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Imagine creating a large-scale, thematic overview exhibition of encompassing 6,500 years of work and bringing together 193 historical and contemporary artworks by 181 artists.
The story surrounding a group of pochade boxes in the Restoration and Conservation laboratory reveals the connection between a number of Canadian landscape artists and their particular way of working.
Cats, dogs of all sizes, rabbits, birds and even a horse are the unexpected subjects of a new, intriguing display of Victorian photographs.
Loss, longing and self-discovery are just some of the themes portrayed in the photographic work of the three inaugural winners of the New Generation Photography Award.
The three-dimensional drawing Untitled (50 Years Co-Op) by Shuvinai Ashoona, an Inuk artist from Cape Dorset, is the first of its kind to be included in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada.
Celebrated landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander was responsible for the National Gallery’s original landscape design in the late 1980s. Now she has taken the opportunity to reimagine a key part of the...
The exhibition B.C. Artists: The Gary Sim Donation allowed curator Katherine Stauble to shine a spotlight on a significant, recent donation by collector Gary Sim of almost 1000 publications.
For some, the period from 1925 to 1955 is an interregnum in Canadian art, a dull time punctuated only by the Automatistes and Refus global in 1948. Not so, argues Lora Senechal Carney in her new book, Canadian...
The museum guard on duty likely had no idea of the potential hazard posed by poet Arleen Paré when she visited an exhibition of sculptures by Ontario artists at the National Gallery of Canada.