|2019_04_15C_EC_Quilters||128||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: A Sense of Community: Canadian & American Quilters|
A Sense of Community: Canadian & American Quilters
March 7, 2019 to May 24, 2019
Quilting has long brought communities together. Quilting bees began in as a way to share work. Today, quilting guilds help artists share techniques and ideas. Many of the artists in this show are members of one or more... (Partially reviewed)
|2013_DC_EC_Accessible_Arctic||36||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Accessible Arctic|
The Accessible Arctic
Eighty Years of Arctic Photography from the pages of Canadian Geographic
April 1, 2013 – August 30, 2013
The Embassy of Canada is pleased to present a new art gallery exhibit, The Accessible Arctic: Eighty Years of Arctic Photography from the pages of Canadian...
|2013_DC_EC_Arctic_Adv||41||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Arctic Adventure|
September 16, 2013 – February 14th, 2014
In celebration of Canada’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the Embassy of Canada is pleased to present Arctic Adventure, a special exhibition developed and produced by Science North – a world renowned science center based in Sudbury,...
|2018_DC_EC_Belonging||26||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Belonging to a Place: An Exhibition by Fogo Island Arts|
Belonging to a Place: An Exhibition by Fogo Island Arts
February 15 to April 27, 2018
Fogo Island Arts is a residency-based contemporary art venue for artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians, curators, designers, and thinkers from around the world. Since 2008, FIA has brought some of the most exciting...
|2019_06_19E1_EC_Friends||86||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Between Friends: A Snapshot of Canada-U.S. Relations|
Between Friends: A Snapshot of Canada-U.S. Relations
June 14 - August 30, 2019
For over 150 years, Canada has had no closer friend and ally than the United States. We work together to make our two countries safer and more prosperous so we can build a better future on both sides of the border.
This... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_DC_EC_Comer||44||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay|
Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay
May 4 to July 20, 2018
Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay features artefacts, photographs, voice recordings and facial casts of the Inuit people that Captain George Comer (1858-1937) met and interacted with during his Arctic expeditions...
|2014_DC_EC_25Yrs||74||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Celebrating 25 years on Pennsylvania Avenue|
Celebrating 25 years on Pennsylvania Avenue
2014 marks the Embassy’s 25th anniversary on Pennsylvania Avenue, America’s Main Street. To mark the occasion, the Embassy’s art gallery will host an exhibit from Monday, September 29, 2014 through to the beginning of January 2015.
This exhibit traces the...
|2008_DC_EC_Champlain||17||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Champlain's Dream|
2008 is the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec by Samuel de Champlain. But there are many other reasons to celebrate an American explorer who does not receive nearly enough credit south of the border. In fact, the border as it now exists would have confused Champlain, who...
|2018_DC_EC_Diversity||39||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Diversity and Identity: Renée duRocher|
Diversity and Identity: Renée duRocher
July 30, 2018 through October 27, 2018
Renée duRocher has taken her place in the Canadian visual arts community through patience and determination. Her exhibition, Diversity and Identity, is inspired by a recent visit to northern Vietnam and the literary work of...
|2016_DC_EC_Exploring||16||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Exploring Canada: Manulife Art Collection|
Manulife art collection
The Embassy of Canada is pleased to host a selection of works from the Manulife art collection. Exploring Canada includes pieces from various regions, genres and artistic talents from Canada. The exhibit provides a unique view into the dynamic artistic pieces that were produced...
|2016_DC_EC_Hudson_River||29||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Hudson River School of Painting sculptures on portico|
|2017_DC_EC_Arctic||137||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Into the Arctic|
Into the Arctic
January 10, 2017 until February 28, 2017
The Canadian Arctic is one of the last great wilderness regions on earth. It is seldom travelled and painted even less.
