Activities & Events

  • Wednesday January 15, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Paul-Émile Miot: Early Photographs of Newfoundland
    Gallery A102a
    Library and Archives Canada
    In partnership with the National Gallery of Canada
     
    In 1857 Paul-Émile Miot, a French naval officer aboard the Ardent, captained by Georges-Charles Cloué, made photographs of the waters and land around Newfoundland and Labrador. Important both for their practical information and as political tools, Miot’s images also provide evocative glimpses of Newfoundland’s past.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Storytelling

    The four video installations in this exhibition, created by Althea Thauberger, Zin Taylor, Corin Sworn and Isabelle Pauwels present us with narratives that delve into the socio-political history of different locales.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Library of Fritz Brandtner
    NGC Library and Archives

    The exhibition presents a selection from the library of Fritz Brandtner(1896-1969), an accomplished artist influenced by Modernism and Expressionism.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Artists, Architects and Artisans: Canadian Art 1890–1918
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    The exhibition Artists, Architects and Artisans looks at the interaction among artists, architects and artisans, as well as critics and collectors during these fruitful years. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    New Voices from the New North
    Inuit Art Galleries

    With the assistance of independent curator Heather Campbell, the National Gallery of Canada presents outstanding artworks by Inuit artists from its collection. Ranging from sculpture to works on paper to video, the artworks are paired with commentary by diverse voices of Inuit artists, elders, youth, and other cultural and political leaders, bringing to the fore multiple perspectives on history, changes to Inuit societies, and present-day life in the new North.

    Various artists from the Canadian Arctic regions are included: Davidialuk Alasua Amittu, Luke Anguhadluq, Tony Anguhalluq, Kenojuak Ashevak, Karoo Ashevak, Kiugak Ashoona, Shuvinai Ashoona, Igloolik Isuma Productions, Elisapee Ishulutaq, Mattiusi Iyaituk, Helen Kalvak, Qavavau Manumie, Michael Massie, William Noah, Jessie Oonark, Jacoposie Oopakak, Kananginak Pootoogook, Itee Pootoogook, Pudlo Pudlat, David Ruben Piqtoukun, Nick Sikkuark and Ningeokuluk Teevee.
     
    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada.
     
    Presented in collaboration with the NAC's Northern Scene
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: Maffeo Barberini, Pope Urban VIII by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: La danseuse by Antonio Canova

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: Maffeo Barberini, Pope Urban VIII by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: La danseuse by Antonio Canova

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Thursday January 16, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Paul-Émile Miot: Early Photographs of Newfoundland
    Gallery A102a
    Library and Archives Canada
    In partnership with the National Gallery of Canada
     
    In 1857 Paul-Émile Miot, a French naval officer aboard the Ardent, captained by Georges-Charles Cloué, made photographs of the waters and land around Newfoundland and Labrador. Important both for their practical information and as political tools, Miot’s images also provide evocative glimpses of Newfoundland’s past.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Storytelling

    The four video installations in this exhibition, created by Althea Thauberger, Zin Taylor, Corin Sworn and Isabelle Pauwels present us with narratives that delve into the socio-political history of different locales.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Library of Fritz Brandtner
    NGC Library and Archives

    The exhibition presents a selection from the library of Fritz Brandtner(1896-1969), an accomplished artist influenced by Modernism and Expressionism.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Artists, Architects and Artisans: Canadian Art 1890–1918
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    The exhibition Artists, Architects and Artisans looks at the interaction among artists, architects and artisans, as well as critics and collectors during these fruitful years. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    New Voices from the New North
    Inuit Art Galleries

    With the assistance of independent curator Heather Campbell, the National Gallery of Canada presents outstanding artworks by Inuit artists from its collection. Ranging from sculpture to works on paper to video, the artworks are paired with commentary by diverse voices of Inuit artists, elders, youth, and other cultural and political leaders, bringing to the fore multiple perspectives on history, changes to Inuit societies, and present-day life in the new North.

