Tours are offered during Gallery hours beginning October 3, 2017 unless otherwise indicated.
Tom Thomson, The Jack Pine, 1916–17, oil on canvas, 127.9 x 139.8 cm. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Photo: NGC
Highlights of the National Gallery of Canada
Explore masterpieces during this introductory tour of the Gallery’s extraordinary collections of art from across Canada and around the world.
Jackoposie Oopakak, Nunali, c. 1988-1989, dark green stone, antler, sinew, bone, steel, and black inlay. 113 x 73.6 x 95.4 cm. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Photo: NGC
Indigenous Art of this Land
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.
Hyacinthe Rigaud, Jean Le Juge and his Family, 1699, oil on canvas, 114.3 x 147.3 cm. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Photo: NGC
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.