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Edmonton grandmother's gag gift confirmed as Tom Thomson painting

Many of Tom Thomson’s paintings hang in the hallowed halls of Canada’s finest galleries, but until recently, one of his sketches was collecting dust among a pile of artworks in an Edmonton grandmother’s basement. 817 more words


"100 Years from Now - Tom Thomson and the Great War" Returning to Collingwood

A family, shattered. An artist, inspired. A nation, defined.

An original folk musical by the Shipyard Kitchen Party, “100 Years from Now” follows two brothers, one artist and the women who loved them through the tumult and triumph of the years surrounding the First World War. 53 more words

Museumizing the Land with Jack London and Tom Thomson, National Icons

Jack London and Tom Thomson are sometimes mentioned together due to their association with North but there has never been a real study of the similarities between them to my knowledge. 3,433 more words

New exhibit features rarely seen Tom Thomson art

Not long before his mysterious death in 1917, Tom Thomson had a plan to produce one picture a day as a visual diary of Algonquin Park. 584 more words

Local Arts

It’s Showtime

The leaves are beginning to turn red, the start of the spectacular splash of colour that awaits fall visitors to canoe-crazy Algonquin Provincial Park. We choose the classic, popular Big Trout Loop, a 73-km circuit of sixteen lakes (each with at least one pair of resident loons), marshy waters, narrow creeks, and slow-moving rivers. 1,155 more words


Episode 105: Shadow Red

In this episode of the History Slam, Sean Graham talks with artist Martha Johnson about her new exhibit Shadow Red, which commemorates the 100th anniversary of Tom Thomson’s death.  58 more words

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