Sunday, June 30, 2019

The National Arts Centre At Fifty

As part of the anniversary celebrations, there were a number of display cases out and about in various spots with items from the past history of the NAC. They included props, posters, set maquettes, and more. I will be returning to this Doors Open visit after Canada Day, and will likely be dropping in at the NAC tomorrow, since the venue is celebrating the occasion in a big way.

29 comments:

  1. I like the juxtaposition of the Oscar Peterson and Hip Hop posters, a reflection no doubt of the varied tastes of the past half century. Can't imagine Oscar rapping though!

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  2. Looks like the NAC doors open was well attended William, I would have been there for sure if I wasn't on the other side of the world ☺

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  3. Very interesting, William!
    Have a nice Sunday!

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  4. A nice overview of the rich history.

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  5. How fortunate you are to live near such great collections of Canadian history. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. ...a treasure to have for all these years.

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  7. I'm looking forward to your Canada Day stuff! We keep a low key celebration. I've neglected doing my Canada Day decor. I have to put red ribbons up on my fencing.

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  8. Where the shows are great. That sculpture of Oscar Peterson is very effective and his music more than aok. Bach from Glen Gould cant be surpassed. Lots to celebrate.

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  9. @John: he would not.

    @Grace: it was quite a crowd.

    @Ella: thank you.

    @Jan: I thought so.

    @Francisco: thanks.

    @Marie: you're welcome.

    @Tom: it is.

    @Jennifer: thanks!

    @Julia: Gould has a connection here too.

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  10. What a great venue to celebrate art. And people come!

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  11. Items from the past help to understand the history.

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  12. Look at all those people out enjoying the day!

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  13. Very interesting visit, William !

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  14. I must get up there to visit some of these great spots that you show us, William. Thanks!

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  15. Lots of amazing creativity ^_^

    Happy Day to you,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  16. I enjoyed this series of pictures. Happy Canada Day! :-)

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  17. Looks like lots of people attended this fantastic event.

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  18. Great exhibition. I love the maquette!

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  19. This would be well worth a visit!

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  20. What a lot of people to wander among!

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  21. @Maywyn: it is.

    @Marleen: it was.

    @Barbara: they did indeed.

    @Red: quite true.

    @Sharon: it was busy.

    @Karl: that it was.

    @RedPat: if so, let me know.

    @Carol: there was.

    @DJan: thank you.

    @Bill: indeed.

    @Tamago: so do I.

    @Jeanie: it was.

    @Joanne: definitely.

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  22. Hi William, forgot to say happy Canada Day, enjoy your day ✨

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