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National Gallery of Canada

Special exhibits

Special exhibits are always plentiful at Ottawa-area museums. Here are just a few of the current and upcoming temporary exhibits.

Ottawa Art Gallery
(Re)Collecting the Group of Seven: Celebrating 100 Years
This exhibition will display key works by the Group of Seven from the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art and provide a unique look at the mid to…
National Gallery of Canada
Canada and Impressionism: New Horizons
Bringing together works by Canada’s renowned painters from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this exhibit explores how two generations of…
Ottawa Art Gallery
The artists in this exhibition explore the internal structure of various forms of communication, exposing the strengths and weakness of these…
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Ford GT Mk II
To create this faster, more agile Ford GT, the design team from Multimatic, a Canadian company, removed unnecessary equipment and increased the engine…
Forever Changed – Stories from the Second World War
Forever Changed – Stories from the Second World War
A last letter penned by a parachutist before being dropped into danger. The photo album of a Japanese-Canadian teenager forced to move 600 kilometres…
Canadian War Museum
Homage – The Art of Elaine Goble
Fourteen portraits by artist Elaine Goble capture the personal legacies of the Second World War veterans and survivors she has met throughout her…

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