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Canada's War Art

Type: Document

This site describes the history and source of the Canadian War Museum's war art collections of 13,000 works. It describes the origins of the Canadian War Memorials of the First World War (1914-1918), the Canadian War Records of the Second World War (1939-1945), and the post-war Canadian Armed Forces Civilian Artists Program.

Site: Canadian War Museum

School Programmes

Type: Document

The Canadian War Museum has developed a number of ways to work in cooperation with educators teaching Canadian military history to grades four through twelve. Museum and gallery tours, as well as classroom visits, are outlined as possibilities. Contact information is also provided.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Programmes and Activities - Canadian War Museum

Type: Document

Various programmes and activities at the Canadian War Museum are presented, including special events, film series, speakers series, school programmes, teachers' activity kits, and the Canadian War Museum History Award.

Site: Canadian War Museum

History as Monument - The Sculptures on the Vimy Memorial

Type: Document

This article describes how the Canadian War Museum came to have custody of seventeen of the plaster figures of the Vimy Memorial created by Canadian sculptor Walter Allward, as well as the historical significance of the memorial.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Collections of War Art in Storage

Type: Document

Introductory page to the images of works by Aba Bayefsky, Alexander Young Jackson, Margaret Kathleen MacLoed, Gyrth Russell, Charles Fraser Comfort, and Jack Nichols.

Site: Canadian War Museum