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In the early decades of the twentieth century, circumstances brought together several artists who were committed to exploring, through art, the unique character of the Canadian landscape. Collectively they agreed: Canada’s rugged wilderness regions needed to be recorded in a distinctive painting style. This style would break from European tradition and reflect an increasingly nationalistic sentiment.

Today, these men are among Canada’s most famous artists. For many, their works have come to symbolize what is the distinctly Canadian identity.

EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW

“A Like Vision”:
The Group of Seven at 100

January 25, 2020 - November 14, 2021

Tom Thomson

February 8, 2020 - December 31, 2021

Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth

October 24, 2020 - April 25, 2021

Early Days: Indigenous Art at the McMichael

November 28, 2020 - May 30, 2021