Discover the National Gallery of Canada's collection and special exhibitions during one-hour guided tours for adults.
Explore masterpieces during this introductory tour of the Gallery’s extraordinary collections of art from across Canada and around the world.
Explore First Nations, Métis and Inuit artworks from an Indigenous perspective. Participants will be introduced to historic and contemporary pieces representing a diversity of art forms, practices and mediums.
In the Canadian and Indigenous Galleries and the Contemporary Galleries.
From January 2, 2018 to April 29, 2018
Learn about the impact of foreign styles and the importance of Canadian innovation on art in Canada. Discover artists from across the centuries who have adapted outside influences and invented styles and approaches all their own.
In the Canadian and Indigenous Galleries.
This visit will look at the theme of family across nations, eras and styles. It considers the representation of the figures and their relationships to each other, to the artist and to their surroundings.
In the European Galleries.
From October 24, 2017 to March 18, 2018
James Wilson Morrice was an acclaimed innovator of Canadian modern painting. Explore the story of one of Canada’s most beloved painters, brought to life in works done during Morrice’s travels in France, Italy, Canada, North Africa and the Caribbean.
In C218 and C213.
From October 31, 2017 to March 18, 2018
Explore how contemporary artists are responding to the world around them in this exhibition featuring the latest in Canadian and international art. Migration, globalization and identity are explored through a range of media.
In the Special Exhibition Galleries.
From November 14, 2017 to April 2, 2018
Learn about the historical and cultural significance of photography and examine notions of boundaries and identity while visiting two exhibitions: Gold & Silver and Frontera.
In the Canadian Photography Institute Galleries.