    Various artists from the Canadian Arctic regions are included: Davidialuk Alasua Amittu, Luke Anguhadluq, Tony Anguhalluq, Kenojuak Ashevak, Karoo Ashevak, Kiugak Ashoona, Shuvinai Ashoona, Igloolik Isuma Productions, Elisapee Ishulutaq, Mattiusi Iyaituk, Helen Kalvak, Qavavau Manumie, Michael Massie, William Noah, Jessie Oonark, Jacoposie Oopakak, Kananginak Pootoogook, Itee Pootoogook, Pudlo Pudlat, David Ruben Piqtoukun, Nick Sikkuark and Ningeokuluk Teevee.
     
    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada.
     
    Presented in collaboration with the NAC's Northern Scene
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Great Hall Balcony

    Featured artwork for this talk: Ptarmigan Vase by George Paulding Farnham

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: La diseuse de bonne aventure by Simon Vouet

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: Returning to the Trenches by C.R.W. Nevinson

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: La diseuse de bonne aventure by Simon Vouet

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C203

    Featured artwork for this talk: Virgin and Child with an Angel by Francesco Salviati

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A107

    Featured artwork for this talk: Le bac, Québec by James Wilson Morrice

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A107

    Featured artwork for this talk: Le bac, Québec by James Wilson Morrice

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C203

    Featured artwork for this talk: Virgin and Child with an Angel by Francesco Salviati

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Friday January 17, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Paul-Émile Miot: Early Photographs of Newfoundland
    Gallery A102a
    Library and Archives Canada
    In partnership with the National Gallery of Canada
     
    In 1857 Paul-Émile Miot, a French naval officer aboard the Ardent, captained by Georges-Charles Cloué, made photographs of the waters and land around Newfoundland and Labrador. Important both for their practical information and as political tools, Miot’s images also provide evocative glimpses of Newfoundland’s past.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Storytelling

    The four video installations in this exhibition, created by Althea Thauberger, Zin Taylor, Corin Sworn and Isabelle Pauwels present us with narratives that delve into the socio-political history of different locales.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Library of Fritz Brandtner
    NGC Library and Archives

    The exhibition presents a selection from the library of Fritz Brandtner(1896-1969), an accomplished artist influenced by Modernism and Expressionism.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Artists, Architects and Artisans: Canadian Art 1890–1918
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    The exhibition Artists, Architects and Artisans looks at the interaction among artists, architects and artisans, as well as critics and collectors during these fruitful years. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    New Voices from the New North
    Inuit Art Galleries

    With the assistance of independent curator Heather Campbell, the National Gallery of Canada presents outstanding artworks by Inuit artists from its collection. Ranging from sculpture to works on paper to video, the artworks are paired with commentary by diverse voices of Inuit artists, elders, youth, and other cultural and political leaders, bringing to the fore multiple perspectives on history, changes to Inuit societies, and present-day life in the new North.

    Various artists from the Canadian Arctic regions are included: Davidialuk Alasua Amittu, Luke Anguhadluq, Tony Anguhalluq, Kenojuak Ashevak, Karoo Ashevak, Kiugak Ashoona, Shuvinai Ashoona, Igloolik Isuma Productions, Elisapee Ishulutaq, Mattiusi Iyaituk, Helen Kalvak, Qavavau Manumie, Michael Massie, William Noah, Jessie Oonark, Jacoposie Oopakak, Kananginak Pootoogook, Itee Pootoogook, Pudlo Pudlat, David Ruben Piqtoukun, Nick Sikkuark and Ningeokuluk Teevee.
     
    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada.
     
    Presented in collaboration with the NAC's Northern Scene
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: Proun 8 Stellungen (Proun 8 Positions) by El Lissitzky

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A109

    Featured artwork for this talk: Alice Massey by F.H. Varley

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C214

    Featured artwork for this talk: No. 29, 1950 by Jackson Pollock

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A109

    Featured artwork for this talk: Alice Massey by F.H. Varley

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:30 PM
    adult-tour
    Tours
    Adult Art Tours

    Artists, Architects and Artisans: Canadian Art 1890-1918

    This exhibition looks at the interaction among artists, architects and artisans, as well as critics and collectors during these fruitful years.

