The National Gallery of Canada is one of the most striking landmarks in Ottawa. Designed by architect Moshe Safdie and opened in 1988, this stunning building of granite and glass houses Canada's exceptional art collection. Light, spacious galleries and quiet courtyards await you as you partake in a voyage of discovery through exceptional collections which reflect the rich diversity of Canada's heritage and culture. Over 1,200 works from the permanent collection are on display, including from the Canadian, Indigenous, International, and Contemporary collections. Special exhibitions, organized by the Gallery in conjunction with museums from around the world, highlight the work of renowned Canadian and international artists. From centuries-old paintings to avant-garde sculptures, the Gallery offers a fascinating journey of exploration through the collective imagination of Canadian artists.
380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1N 9N4
Tel: (613) 990-1985
Mon - Sun: 10am - 5pm
Thurs: 10am to 8pm
Closed Mondays from Oct 1, 2015 - April 30, 2016