They were painters, draftsmen, printmakers, illustrators and teachers, and collectively, they defined a new art movement, expressing their fascination with the unique character of the Canadian landscape.
When it comes to the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, a visit to the Gallery is not to be missed. Discover rarely seen paintings or revisit well-known favourites by this famous group of Canadian painters, carefully selected from 2,500 of their works held in the national collection. Find out how to make the most of your visit and experience the Group of Seven at its best.
Canadian and Indigenous Galleries
The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson are major highlights of the newly transformed Canadian and Indigenous Galleries, with more than 100 of their works on display. Lawren S. Harris’s North Shore, Lake Superior, A. Y. Jackson’s Terre Sauvage, Frederick Varley’s Stormy Weather, Georgian Bay, and Tom Thomson’s The Jack Pine are just a few of the masterpieces on view. Whether you choose to rent an audio guide to learn more about the artworks that catch your eye, or explore this unique presentation on your own, it will invite you to experience a new perspective on the art of this land.