some of which are showcased here.

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

Inspired Words

Listen to leading authors speak about key artworks in the Gallery's collection.


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