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This Week

December 14 to December 20, 2014

Activities & Events

  • Sunday December 14, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C215

    Featured artwork for this talk: Paris under Snow by Albert Marquet

    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 C201a

    Featured artwork for this talk: La Vierge et l'Enfant by Inconnu (France, Bourbonnais ? - fin du XVe siècle)

    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
    music
    Concerts
    Christmas Concert
    Duration : 1h, 15 minutes
    Great Hall

    Included with Gallery admission

    Experience a Winter Wonderland while the National Capital Concert Band paints a musical canvas of Christmas and holiday tunes next to our majestic, 12-metre tree. Founded in 1996, the NCCB has established a reputation as one of the area's premiere performing ensembles, with over 50 musicians performing music ranging from Handel to Irving Berlin, under the direction of Mr. Rocco Romeo.

  • 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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  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: Woman in a Hat with Flowers by Pablo Picasso

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

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201a

    Featured artwork for this talk: La Vierge et l'Enfant by Inconnu (France, Bourbonnais ? - fin du XVe siècle)

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Monday December 15, 2014
  • information
  • Tuesday December 16, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea) by George Romney

    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 C202b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Le pique-nique by Maurice B. Prendergast

    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 B207

    Featured artwork for this talk: Untitled by Donald Judd

    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 C202b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Le pique-nique by Maurice B. Prendergast

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

  • Wednesday December 17, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A105

    Featured artwork for this talk: Mortgaging the Homestead by George A. Reid

    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 A112b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Gelée de groseilles by Mary Pratt

    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 A110

    Featured artwork for this talk: Cold Window by Pegi Nicol MacLeod

    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 A112b

    Featured artwork for this talk: Gelée de groseilles by Mary Pratt

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

  • Thursday December 18, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C211

    Featured artwork for this talk: Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds by John Constable

    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 C028

    Featured artwork for this talk: La danseuse by Antonio Canova

    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 C212a

    Featured artwork for this talk: The Salutation of Beatrice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    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 C028

    Featured artwork for this talk: La danseuse by Antonio Canova

    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 (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201a

    Featured artwork for this talk: La Vierge et l'Enfant avec saint Antoine abbé et un donateur by Hans Memling

    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 C201

    Featured artwork for this talk: Vulcan and Aeolus by Piero di Cosimo

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

  • 6:00 PM
    adult-tour
    Stimulating the Senses
    Tactile and Descriptive Tour: Shadows for Humans
    Duration : 1h, 30 minutes

    Ticket required (613-998-8888 or 1-888-541-8888)  •  Group visits available upon request.

    Come explore the sculptures of contemporary artist Vanessa Paschakarnis.  Then create your own sculpture, inspired by her work, which evokes the human form as well as raw matter.

     

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  • 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 (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201a

    Featured artwork for this talk: La Vierge et l'Enfant avec saint Antoine abbé et un donateur by Hans Memling

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

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202

    Featured artwork for this talk: Eve, the Serpent, and Death by Hans (called Grien) Baldung

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

  • Friday December 19, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk: Proun 8 Stellungen (Proun 8 Positions) by El Lissitzky

    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 C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: La danseuse by Antonio Canova

    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 :
    Gallery C214

    Featured artwork for this talk: 1949-G by Clyfford Still

    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 C208

    Featured artwork for this talk: La danseuse by Antonio Canova

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

  • Saturday December 20, 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 A104

    Featured artwork for this talk: Big Snake, Chief of the Blackfoot Indians, Recounting his War Exploits to Five Subordinate Chiefs by Paul Kane

    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 A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: L'auberge du Cheval blanc au clair de lune by Cornelius Krieghoff

    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
    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

  • 1:00 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.

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk: L'auberge du Cheval blanc au clair de lune by Cornelius Krieghoff

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

  • 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

  • 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

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Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM