Tom Thomson, Canadian, 1877–1917, In Algonquin Park, 1914. Oil on canvas, 63.2 x 81.1 cm. Gift of the Founders, Robert and Signe McMichael in Memory of Norman and Evelyn McMichael, 1966. 16.76. Lent by: McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg

Talks

Canadian Artists in 100 Masters

Wednesday, May 15, 12:10pm at Art for Lunch • The Canadians in 100 Masters • Andrew Kear, Curator of Historical Canadian Art, will discuss the Canadian masters like Tom Thomson, Emily Carr, and Jean-Paul Riopelle who are featured in the exhibition.Included with Gallery admission.

Talks with WAG Director Stephen Borys

Sunday, May 26, 2pm • 10,000 Kilometres--100 Masters • In celebration of the WAG’s Centennial, Dr. Stephen Borys, Director & CEO, has curated an exhibition of masterful proportions. Join him for an in-depth look at the story behind the exhibition. Following the talk, Dr. Borys will be signing copies of the lavishly illustrated 276-page publication accompanying the exhibition which is available in the Gallery Shop. There will then be a tour of the exhibition at 3pm. Exhibition admission applies to both the talk and the tour.

Wednesday, June 5, 12:10pm • Join Dr. Borys for an illustrated lecture to learn more about this extraordinary exhibition. Included with Gallery admission.

One Master at a Time

Join WAG curators and educators on Thursday, August 22 and 29 for bite-sized insights into individual works of art from 100 Masters: Only in Canada. These 15-minute talks will take place at 2pm. Meet your guide in the Skylight gallery. Included with Gallery admission.

Indigenous Artists in 100 Masters

Saturday, July 13, 2pm • Join Jaimie Isaac (writer, curator, artist, and art administrator) for an illustrated talk highlighting the works of the Indigenous artists featured in 100 Masters: Only in Canada. A member of Sagkeeng First Nation, Jamie Isaac holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and an Arts and Cultural Management Certificate from the University of Winnipeg and worked as the visual arts coordinator for the inaugural Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s national event in Winnipeg. Included with Gallery admission.

 

 

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