Visit to the National Gallery of Canada

Emma Peacocke, member of the NASSR 2017 organizing committee and a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at Queen’s University, as well as the author of Romanticism and the Museum (Palgrave, 2015), will lead a group of interested conference participants to see the 18th and 19th-century British and European galleries at the National Gallery of Canada. There will be two visits: Wednesday August 9 from 3-4:30pm, and Thursday August 10 from 5-6:30pm. Interested participants will meet at the Gallery in the main foyer. To sign up for one of the gallery visits, please contact Emma directly at

For a preview, see Emma Peacocke’s What Romanticists Must See at the National Gallery of Canada and Emma Peacocke’s Top 5 Architectural Features at the National Gallery of Canada.

Museums in Ottawa

As Canada’s capital, Ottawa is home to several museums:

The National Gallery of Canada: The new Canadian and Indigenous Galleries are opening in June 2017.

The Canadian Museum of History:

The Canadian Museum of Nature:

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum:

The Canadian War Museum: