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This Week

November 16 to November 22, 2014

Activities & Events

  • Sunday November 16, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Families can discover artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and use their experiences as inspiration for art making. This summer, creative projects are inspired by the exhibition Gustave Doré: Master of Imagination. Families can explore the world of fairy tales, caricatures, movement in drawing and illustration techniques.

    Learn more

  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: Dancer by Antonio Canova

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C207

    Featured artwork for this talk: L'église S. Maria della Salute, Venise by Francesco Guardi

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: Dancer by Antonio Canova

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Jack Bush Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibition Galleries

    Included with admission to the exhibition  •  Meet in the exhibition space.

    Ten-minute talks on a work or theme in the exhibition.

     

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  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Jack Bush Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibition Galleries

    Included with admission to the exhibition  •  Meet in the exhibition space.

    Ten-minute talks on a work or theme in the exhibition.

     

    Learn more

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C207

    Featured artwork for this talk: L'église S. Maria della Salute, Venise by Francesco Guardi

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 2:00 PM
    film
    Films
    Jack Bush (1979 documentary)
    Duration : 1h
    Lecture Hall

    In English  |  Free

    A screening of the 1979 documentary Jack Bush directed by Murray Battle and produced by Rudy Buttignol
    Cinema Productions produced this documentary for the NFB, English Program, Ontario Centre.
    Jack Bush (1909-1977) is a Canadian artist well-known on the international scene for his colorful abstract paintings from the 1950s to the 1970s.
     

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  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Biennial Spotlight Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Contemporary Art Galleries

    In English  •  Free with gallery admission.

    10-minute talks on a work in the exhibition Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014.  

    Learn more

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Biennial Spotlight Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes

    In French  •  Free with Gallery admission

    10-minute talks on a work in the exhibition Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014.  

    Learn more

  • 3:00 PM
    music
    Concerts
    Music in the Galleries
    Special Exhibition Galleries

    Trombonist Peter Turner’s six-piece jazz group will perform Dixieland and swing favourites.

    In conjunction with the Jack Bush retrospective exhibition (12 November 2014 – 22 February 2015)

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  • Monday November 17, 2014
  • information
  • Tuesday November 18, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A105a

    Featured artwork for this talk: Hunters Returning with their Spoil by Henri Sandham

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Dominick Daly O'Meara by Théophile Hamel

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A105a

    Featured artwork for this talk: Hunters Returning with their Spoil by Henri Sandham

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Dominick Daly O'Meara by Théophile Hamel

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Wednesday November 19, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A112b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Kitchen Door and Esther by Christiane Pflug

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C203

    Featured artwork for this talk: Pierantonio Bandini by Bronzino

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A107

    Featured artwork for this talk: Alcove by David B. Milne

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C203

    Featured artwork for this talk: Pierantonio Bandini by Bronzino

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Thursday November 20, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C205

    Featured artwork for this talk: A Sermon in the Old Church in Delft by Emanuel de Witte

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A112

    Featured artwork for this talk: Accélérateur chromatique by Claude Tousignant

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C215

    Featured artwork for this talk: Forest by Paul Cézanne

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A112

    Featured artwork for this talk: Accélérateur chromatique by Claude Tousignant

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: Voltaire by Jean-Antoine Houdon

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C217

    Featured artwork for this talk: Perspective : Madame Récamier de David by René Magritte

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 6:00 PM
    studio
    Workshops
    Drop-in Art Activity for Adults
    Duration : 1h, 30 minutes
    Special Exhibitions Galleries
    Included with admission to the exhibition  |  Meet in the exhibition space
     
    Canadian artist Jack Bush (1909-1977), known internationally for his abstract paintings from the 1950s to the 1970s, is considered a master colorist.  We invite you to create an abstract “painting” inspired by the artist’s work, using colourful fabrics.
     

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  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: Rock Drill by Jacob Epstein

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C217

    Featured artwork for this talk: Perspective : Madame Récamier de David by René Magritte

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Friday November 21, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Martyrdom of Fathers Brébeuf and Lalemant by Joseph Légaré

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Families can discover artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and use their experiences as inspiration for art making. This summer, creative projects are inspired by the exhibition Gustave Doré: Master of Imagination. Families can explore the world of fairy tales, caricatures, movement in drawing and illustration techniques.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A109

    Featured artwork for this talk: Ludivine by Edwin Holgate

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C214

    Featured artwork for this talk: No. 29, 1950 by Jackson Pollock

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Meet the Experts
    Meet the Curators: Marc Mayer and Sarah Stanners
    Special Exhibition Galleries

    Included with admission to the exhibition  •  Meet in the exhibition space.

    Meet the co-curators of the Jack Bush exhibition, Marc Mayer, Director of the National Gallery of Canada and Dr. Sarah Stanners, independent art historian and author of the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné on the renowned Canadian artist.

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  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A109

    Featured artwork for this talk: Ludivine by Edwin Holgate

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Saturday November 22, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: Dr. William Lyons by Antoine Plamondon

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Families can discover artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and use their experiences as inspiration for art making. This summer, creative projects are inspired by the exhibition Gustave Doré: Master of Imagination. Families can explore the world of fairy tales, caricatures, movement in drawing and illustration techniques.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: La diseuse de bonne aventure by Simon Vouet

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: Sister Saint-Alphonse by Antoine Plamondon

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Jack Bush Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibition Galleries

    Included with admission to the exhibition  •  Meet in the exhibition space.

    Ten-minute talks on a work or theme in the exhibition.

     

    Learn more

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Jack Bush Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Special Exhibition Galleries

    Included with admission to the exhibition  •  Meet in the exhibition space.

    Ten-minute talks on a work or theme in the exhibition.

     

    Learn more

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice(in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk: La diseuse de bonne aventure by Simon Vouet

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Biennial Spotlight Talks
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Contemporary Art Galleries

    In English  •  Free with gallery admission.

    10-minute talks on a work in the exhibition Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014.  

    Learn more

  • 2:00 PM
    lecture
    Lectures
    Jack Bush: Illustrator and Painter - Marc Mayer & Sarah Stanners
    Auditorium

    In English with simultaneous interpretation  •  Followed by bilingual question period  •  Free

    Jack Bush (1909–1977) is a Canadian artist well-known on the international scene for his colourful abstract paintings from the 1950s to the1970s.

    The co-curators of the exhibition, Marc Mayer, Director of the National Gallery of Canada and Dr. Sarah Stanners, author of the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné on Jack Bush, will talk about the artist and his work.

     

    Learn more

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Biennial Spotlight Talks (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes

    In French  •  Free with Gallery admission

    10-minute talks on a work in the exhibition Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014.  

    Learn more

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