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October 20, 2021
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BIG exhibits that won’t leave you broke

What? Ravishing Beasts investigates the mystifying practice of taxidermy and what it exposes about our fascination with death and domination. An eerie exhibit that’s also grossly intriguing.

When? October 22 to February 28, 2010

Where? Museum of Vancouver (

How much? Adults $11; seniors and students $9; kids five to 17 $7; kids under 5, free

What? BERGHEIL - Conrad Kain and the Canadian years commemorates the 100th anniversary of the legendary mountaineer’s arrival to Canada with breathtaking photographs.

When? Until November 22

Where? Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies (, Banff

How much? Adults $7; seniors and students $4; kids 6 and under, free

What? Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs makes its only Canadian stop in TO. The blockbuster exhibit features 50 inspiring objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun.

When? November 24 to April 18, 2010

Where? Art Gallery of Ontario (, Toronto

How much? At press time, admission prices for this special exhibit were not ready for release

What? Vanity Fair Portraits: Photographs 1913-2008 boasts 150 captivating images of cultural icons including Claude Monet, Amelia Earheart, Charlie Chaplin, Great Garbo and Madonna.

When? September 26 to January 3, 2010

Where? Royal Ontario Museum (, Toronto

How much? Adults $22; seniors and students $19; kids four to 14 $15; kids three and under, free

Artful savings: Entrance is free Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30pm; half price Fridays from 4:30 to 9:30pm (some exhibits don’t qualify)

What? The Nude in Modern Canadian Art, 1920-1950 is Canada’s first retrospective on the subject. It features 130 works by artists like Paul-Émile Borduas, Alex Colville and Edwin Holgate.

When? October 8 to January 4, 2010

Where? Musée National des Beaux-
Arts du Quebec (, Quebec City

How much? Adults $15; seniors $12; students $7; kids 12 to 17 $4; kids under 12, free

What? Impressionist Masterworks from the National Gallery of Canada was designed specifically for Beaverbrook’s 50th anniversary. It includes works by Gauguin, Monet and Renoir.

When? September 16 to January 4, 2010

Where? Beaverbrook Art Gallery (, Fredericton

How much? Adults $8; seniors $6; students $3; kids under 6, free

Artful savings: Admission is by donation Thursdays after 5:30pm

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