Art Windsor-Essex respectively acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Walpole Island First Nation. We want to state our respect for the historical and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
Art for Canada: An Illustrated History
April 11, 2009 - January 27, 2013
Emily Carr, Yan Mortuary Poles, 1928/1929, oil on canvas, 61.0 cm x 85.0 cm, Purchased by public subscription and with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council, 1964
The ongoing exhibition Art for Canada features a changing selection of significant Canadian historical artworks from the Gallery collection. The AGW is home to many distinctive paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures by such artists as Lawren Harris and Emily Carr, as well as a range of important, if more obscure, talents including Amherstburg-based Catherine Reynolds and the creator of the Pictou Sketchbook, William Hind.