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May 22, 2019, 11:00 ET National Gallery of Canada presents world premiere

Gauguin: Portraits The first-ever exhibition devoted to portraits by Paul Gauguin, one of the most influential and complex artists of the 19th century. This ground-breaking exhibition was organized...


May 08, 2019, 15:15 ET Canadian Artists in Venice Endowment Receives $1 Million from The Jack Weinbaum Family Foundation

VENICE, Italy, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada Foundation announced yesterday a gift of CAD $1 million from The Jack Weinbaum Family Foundation of Toronto for its Canadian Artists...


May 08, 2019, 09:15 ET Isuma represents Canada at the Biennale Arte 2019

"In today's contentious global media environment, when millions of people have been driven from their homes worldwide, Isuma media art in the UN Year of Indigenous Languages sees the forced...


Apr 17, 2019, 11:00 ET The National Gallery of Canada presents Masterpiece in Focus: Friedrich Nietzsche and the Artists of the New Weimar

A thematic exhibition on the emergence of the Nietzsche cult at the turn of the 20th century in Germany, featuring works by the most admired artists of the period, including Edvard Munch, Max...


Apr 16, 2019, 11:42 ET 2019 longlist revealed for Sobey Art Award, Canada's richest cultural prize

Twenty-five of Canada's most promising young visual artists have been selected The program represents a total commitment of more than $650,000 CAD annually to support Canadian contemporary artists...


Mar 28, 2019, 15:30 ET The National Gallery of Canada's ground breaking exhibition Canada and Impressionism launches European tour this summer

The first exhibition of works by the Canadian Impressionists will be on view in three European cities – Munich, Lausanne, and Montpellier – before opening in Ottawa in the fall of 2020 Canada and...


Mar 27, 2019, 12:00 ET Work by the eight laureates of the Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts featured in new exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada

OTTAWA, March 27, 2019 /CNW/ - #GGArts, opening March 28, 2019, features a selection of outstanding work by the 2019 laureates of the Governor General's Awards for lifetime achievement in the visual...


Mar 22, 2019, 15:15 ET Explore and recreate history with Photostories Canada, a new website created by the Canadian Photography Institute

Free online photography resource More than 800 photostories from 1955 to 1971 available to view OTTAWA, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada is...


Mar 13, 2019, 11:00 ET Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

A major influential figure in modern photography is the subject of the Gallery's newest exhibition Featuring: The largest selection of Dave Heath's work to be presented until now; Heath's original...


Jan 23, 2019, 10:54 ET 2019 Sobey Art Award: Call for Nominations

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada today launched a call for nominations for the 2019 Sobey Art Award, Canada's prestigious contemporary art...


Jan 15, 2019, 14:23 ET National Gallery of Canada bids farewell to Director and CEO Marc Mayer

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - On January 18, 2019, Marc Mayer will step down as Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada, signaling the end of a decade of leadership at the helm of the...


Dec 12, 2018, 12:20 ET New acquisition by the National Gallery of Canada enriches the collection of French Second Empire paintings

The Partie Carrée (1870) by James Tissot goes on display today OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - A new acquisition for the National Gallery of Canada goes on permanent display today. The Partie Carée...


Dec 05, 2018, 12:36 ET National Gallery of Canada Foundation salutes Gallery Director Marc Mayer and announces $3 million in gifts supporting the Gallery's national and

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Artists, collectors, museum professionals, patrons, philanthropists, as well as business, government and community leaders from across Canada are gathering this evening...


Nov 14, 2018, 19:30 ET Kapwani Kiwanga wins 2018 Sobey Art Award, Canada's most prestigious contemporary art prize

OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Kapwani Kiwanga, representing the Ontario region, is the winner of the 2018 Sobey Art Award, confirming her position as a rising star in the Canadian contemporary art...


Nov 08, 2018, 14:05 ET The National Gallery of Canada Announces New Canadian War Art Research Fellowship

Annual award is valued at up to $5,000 CAD Application deadline December 2, 2018 OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada is pleased to announce the addition of a new annual...


Nov 07, 2018, 14:00 ET "Colour and I are one. I am a painter. " - Paul Klee - New Exhibition on Paul Klee, one of the great masters of 20th century art, opens at the

First Klee exhibition in Canada since 1979 Featuring 75 works from The Metropolitan Museum of Art OTTAWA, Nov 7, 2018 /CNW/ - For the first time in almost four decades, the National Gallery of Canada ...


Oct 25, 2018, 16:00 ET A painting by Austrian painter Carl Moll to complement the National Gallery of Canada's collection of European art

OTTAWA, Oct. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada has entered into an agreement to acquire At the Lunch Table (1901), a painting by Austrian painter Carl Moll (1861–1945), to add to the...


Oct 17, 2018, 11:00 ET World premiere: First ever retrospective exhibition on the life and work of photography pioneer Oscar Gustaf Rejlander

140 works spanning the 30 + year career of the "Father of Art Photography" Never before seen paintings and photographs at centre of ground breaking exhibition OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Oscar...


Oct 10, 2018, 11:00 ET National Gallery of Canada commemorates centennial of the end of World War I with a special exhibition on Halifax harbour

Featuring work by Group of Seven's Arthur Lismer and British painter Harold Gilman For the first time, Gilman's monumental war painting presented alongside his preparatory works OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2018 ...


Oct 02, 2018, 11:00 ET Exploring our relationship to technology, to language, to bodies, to belonging, to physical space: The 2018 Sobey Art Award exhibition opens October

The 2018 Sobey Art Award exhibition features works by the five artists shortlisted for the 2018 Sobey Art Award On view from October 3, 2018 until February 10, 2019. Free with admission to National...


Sep 26, 2018, 11:00 ET Breathtaking photographs and films, immersive augmented reality experiences, cutting-edge technology: Anthropocene opens Friday in Ottawa

Groundbreaking exhibition explores human impact on the planet through large-scale photographs by Edward Burtynsky, film installations by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier and, new from the...


Sep 19, 2018, 11:19 ET Sobey Art Award launches major international residencies program, expanding its annual support for Canadian contemporary artists

Three inaugural residencies announced First winners named OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada are delighted to announce the launch of the Sobey...


Sep 12, 2018, 11:00 ET Artist collective Isuma selects curatorial team for Canada's exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia in 2019

OTTAWA, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Isuma, led by Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn, has appointed five curators to organize the collective's exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia 2019. The team of five...


Aug 30, 2018, 11:00 ET National Gallery of Canada exhibition Impressionist Treasures enjoys highest attendance in six years

Only ten days remaining to see key paintings from renowned Danish collection OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada's presentation of paintings from the world-renowned...


Aug 21, 2018, 11:00 ET A Season of Firsts at the National Gallery of Canada

Highlights include: Anthropocene, the new multimedia exhibition by Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier, launches the fall season at the Gallery Canada's first exhibition of...