    In English.

    Ticket required: $7 + Gallery admission. Group visits available upon request.
    For tickets, please contact us by phone: 613-998-8888

     

    Learn more

  • Saturday January 18, 2014
  • event
    Exhibition
    Candice Breitz: Him + Her
    Gallery B203b and B203c

    Twenty-eight Meryl Streeps and twenty-three Jack Nicholsons appear intermittently across the fourteen  monitors and two darkened rooms that comprise South African-born, Berlin-based, artist Candice Breitz’s 2008 video installation Him + Her

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Paul-Émile Miot: Early Photographs of Newfoundland
    Gallery A102a
    Library and Archives Canada
    In partnership with the National Gallery of Canada
     
    In 1857 Paul-Émile Miot, a French naval officer aboard the Ardent, captained by Georges-Charles Cloué, made photographs of the waters and land around Newfoundland and Labrador. Important both for their practical information and as political tools, Miot’s images also provide evocative glimpses of Newfoundland’s past.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Artists, Architects and Artisans: Canadian Art 1890–1918
    Special Exhibitions Galleries

    The exhibition Artists, Architects and Artisans looks at the interaction among artists, architects and artisans, as well as critics and collectors during these fruitful years. 

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    The Library of Fritz Brandtner
    NGC Library and Archives

    The exhibition presents a selection from the library of Fritz Brandtner(1896-1969), an accomplished artist influenced by Modernism and Expressionism.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Storytelling

    The four video installations in this exhibition, created by Althea Thauberger, Zin Taylor, Corin Sworn and Isabelle Pauwels present us with narratives that delve into the socio-political history of different locales.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet
    Rideau Chapel

    The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part Motet is now back on display at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty separately-recorded choir voices are played back through 40 speakers positioned around the NGC’s Rideau Chapel.

    Learn more

  • event
    Exhibition
    New Voices from the New North
    Inuit Art Galleries

    With the assistance of independent curator Heather Campbell, the National Gallery of Canada presents outstanding artworks by Inuit artists from its collection. Ranging from sculpture to works on paper to video, the artworks are paired with commentary by diverse voices of Inuit artists, elders, youth, and other cultural and political leaders, bringing to the fore multiple perspectives on history, changes to Inuit societies, and present-day life in the new North.

    Various artists from the Canadian Arctic regions are included: Davidialuk Alasua Amittu, Luke Anguhadluq, Tony Anguhalluq, Kenojuak Ashevak, Karoo Ashevak, Kiugak Ashoona, Shuvinai Ashoona, Igloolik Isuma Productions, Elisapee Ishulutaq, Mattiusi Iyaituk, Helen Kalvak, Qavavau Manumie, Michael Massie, William Noah, Jessie Oonark, Jacoposie Oopakak, Kananginak Pootoogook, Itee Pootoogook, Pudlo Pudlat, David Ruben Piqtoukun, Nick Sikkuark and Ningeokuluk Teevee.
     
    Organized by the National Gallery of Canada.
     
    Presented in collaboration with the NAC's Northern Scene
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Meet the Experts
    Meet the Curator

    Charlie Hill, curator of Artist Architects and Artisans will tour the exhibition.

    Free with Gallery admission.

    Learn more

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Weekends and statutory holidays
    From 11 am to 4 pm

    A family art adventure located in the Garden Court. Hands-on activities. Free with museum admission.

    Learn more

  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Small Table by Pablo Picasso

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202

    Featured artwork for this talk: Christian von Conersheim et sa femme Elisabeth von Brauweiler by Barthel (le vieux) Bruyn

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Small Table by Pablo Picasso

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202

    Featured artwork for this talk: Christian von Conersheim et sa femme Elisabeth von Brauweiler by Barthel (le vieux) Bruyn

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Meet the Experts
    Meet the Curator(in French)

    Charlie Hill, curator of Artist Architects and Artisans will tour the exhibition.

    Free with Gallery admission.

    Learn more

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