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Installing John Scott's Trans Am Apocalypse No 2

John Scott’s Trans Am Apocalypse No 2. , was no ordinary installation. This artwork presented us with one of those rare occasions when the entire Technical Services team had to work together on a single task...

Made in America 1900 - 1950 our latest photographs exhibition

Sobey Curatorial Assistant Katherine Stauble and Senior Designer Stefan Canuel talk us through Made in America 1900 – 1950 . Photographs from the National Gallery of Canada .

Designing Van Gogh

In this short video the Gallery's Senior Designer, Ellen Treciokas, takes us behind the scenes to look at how the Gallery designed 2012's summer blockbuster show.

Keith Haring's PopShop reproduced at Pop Life at the National Gallery of Canada

Why the Venice Biennale is so important for Canada

Every two years since 1895 the world has gathered in Venice to celebrate the "Olympics of the art world". In 2011, 89 countries sent official representation to the 2011 International Art Exhibition -- La...

NGC: Steven Shearer, 1900 and the 2011 Venice Biennale

Restoring Tom Thomson's The Jack Pine

Before The Jack Pine left Canada it underwent the most extensive cleaning and restoration in its history. This short, behind the scenes video, takes you through just how that restoration was done.

Preparing Matthias Stom's The Arrest of Christ, for Caravaggio and his Followers in Rome

The National Gallery of Canada's Director of Conservation and Technical Research, Stephen Gritt, takes us through his preparation of the Gallery's The Arrest of Christ by Matthias Stom in advance of our 2011...