Claude Monet
Rock Needle Seen through the Porte d'Aval, Étretat,   1886
Oil on canvas
65.2 x 92.1 cm
Gift from the Marjorie and Gerald Bronfman Collection, Montreal, 2009
National Gallery of Canada

Foundation News and Press Releases

Foundation News

To update our donors on the accomplishments made possible thanks to their generous support, and to recognize their generosity, the Foundation publishes a quarterly newsletter, now named Accolade. We also contribute the Foundation's News pages in Vernissage, the Gallery’s magazine.

Accolade is distributed quarterly together with Vernissage.

Press Releases

2013

Karen Colby-Stothart appointed Chief Executive Officer National Gallery of Canada Foundation effective July 1, 2013

2010

New Collaboration Between National Gallery Of Canada And HP Canada (February 4, 2010)

2009

National Gallery decks its Great Hall with traditional tree for the Holidays
(December 8, 2009)

New partnership between the National Gallery of Canada and Carleton University
(October 29, 2009) The National Gallery of Canada Foundation announces the launch of the American Friends of the National Gallery of Canada.
(September 23, 2009)

The National Gallery of Canada and its Foundation announce the 2009-10 TD Bank Financial Group Internship Recipients
(September 9, 2009)

Philanthropists Donald and Beth Sobey make an additional gift to support National Gallery of Canada Chief Curator’s Research
(May 29, 2009)

National Gallery of Canada acquires thought-provoking Geoffrey Farmer art installation, through the generous support of the NGC Foundation’s Audain Endowment for Contemporary Canadian Art
(February 4, 2009)

2008

The National Gallery of Canada and the NGC Foundation announce the recipients of the 2008-09 TD Bank Financial Group Internships
(June 27, 2008)

Joe Fafard’s Running Horses Sculpture Inspires Patrons’ $650,000 Gift to National Gallery of Canada Foundation
(May 2, 2008)

The National Gallery of Canada unveils its top exhibitions for 2008
(March 17, 2008)

Lord Dalhousie: Patron and Collector at the National Gallery of Canada
(February 15, 2008)

2007

National Gallery Of Canada Foundation receives $2 million gift To endow Gallery’s Indigenous Art Curatorial Chair.
(December 11, 2007)

The National Gallery of Canada acquires Ron Mueck’s "A Girl"
(November 13, 2007)

The National Gallery of Canada announces the recipients of the 2007-08 TD Bank Financial Group Internships
(8 August 2007)

Renoir Landscapes set the scene for summer at the National Gallery of Canada
(6 June 2007)

83,500 Visitors for Ron Mueck at the National Gallery of Canada
(8 May 2007)

Ron Mueck’s characters are attracting crowds: More than 30,000 visitors in less than a month!
(2 April 2007)

The Staggering Lifelike Sculptures of Ron Mueck! A Canadian Exclusive Presentation at the National Gallery of Canada!
(28 February 2007)

A Rare David Milne painting acquired by the National Gallery of Canada with the help of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Canadian Art Fund
(21 February 2007)

Opening 8 June 2007: Renoir Landscapes, a Canadian exclusivity to Ottawa!
(6 February 2007)

Robert Davidson: The intersection of contemporary art and Haida tradition
(1 February 2007)

An extraordinary learning experience at the NGC, thanks to the TD Bank Financial Group Internships (30 January 2007)

Publication National Gallery of Canada Review V gets the support of the renowned Donald and Beth Sobey Chief Curator's Research Endowment
(11 January 2007)

2006

The Tradition Continues: 12,000 bulbs light up the National Gallery of Canada
(5 December 2006)

Fundraising to acquire works from the 9th Earl of Dalhousie Collection - Two Ottawa Arts Enthusiasts Donate $75,000
(29 November 2006)

Discover the Colourful Quebec of Yesteryear! Clarence Gagnon: Dreaming the Landscape
(4 October 2006)

Come Discover the Eighth Member of the Group of Seven, Edwin Holgate
(4 October 2006)

National Gallery of Canada saddened by death of former chairman Jean-Claude Delorme
(13 September 2006)

The National Gallery of Canada Foundation announces the creation of the Pratt & Whitney Canada Fund for the Publication of Vernissage
(6 September 2006)

The National Gallery of Canada Foundation receives the most important financial gift of its history
(20 June 2006)

New art acquisitions at the NGC, thanks to Joy Thomson Fund
(20 April 2006)

See Emily like never before!
(6 March 2006)

Norval Morrisseau retrospective a first for National Gallery of Canada
(1 February 2006)

2005

The National Gallery of Canada Foundation unveils its $15 million Donor Wall
(6 December 2005)

Winners of 2005-2006 Research Fellowships and TD Bank Financial Group Internships announced
(4 October 2005)

National Gallery celebrates Christopher Pratt
(28 September 2005)

Governor General unveils Donor Wall honouring 125 years of art donations to the National Gallery
(20 September 2005)

Renaissance masterpieces draw more than 125,000 visitors to the National Gallery of Canada
(8 September 2005)

National Gallery acquires rare Renaissance masterpiece by Salviati
(15 August 2005)

National Gallery of Canada shows off the best of its British drawings
(12 July 2005 )

One million dollars for the Renaissance Ball
(3 June 2005)

A donation of $125,000 to celebrate the National Gallery of Canada’s 125th anniversary
(2 June 2005)

Leonardo and Michelangelo’s genius inspires National Gallery’s Renaissance exhibition
(25 May 2005)

Be amazed by Inuit sculpture at National Gallery
(22 March 2005)

National Gallery celebrates 125 years with rare Renaissance show
(20 January 2005)

Renaissance Ball in Celebration of the Gallery's 125th Anniversary Saturday 28 May
(20 January 2005)

2004

Partnerships a top priority for National Gallery in 2003-2004
(21 December 2004)

National Gallery sends in the clowns
(23 June 2004)

Curtain rises on Picasso masterpiece
(2 June, 2004)

National Gallery of Canada’s Latest Draw: French Drawings from Canadian Collections
(20 May 2004)

$1.5M Joy Thomson Fund to help NGC
(20 April 2004)

National Gallery of Canada unveils Summer 2004 exhibition
(24 February 2004)

National Gallery of Canada Foundation launches program to acquire Emily Carr painting
(20 January 2004)

2003

The Group of Seven in Western Canada at the National Gallery of Canada from 10 October to 4 January
(8 October 2003)

A Beautiful and Gracious Manner: The Art of Parmigianino At the National Gallery of Canada from 3 October 2003 to 4 January 2004
(1 October, 2003)

Publication of the catalogue Treasures of the National Gallery of Canada
(10 September 2003)

Suzor-Coté, 1869-1937: Light and Matter
(22 January, 2003)

2002

Bartolomeo Montagna, St. Jerome in Penitence After extensive restoration, one of the treasures of the National Gallery's Renaissance collection featured in a special exhibition
(6 November 2002)

A fresh and imaginative look at the work, life and times of the artist Tom Thomson in Ottawa in Summer 2002
(18 February 2002)

American Express Foundation Expands Partnership with the National Gallery of Canada to Build Phase II of CyberMuse Online information and Education Programs
(7 January 2002)

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