Over the course of four extensive, back-breaking Arctic expeditions, artist Cory Trépanier pushed north past the tree line...
|2010_DC_EC_Inuit_Prints||18||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Inuit Prints|
Nipirasait: Many Voices -- Inuit Prints from Cape Dorset:
In celebration of the 50th anniversay of Kinngait Studios of Cape Dorset, Nunavut, the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, in partnership with St Lawrence University, is proud to announce the opening of Nipirasait: Many Voices; a collection of...
|2012_DC_EC_Inuit_Today||8||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Inuit Today|
Inuit Ullumi: Inuit Today
October 22, 2012 – March 15, 2013
The Embassy of Canada and TD Bank Group are pleased to present a new Embassy gallery exhibit, Inuit Ullumi: Inuit Today, Contemporary Art from TD Bank Group's Inuit Collection.
TD Bank Group assembled an Inuit art collection in 1967, to mark...
|2017_DC_EC_Kinngait||19||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Kinngait Stories|
As the Embassy of Canada in Washington DC marks the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, we are pleased to partner with the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) to present Kinngait Stories, the first solo exhibition of renowned Cape Dorset artist Ningiukulu Teevee. It is also the first...
|2008_DC_EC_McMichael||11||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: McMichael Canada Art Collection|
The Embassy of Canada is proud to announce the much anticipated McMichael Collection exhibit entitled Our Home and Native Land. This exhibit will showcase Canadian masterpieces from the McMichael permanent collection, including paintings by Tom Thomson, Emily Carr, Jean-Paul Lemieux and the Group of...
|2016_DC_EC_Murals||30||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Murals from a Great Canadian Train|
Embassy gallery exhibit: Murals from a Great Canadian Train
In 1953, the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) purchased 173 brand-new stainless steel rail cars from the Budd Company of Philadelphia. With the glass ceiling design in its Vista Dome cars, “The Canadian” became the quintessential cross-country...
|2019_DC_EC_Black_Hockey||74||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: NHL’s American Legacy Black Hockey History Tour|
In celebration of Black History Month, the Capitals and the Embassy of Canada will host the NHL’s American Legacy Black Hockey History Tour at the Canadian embassy in Northwest Washington from Monday through Wednesday. The 525-square-foot mobile museum, which is housed in a trailer, recognizes the...
|2016_DC_EC_Freedom||25||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: North is Freedom|
Embassy gallery exhibit: North is Freedom
North is Freedom is a photographic essay that celebrates the descendants of freedom-seekers who escaped slavery in the United States by fleeing to Canada.
In the years before the American Civil War, approximately 30,000 fugitive slaves followed the “North...
|2011_DC_EC_Remembering_911||20||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Remembering 9/11|
In the days following September 11, 2001, Canada stood by the US; not only as an ally, but also as a friend and neighbour.
With American airspace shutdown, 17 airports across Canada took in 239 redirected planes. Whole communities -- like Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador; Halifax, Nova Scotia;...
|2015_DC_EC_Seeway||10||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: SEEWAY|
SEEWAY, a collection of images reflecting Canadian artist Wanda Koop’s journey down the St. Lawrence Seaway
The Embassy of Canada will host SEEWAY, an exhibit from celebrated contemporary Canadian artist, Wanda Koop. In 2010, Koop joined the crew of the Canadian Steamship Line ocean freighter,...
|2018_DC_EC_NHL||17||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: The 100 Greatest NHL Players|
The 100 Greatest NHL Players
November 6, 2018 to February 28, 2019
The 100 Greatest NHL Players is a centerpiece in honoring 100 years of NHL hockey. A Blue Ribbon panel comprised of 58 distinguished members of the hockey community - including executives, media members and NHL alumni - selected the...
|2018_DC_EC_WW1_Remembers||7||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: The World Remembers (1917/1918)|
The World Remembers: The Display of Names of Those Killed in 1917
The World Remembers will display the names of those who lost their lives in names-display installations in participating nations. They will be seen in a network of schools or other organisations, on our website, and on phones and...