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May 27, 2020, 10:00 ET Reid Shier selected as curator for the Canada Pavilion at the 2022 Venice Biennale

OTTAWA, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada announced today that Reid Shier will be the curator for the Stan Douglas exhibition at the Canada Pavilion during the 59th edition of La...


Jan 29, 2020, 15:13 ET 2020 Sobey Art Award Call for Nominations Opens Today

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada announced today the call for nominations is now open for the 2020 Sobey Art Award, Canada's prestigious...


Jan 15, 2020, 06:00 ET Stan Douglas to represent Canada at La Biennale di Venezia in 2021

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada announced today that Vancouver-based artist Stan Douglas will represent Canada at the 59th Venice Biennale. Douglas is recognized as one...


Dec 04, 2019, 10:15 ET Hamilton Artists Inc. wins Lacey Prize, first award recognizing artist-run centres in Canada

National Gallery of Canada's new Lacey Prize to support grass-roots arts practice $90,000 shared with runners up Gallery Gachet in Vancouver and Untitled Art Society in Calgary OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2019...


Nov 27, 2019, 11:00 ET The National Gallery of Canada presents - Beautiful Monsters in Early European Prints and Drawings (1450-1700)

A thematic exhibition presenting some of the most iconic images of the Renaissance and Baroque, including a major work recently acquired by the Gallery Nearly 70 works produced 300 to 500 years ago...


Nov 15, 2019, 21:25 ET Stephanie Comilang wins 2019 Sobey Art Award

The 39-year-old artist, representing the Ontario region, has been awarded Canada's most prestigious contemporary art prize worth $100,000 CAD The 2019 Sobey Art Award exhibition, featuring more than...


Nov 06, 2019, 11:00 ET Àbadakone | Continuous Fire | Feu continuel - A Global Indigenous Contemporary Art Exhibition Opens at the National Gallery of Canada

Highlights: Features some of the best contemporary art in the world under one roof More than 100 works by some 70 artists, including new commissions and art performances Àbadakone is complemented by...


Oct 30, 2019, 10:00 ET The National Gallery of Canada Names Kitty Scott as Deputy Director and Chief Curator

OTTAWA, Oct. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Dr. Sasha Suda, Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada, announced today the appointment of Kitty Scott as its new Deputy Director and Chief Curator,...


Oct 09, 2019, 14:00 ET New Generation Photography Award Winners exhibition opens at the National Gallery of Canada

Work by Luther Konadu of Winnipeg, Ethan Murphy and Zinnia Naqvi of Toronto on view from October 11, 2019 to March 22, 2020 Organized by the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of...


Oct 09, 2019, 11:00 ET Hanran: 20th-Century Japanese Photography opens at the National Gallery of Canada October 11

Exhibition on view for the first time outside of Japan Highlights: The exhibition captures six decades of images that reflect the evolution of photography in Japan and the artistic and...


Oct 03, 2019, 14:00 ET 2019 Sobey Art Award exhibition opens for the first time in Western Canada

The Art Gallery of Alberta presents works created by the five finalists of one of the most prestigious art prizes in the world Returning for its 16th edition, the Sobey Art Award exhibition features...


Sep 25, 2019, 11:00 ET Àbadakone | Continuous Fire | Feu continuel

Contemporary. International. Indigenous. National Gallery of Canada November 8, 2019 – April 5, 2020 Opening event November 7, 2019, from 5 pm – 9 pm gallery.ca Facebook | Instagram | Twitter |...


Sep 18, 2019, 11:00 ET 2019 Sobey Art Award Residencies Program participants announced

International partnerships in Germany, the US and the UK support artistic exchange and excellence For its second year, the 2019 Sobey Art Award Residencies Program continues its partnerships with the ...


Sep 04, 2019, 14:09 ET This fall, let art transform you at the National Gallery of Canada

Highlights: Àbadakone / Continuous Fire / Feu continuel: contemporary international Indigenous art that will spread into the Gallery's public spaces The talent of today's young Canadian artists in...


Aug 09, 2019, 10:00 ET UN's International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples

The National Gallery of Canada affirms its continuous commitment to Indigenous art OTTAWA, Aug. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - On the occasion of the International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples, the National...


Jul 17, 2019, 14:45 ET First major exhibition of works by Canadian Impressionists to open in Munich

The National Gallery of Canada brings new exhibition Canada and Impressionism: New Horizons to the Kunsthalle München The exhibition features 121 rarely seen masterworks of Canadian art made between...


Jun 12, 2019, 10:00 ET 2019 Sobey Art Award shortlist announced: $240,000 CAD in prize money and international residencies support excellence in Canadian contemporary art

OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada are delighted to announce the five finalists for the 2019 Sobey Art Award. As one of the world's most...


May 30, 2019, 11:52 ET The Lacey Prize for Artist-Run Centres in Canada

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN $90,000 CAD in prize money awarded biennially Nomination deadline, 30 August 2019 OTTAWA, May 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada announced today the call...


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...