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.


*Monday March 4 & 11 (March Break)

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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
March Break Programming
Plan your March Break at the Gallery with fun, art-inspired activities for all.
Mar 2, 2024 Mar 17, 2024
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST
National Gallery of Canada
In conversation with Kan Azuma.
Japanese photographer Kan Azuma discusses his work with co-curators Andrea Kunard and Euijung McGillis, and with Ming Tiampo.
Mar 2, 2024
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST
Gallery C218
People seated at tables in the Scotiabank Great Hall.
Join us in the Scotiabank Great Hall at the National Gallery of Canada as we welcome new Canadians in a ceremony organized by the Institute for Canadian...
Mar 13, 2024
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT
Scotiabank Great Hall
Geese carved on a lino block.
This workshop is inspired by works of art in the exhibition Riopelle: Crossroads in Time.
Mar 13, 2024
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT
Marc-Antoine K. Phaneuf
Join us as artist Marc-Antoine K. Phaneuf explores the connections between his own work in the exhibition Riopelle: Crossroads in Time.
Mar 16, 2024
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT
Special Exhibitions Galleries

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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

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

National Collection

Salon wall in the Canadian and Indigenous Galleries at the National Gallery of Canada.

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