NOTICE – The European and American Galleries will be closed from 23 January to 29 January 2017. Learn more

This Week

January 22 to January 28, 2017

Activities & Events

  • Sunday January 22, 2017
  • 10:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Family Sundays – Art-a-Cadabra
    Duration : 6h

    On select Sundays,  kids aged 0–12 and their adults can experience the national collection through a different theme. Bring your family to create, learn and have fun.

    On 22 January, experience the national collection through illusion-themed activities.

    Adult supervision is required for participation. All activities are bilingual. Included with Gallery admission.

    Family Sunday

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  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    I Have a Question…
    Duration : 2h
    Galleries C208, C209, C210, C211 and C212

    How many questions do you have about art? You decide! Come and meet our two friendly docents in the international collection galleries to find the answers to your questions or to talk in depth about a specific artwork.

    Look for this symbol on the floor:  

  • Monday January 23, 2017
  • information
    General Information
    European and American Galleries closed

    From 23 January to 29 January 2017, the National Gallery of Canada will be staining the floors in the newly renovated Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. The floor stain contains some volatile organic compounds, (VOC). To ensure the safety and comfort of our visitors, we are temporarily closing the European and American Galleries located above the work space. While the Gallery is taking every precaution to ensure the public’s safety, visitors who are particularly sensitive to smells may wish to reschedule their visit to another time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    The European and American Galleries are scheduled to re-open on Tuesday 31 January at 10 am.

    The following exhibitions remain on view:

    • Inuit Art
    • Alex Janvier
    • Cutline: The Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail
    • Sobey Art Award
    • The Intimate World of Josef Sudek
    • PhotoLab1
    • Joseph Beuys

  • Tuesday January 24, 2017
  • information
    General Information
    European and American Galleries closed

    From 23 January to 29 January 2017, the National Gallery of Canada will be staining the floors in the newly renovated Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. The floor stain contains some volatile organic compounds, (VOC). To ensure the safety and comfort of our visitors, we are temporarily closing the European and American Galleries located above the work space. While the Gallery is taking every precaution to ensure the public’s safety, visitors who are particularly sensitive to smells may wish to reschedule their visit to another time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    The European and American Galleries are scheduled to re-open on Tuesday 31 January at 10 am.

    The following exhibitions remain on view:

    • Inuit Art
    • Alex Janvier
    • Cutline: The Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail
    • Sobey Art Award
    • The Intimate World of Josef Sudek
    • PhotoLab1
    • Joseph Beuys

  • Wednesday January 25, 2017
  • information
    General Information
    European and American Galleries closed

    From 23 January to 29 January 2017, the National Gallery of Canada will be staining the floors in the newly renovated Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. The floor stain contains some volatile organic compounds, (VOC). To ensure the safety and comfort of our visitors, we are temporarily closing the European and American Galleries located above the work space. While the Gallery is taking every precaution to ensure the public’s safety, visitors who are particularly sensitive to smells may wish to reschedule their visit to another time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    The European and American Galleries are scheduled to re-open on Tuesday 31 January at 10 am.

    The following exhibitions remain on view:

    • Inuit Art
    • Alex Janvier
    • Cutline: The Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail
    • Sobey Art Award
    • The Intimate World of Josef Sudek
    • PhotoLab1
    • Joseph Beuys

  • Thursday January 26, 2017
  • information
    General Information
    European and American Galleries closed

    From 23 January to 29 January 2017, the National Gallery of Canada will be staining the floors in the newly renovated Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. The floor stain contains some volatile organic compounds, (VOC). To ensure the safety and comfort of our visitors, we are temporarily closing the European and American Galleries located above the work space. While the Gallery is taking every precaution to ensure the public’s safety, visitors who are particularly sensitive to smells may wish to reschedule their visit to another time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    The European and American Galleries are scheduled to re-open on Tuesday 31 January at 10 am.

    The following exhibitions remain on view:

    • Inuit Art
    • Alex Janvier
    • Cutline: The Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail
    • Sobey Art Award
    • The Intimate World of Josef Sudek
    • PhotoLab1
    • Joseph Beuys

  • Friday January 27, 2017
  • information
    General Information
    European and American Galleries closed

    From 23 January to 29 January 2017, the National Gallery of Canada will be staining the floors in the newly renovated Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. The floor stain contains some volatile organic compounds, (VOC). To ensure the safety and comfort of our visitors, we are temporarily closing the European and American Galleries located above the work space. While the Gallery is taking every precaution to ensure the public’s safety, visitors who are particularly sensitive to smells may wish to reschedule their visit to another time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    The European and American Galleries are scheduled to re-open on Tuesday 31 January at 10 am.

    The following exhibitions remain on view:

    • Inuit Art
    • Alex Janvier
    • Cutline: The Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail
    • Sobey Art Award
    • The Intimate World of Josef Sudek
    • PhotoLab1
    • Joseph Beuys

  • Saturday January 28, 2017
  • information
    General Information
    European and American Galleries closed

    From 23 January to 29 January 2017, the National Gallery of Canada will be staining the floors in the newly renovated Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. The floor stain contains some volatile organic compounds, (VOC). To ensure the safety and comfort of our visitors, we are temporarily closing the European and American Galleries located above the work space. While the Gallery is taking every precaution to ensure the public’s safety, visitors who are particularly sensitive to smells may wish to reschedule their visit to another time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    The European and American Galleries are scheduled to re-open on Tuesday 31 January at 10 am.

    The following exhibitions remain on view:

    • Inuit Art
    • Alex Janvier
    • Cutline: The Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail
    • Sobey Art Award
    • The Intimate World of Josef Sudek
    • PhotoLab1
    • Joseph Beuys

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo - Jeweled Brooches
    Duration : 5h
    Scotiabank Great Hall

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Sponsored by

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  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo Studio - Watercolour Laboratory
    Duration : 5h
    Studio 1

    Join us at the Artissimo Studio, where families can have fun making art – and leave the mess behind! Each month features a new project to create and take home. Art projects are thematically linked to artworks on view at the National Gallery of Canada. 

    All materials are provided (smocks too!). Drop in and stay as long as you like. Free with Gallery admission. Ages 3 -12, adult supervision required. From 11 am to 4 pm in Studio 1. Open on Saturdays, Sundays, Statutory Holidays, Family Day and December and January Winter Break. Maximum of 55 participants at one time.

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Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM