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Welcome to Virtual NGC – In these uncertain times, we are delighted to provide you with our new virtual experience, where we can all connect with the restorative and enriching power of art.
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Get to know some of the significant works in Canada’s national art collection featured in this new video series, as curators share their knowledge with us. Watch these videos, and check back often for the latest additions.
Find out more about Tom Thomson’s iconic work, The Jack Pine, with Christopher Davidson, Curatorial Assistant of Canadian Art.
Listen to Senior Curator of Contemporary Art Josée Drouin-Brisebois as she talks about Janet Cardiff's brilliant sound sculpture Forty-Part Motet.
Delve into Gustav Klimt’s fascinating Hope I with Anabelle Kienle Ponka, Associate Curator of European and American Art.
Explore Lucius R. O'Brien’s Sunrise on the Saguenay, Cape Trinity with Christopher Davidson, Curatorial Assistant of Canadian Art.
Watch Associate Curator of Indigenous Art Christine Lalonde as she talks about Annie Pootoogook’s Cape Dorset Freezer.