[Untitled] is a group of dynamic young professionals sharing their passion for visual art, their desire to learn more and an interest in socially connecting with peers, curators, experts and artists.
Join [Untitled] and benefit from privileged access to the National Gallery of Canada and private collections across Canada.
Explore your National Gallery through unique behind-the-scenes tours. Discover hidden treasures while appreciating how exhibitions are installed and acquisitions are made. Understand how masterpieces are brought back to life. Learn how to start an art collection. Socialize and network with like-minded art enthusiasts while enjoying food and drinks. Become an art philanthropist and support one of the world’s most renowned visual arts institutions.
As an [Untitled] member you will also receive front-of-the-line access to our popular TIFF Film Circuit series, and exclusive invitations to attend these events free of charge.
For more information about the many benefits of membership contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-998-0429.
September 11, 2018
It’s the first event of the 2018–2019 [Untitled] season. We take an exclusive tour through The Extended Moment: Fifty Years of Collecting Photographs with Interim Chief Curator, Ann Thomas.
October 24, 2018
Join us for a fantastic photo-collage workshop inspired by the famous combination prints of Oscar G. Rejlander, a photographer often referred to as “the father of art photography.” Our guest artist will guide you through the delightful process of cutting and combining photos to make new and original works of art.
November 7, 2018
Anabelle Kienle Poňka, Acting Senior Curator of European Art, guides us on an exclusive preview tour of the exhibition Paul Klee: The Berggruen Collection from The Metropolitan Museum of Art before it opens to the public!
February 20, 2019
Go behind-the-scenes! Join us for a visit of the Design Studio with Senior Designer, Ellen Treciokas, and get a sneak peek of the summer 2019 exhibition with a viewing of the maquette for the exhibition, Gauguin Portraits.
April 9, 2019
Join us for a very special visit to the Art Bank!
The Canada Council Art Bank rents artworks to public and private businesses across Canada and overseas. The Art Bank is home to the largest collection of contemporary Canadian art representing the full diversity of contemporary visual art from the past 5 decades – painting, sculpture, drawings, photographs, and prints – including works by Indigenous, culturally diverse, emerging and established Canadian artists.
19–22 APRIL 2018
[Untitled] hits the road! Join us as we travel to Montreal for a unique visit to Papier Montreal, and explore all the city has to offer.
6 MARCH 2018
Explore what it means to be an art collector as we talk all things Collecting ‘101,’ with special speakers to shed light on how to get started.
28 NOVEMBER 2017
Join us for a hand’s on experience as we take a deeper dive into the Canadian Photography Institute exhibition.
3 OCTOBER 2017
[Untitled] takes you behind the scenes of the Canadian Biennale 2017.
30 AUGUST 2017
Join us for our first [Untitled] event of the 2017-2018 season, as we explore our special summer presentation: Our Masterpieces, Our stories.
11 APRIL 2017
Dinner and Debate
Join us in the Library and Archives of the National Gallery of Canada for dinner and lively debate between Jonathan Shaughnessy, Associate Curator, Contemporary Art and Anabelle Kienle-Poñka, Associate Curator, European and American Art.
8 MARCH 2017
Behind the Scenes Tour of the Technical Services department
Join us for an exclusive look at the inner workings of the National Gallery of Canada as we take a tour of rarely seen areas and learn how the Gallery receives artwork and prepares exhibitions with Chief of Technical Services, Jean-François Castonguay.
29 OCTOBER 2016
Mark your calendars now for a special visit to Art Toronto!
Marc Mayer, Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada, will give us an exclusive tour of this art fair. Founded in 2000, Art Toronto is one of the most important annual art events in Canada.
1 OCTOBER 2016
Art and Breakfast
Come spend the morning with us! Join us for a light breakfast followed by an exclusive tour led by our Education staff, during which we will explore strategies for looking at art.
31 AUGUST 2016
Join us as we kick off the season with a visit of Vigée Le Brun!
You are cordially invited to attend a private tour of the exhibition Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun with Paul Lang, Deputy Director and Chief Curator as well as co-curator of the exhibition. Explore the life and work of this celebrated 18th-century French portraitist, one of the most important female artists of all time.
18 MAY 2016
Artist Chris Cran gives us a special tour and preview of his exhibition, Chris Cran, Sincerely Yours, before it opens to the public!
30 MARCH 2016
Join us for a special [Untitled] event in partnership with the U.S. Mission in Canada’s Contemporary Conversations and the Art in Embassies program. We will take an exclusive tour of the Kiki Smith and Tony Smith: Masterpiece in Focus exhibition with Rhiannon Vogl, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, and artist Kiki Smith.
1 DECEMBER 2015
Library after Dark
Join us in the Library of the NGC for an intimate presentation about the globalization of Contemporary art by Marc Mayer, Director and CEO. A light supper will be served in this beautiful and rarely seen space, where you will be amazed by the view of Roxy Paine’s One Hundred Foot Line and the surrounding landscape at night.
23 FEBRUARY 2016
Behind the Scenes
Go behind the scenes and visit the Contemporary Art vaults with Jonathan Shaughnessy, Associate Curator.
22 SEPTEMBER 2015
Secret Lives’ with Stephen Gritt
Stephen Gritt, Director of Conservation and Technical Research, will take us through the collection stopping to speak about three different works of art. As we visit these works in the European, Canadian and Contemporary galleries we will learn about the ins and outs of restoration and conservation and the Secret lives of a few of our national treasures.
12 FEBRUARY 2015
Go inside the Prints and Drawings vaults!
Join Sonia Del Re, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, as she takes us on a special tour of an area where only a few have access: the Prints and Drawings vaults. We’ll tour the stunning collection of the National Gallery’s works on paper.
2 DECEMBER 2014
Director Marc Mayer gives us a tour of the Jack Bush exhibition.
After the Gallery is closed to the public, we will get an all-access tour of the Jack Bush exhibition with Marc Mayer, Director of the NGC and curator of the show. We will follow-up with lively discussion and fantastic food!
14 OCTOBER 2014
Join us as we celebrate all things contemporary and Canadian!
First, artist Geoffrey Farmer will give us a once-in-a-lifetime, behind-the-scenes look at his installation Leaves of Grass in the 2014 Canadian Biennial exhibition. We will join the artist and his installation team for a preview of this award-winning work to learn what goes into installing this amazing piece. We will follow-up with the best in Canadian contemporary cuisine and a special theme cocktail.