Canadian Photography Institute Openings – National Gallery of Canada

Join us for the official opening of the Canadian Photography Institute’s three new exhibitions: Gold and Silver: Images and Illusions of the Gold Rush, Frontera: Views of the U.S.-Mexico Border and PhotoLab 3: Between Friends.

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Openings are free of charge and open to the public.

Gold and Silver: Images and Illusions of the Gold Rush
Until April 2, 2018
Through captivating and largely unedited images ranging from scenes of California’s rivers to the snow-capped peaks of Yukon, this exhibition follows the hopes, dreams and illusions of an entire generation of prospectors who took to the road in search of gold.

Frontera: Views of the U.S.-Mexico Border
Until April 2, 2018
Frontera brings together seven contemporary photographers’ views of a highly topical subject: the border separating Mexico and the United States.

PhotoLab 3: Between Friends
Until February 16, 2018
The third exhibition at PhotoLab, the Institute’s experimental space, features the work of young Canadian photographer Andreas Rutkauskas, who has travelled the border separating Canada and the United States

Start Date:

November 2, 2017 5:00 pm

End Date:

November 2, 2017 8:00 pm


National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive


National Gallery of Canada 613-990-1985