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Guided tour at the National Gallery of Canada

The Fine Art Photography group of the RA Photo Club is pleased to announce a special guided tour of two photo exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canada. The tour will take place on Thursday evening March 28, 2013 at 6:30 pm. Departure from the group lobby behind the bookstore.

There is no entrance fee to the National Gallery of Canada on Thursdays after 5:00 pm.However, there is a fee for a group guided tour which will be covered by this Meetup event RSVP fee.

Don McCullin: A Retrospective

01 Feb to 14 April 2013

Prints, Drawings and Photographs Galleries

This exhibition of 134 black and white photographs by British photojournalist Don McCullin traces the artist’s journey from working class England to the world’s most notorious conflict zones, including Cyprus, the Congo, Biafra, Vietnam, Lebanon and Ireland. McCullin is part of the tradition of humanist Photography and war art associated with names such as Goya, Dix and Capa. His more recent work – lyrical, brooding landscapes of Somerset wetlands and Indian elephant festivals – invites quite reflection.

Of interest also is a film screening of “McCullin” (2012, 95 min.) On Thursday March 21 at 6:00 pm


Clash: Conflict and Its Consequences

01 Feb to 21 April 2013

This exhibition draws upon works in the collection to present war and conflict as comlex phenomena, ones that have far reaching consequences for both those directly engaged in it, and those at various points of remove. Central to this exhibition is photography’s relation to trauma and remembrance, at a personal, communal and national level, and issues of what constitutes history, for whom and why.

Looking forward to seen you there.

Pierre R Gauthier
RAPC, Fine Art Photography Assistant

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  • Daniel D.

    Have to leave for out of town.

    March 27, 2013

  • Ron L.

    Will be away for Easter %^(

    March 23, 2013

  • Eryck B

    hey im new to this , i want to join the guided tour but rsvp says pay now ... can i not pay at the gallery?

    March 22, 2013

    • Eryck B

      thanks Pierre I unserstand

      March 22, 2013

  • Joshua M.

    Just a reminder, they don't allow photography inside the exhibition areas or even the tranquil wishing well and indoor garden area, only in the main hall\lobby area, which is a shame because the architecture inside is great!

    March 17, 2013

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