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The Winnipeg Art Gallery hosts "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman...

Winnipeg, Manitoba.- The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to present "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell", on view at the gallery from March 2nd through May 20th. WAG is the only Canadian venue for this travelling exhibition. The ...

2011 Käthe Kollwitz Prize Awarded to Canadian Artists Janet Cardiff and...

BERLIN.- The Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis 2011 (Käthe Kollwitz Prize) has been awarded jointly to Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller. On this occasion the artist duo from Canada will be showing four works in the Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts). The...

The Dress that Caught the Prince’s Eye Goes on View to...

LONDON.- As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge embark on their first royal visit as a married couple to Canada and the United States in July, the dress that sparked their romance goes on view at the American Museum in Britain in Bath. By catching the e...

106 Association of Art Museum Directors Member Museums to Celebrate Art...

NEW YORK, NY.- Over 100 art museums across North America will offer free or reduced admission, special programs, or other initiatives as part of their celebrations of Art Museum Day on May 18, 2011. These museums-all members of the Association of Art ...

Scotiabank Contact Annual Festival for Photography Takes Over Toronto in May

Toronto.- Contact is an annual festival of photography in Toronto, during the month of May, with over 1000 local, national and international artists exhibiting at more than 200 venues. Founded as a not-for-profit organization 15 years ago, the festi...

Rare Dinosaur Found in Canada’s Oil Sands

By: Julie Gordon TORONTO (REUTERS).- The Canadian oil sands, a vast expanse of tar and sand being mined for crude oil, yielded treasure of another kind this week when an oil company worker unearthed a 110-million-year-old dinosaur fossil that wasn't su...

BMO Financial Group Donates Major Rodney Graham Art Installation to Vancouver...

VANCOUVER.- To mark the occasion of its Annual Meeting of shareholders in Vancouver, BMO Financial Group donated a major piece of art by internationally renowned Vancouver-based artist Rodney Graham to the Vancouver Art Gallery. “Supporting arts a...

Hidden Artifacts Featured in Recent Television Series Come Out of the...

TORONTO.- For a limited time, visitors to the Royal Ontario Museum have access to an array of exceptional artifacts rarely seen in public. From Saturday, February 5 to Sunday, February 27, 2011, objects representing a wide spectrum of the ROM’s co...

Art Gallery of Ontario Announces Toronto-Based Artist Kristan Horton Wins $50,000...

TORONTO.- After a forty-day public vote, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and Aeroplan announced that Toronto-based artist Kristan Horton is the winner of The Grange Prize 2010. The $50,000 prize is Canada’s largest photography prize, also grantin...

Art Gallery of Ontario Announces Toronto-Based Artist Kristan Horton Wins $50,000...

TORONTO.- After a forty-day public vote, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and Aeroplan announced that Toronto-based artist Kristan Horton is the winner of The Grange Prize 2010. The $50,000 prize is Canada’s largest photography prize, also grantin...

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