Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts

Media and Events

National Gallery of Canada, building exterior

Join us at the National Gallery of Canada on February 28th from 6 - 8 pm for a conversation between 2017 GGArts winners and Rhiannon Vogl, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, followed by a meet-the-artist reception in the Gallery’s Watercourt Foyer from 8 - 9 pm.

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Upcoming event

Visit the Winnipeg Art Gallery from April 8th to September 4th, 2017 for an exhibition featuring selected works by this year’s winners.

Media Contact Information

Media Inquiries

Canada Council for the Arts

Meredith Sharpe
1-800-263-5588 ext. 4166 or 343-998-2627

To arrange interviews with the winners

National PR

Amélie Forcier
514-843-2307 or 514-799-7011

Special Thanks to our 2017 Partners

Logo The Samuel and Saidye Bronfman Family Foundation
Logo National Gallery of Canada Logo Winnipeg Art Gallery Logo Canadian museum of history Logo Independent Media Arts Alliance Logo Royal Canadian Mint Logo Governor General Logo Air Canada