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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…
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
Liberation! Canada and the Netherlands, 1944–1945
Through 11 photographs and six personal stories, this exhibit highlights the important role played by Canadians in the liberation of the Netherlands…
Queens of Egypt
Queens of Egypt
This summer, travel back in time to the ancient Egypt of 3,500 years ago, where you’ll encounter women of power and influence. This major exhibition…
National Gallery of Canada
Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition
Bringing his paintings, prints and drawings into dialogue with masterpieces by friends, followers and rivals, Rembrandt in Amsterdam will immerse you…

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