The National Gallery of Canada is one of the world's most respected art institutions, renowned for its exceptional collections, revered for its scholarship, and applauded for its unique ability to engage audiences of all ages and all levels of artistic knowledge. Created in 1880, the National Gallery of Canada is among the oldest of Canada's national cultural institutions. Its current status as a federal Crown Corporation dates from 1990, when the Museums Act was proclaimed.
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The Sobey Art Award finalists never had it so good. And neither did Alberta, birthplace of three of the five nominees.
Oct 13, 2016
In her new position, Ms. Lebart will be responsible for the Institute’s overall management, including its exhibitions and programs, physical, financial and human resources, and growth and development. She will assume her new role on August 29, 2016.
Jul 15, 2016
On Thursday May 19th the National Gallery of Canada launched a triumphal celebration to inaugurate their forty year survey exhibition of over 100 works:
May 25, 2016
Organizers emphasize that this is the first retrospective and only the second solo exhibition devoted to Vigée Le Brun in modern times (the previous was 1982 at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas).
Feb 29, 2016
Back in Saskatoon, Lanigan soon began acquiring Pre-Raphaelite art, mainly drawings. His collection is so impressive the National Gallery of Canada is showing 100 of the works, the bulk of the collection, from Oct. 9 to Jan. 3.
Sep 21, 2015
"Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014," National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Oct. 17, 2014 to March 8, 2015
A new group of ambitious Vancouver artists now reigns: Geoffrey Farmer, Althea Thauberger and Luke Parnell, who were given spacious individual rooms for this five-month exhibition of 80 works by 26 artists from across the country.
Oct 23, 2014
And the winners are....
Mar 13, 2013
The National Gallery of Canada, with its $8-million annual acquisition budget, buys a fair amount of stuff, a good chunk of it Canadian, and an increasing amount of that contemporary.
Feb 24, 2013