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View Resource Panoramas: The North American Landscape in Art

Brought to the Web by the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery, this online exhibition explores the landscapes of North America using these broad categories: Evolving, Social, Mythic, and Personal. The show includes paintings, drawings, textiles,...
View Resource Portrait Portal of Canada

From Newfoundland to Vancouver Island, there are many faces that represent the nation of Canada and its diverse heritage. The goal of the National Portrait Collection is document those "historical personalities important to Canada's development." Their work is designed to have a broad appeal, and it contains over 4 million paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, photographs, films, and...
View Resource Canadian Heritage

As a department of the Canadian government, Canadian Heritage is "responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship and participation in Canada's civic life, and strengthen connections among Canadians." On their homepage, visitors can read through the "Headlines" area to get a sense for the programs they sponsor, which...
View Resource 150 Years 150 Works: Canadian Art as Historical Act

From the Galerie de l'UQAM at the University of Quebec at Montreal comes 150 Years 150 Works (150 Ans 150 Oeuvres), a virtual exhibition of "works that have in some way shaped or changed...[Canada's] history over the past century and a half." This virtual exhibition, which is available in French and in English, features one artwork created in every year between 1867 (Jean Paul Lemieux ...