Enjoy a drop-in tour of Hart House, its collection, and the many stories it tells about Canadian art.
The Hart House Permanent Collection is a major collection of Canadian art developed by the Hart House Art Committee and administered by the Art Museum. Established in 1922 the Art Committee built the core of the original collection with representative artworks by members of the Group of Seven and their contemporaries. More recently, the Art Committee expanded its collecting strategy to include works in a greater diversity of media as well as works by artists of more diverse cultural backgrounds.
To date, with its exclusive focus on supporting living Canadian artists through the purchase of their work, the collection comprises nearly 700 works of art, many of which are considered national treasures. Works from the Hart House Permanent Collection are on view throughout Hart House and are in constant demand for exhibitions at major museums around the world.
When: Wed. Sept. 26, 2018, 2 pm
Where: Hart House Information Hub (main level)
Sponsored by the Hart House Acquisitions Committee and the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery Art Museum at the University of Toronto.
The Hart House Permanent Collection is now available online