Brian Jungen, Vienna, 2003, white polypropylene plastic chairs, 125 x 850 x 130 cm. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Photo: NGC

Canadian and Indigenous Art: 1968 to Present

Explore the many themes and movements that have shaped Canada’s visual arts landscape since 1968.

Continuing the storylines from the new Canadian and Indigenous Galleries, this special exhibition invites visitors to experience more than 150 works in all media, including sculpture, painting, video art, installation, drawing and photography. From the feminist art movement of the 1970s to present-day Inuit art, the richness of the national Canadian and Indigenous contemporary art collections is on full display. Highlights include Brian Jungen’s impressive sculptures inspired by whale skeletons: Shapeshifter and Vienna.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Sunday, April 29, 2018


National Gallery of Canada
Contemporary Galleries
B101 to B109, B201 to B205
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4


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