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Virtual Public Tour Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art

February 28 - May 23

Virtual Public Tour | Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art

Mondays | 12:30 pm EST

Wednesdays | 7 pm EST

About the Event

Follow along on a virtual tour of Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art to learn about one family’s visionary engagement with Canadian and Indigenous art. This once -in-a-lifetime exhibition examines unexpected pairings from a variety of artists throughout history, from Cornelius Krieghoff and Kent Monkman to Arthur Lismer and Emily Carr,

This free interactive experience gives you the opportunity to examine images of artworks up close from the comfort of your home. We encourage you to take one of these informative virtual tours prior to visiting the exhibition in person. Each 60-minute tour will be limited to 40 participants per session to allow for questions and discussion, so please register to ensure your spot.

An internet connection, microphone and camera-enabled computer, tablet or smartphone is required. The virtual tour will be delivered via the video conferencing app Zoom. You do not require a Zoom account to participate; the link to access the tour will be sent to you in advance. 

How to join: Once you have registered for the tour you will be sent an email with all necessary information and details about how to access the tour online. If you have any questions please contact ourCreative Learning Department. 

Free. Registration required.

Consider a donation to help keep our programming free. We truly appreciate your generosity in support of the art of Canada.

David Milne (1882–1953), Gray Billboards, c. 1912, oil on canvas, 61 x 50.2 cm, Collection of Frank and Debbi Sobey, © Estate of David B. Milne


James Wilson Morrice (1865–1924), Umbrellas on the Beach, Brittany, 1896, oil on panel, 33 x 23.5 cm, Collection of Donald and Beth Sobey

Cornelius Krieghoff (1815–1872), Crossing the St. Lawrence with the Royal Mail at Quebec, 1859, oil on canvas, 43.8 x 61.6 cm, Collection of the Sobey Art Foundation.


Tom Thomson (1877–1917), Moonlight, c. 1915, oil on canvas, 88.9 x 72.4 cm, Corporate Collection, Stellarton, NS


February 28
May 23
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