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Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday? 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
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Paid admission will resume
September 10.


Moyra Davey: The Faithful

Moyra Davey: The Faithful

Since her first exhibition at Ottawa’s SAW Gallery in 1984, Moyra Davey has continued to push the boundaries between photography, film, text and the human experience. Get a first glimpse of this new exhibition, opening October 1st.

Events and Activities

House Blend offers dynamic, “behind the scenes” insights and dialogue between NGC curators and their guests.
Sep 17, 2020,
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

NGC Magazine

Discover the stories behind the art. Spend some time learning about the artists and artworks that make up the national collection.



Photo Blog

Explore the art of photography from the medium’s earliest days to cutting-edge contemporary techniques, through fascinating stories inspired by works in the national photography collection.

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Yamamoto Masao, # 280?(from the series?A Box of Ku), 1987–2018 (printed in 1994), gelatin silver print with hand-applied ink, 11.1 x 17.3 cm, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa ? Yamamoto Masao, courtesy Stephen Bulger Gallery. Photo: NGC


Virtual NGC

Explore the National Gallery of Canada from home.