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Famous Artists, Canadian History, and Online Exhibits

The Virtual Museum of Canada’s virtual exhibits are an excellent source of information about famous artists, Canadian history, and many other exciting virtual exhibitions from Canadian museums.

Famous Artists
The VMC Exhibits section offers information about famous artists and their work by showcasing a variety of online art exhibits. Examine the social, political and religious concerns during the French Regime. Learn about the works of Pierre LeBer, Bercy, Delfosse, Dolci, Dulongpré, Falardeau, Hamel, Plamondon and Raphael, through Maison Saint-Gabriel's collection of paintings. Visit Perspectives: Women Artists in North America, and celebrate the important contributions of women in the arts from Canada, Mexico and the United States. Other famous artists highlighted in VMC Exhibits include famous Canadian author, L.M. Montgomery, best known for Anne of Green Gables and the Emily books, and renowned Cree artist, Allen Sapp.

Canadian History
Canada is blessed with a rich, colourful history. Learn about Samuel de Champlain through an interactive, multimedia exhibit illustrating the historical, geographical and playful aspects of his travels and experiences in the Canadian Francophonie. Canadian history also comes alive in an online exhibit commemorating the making of Treaty #8 and its enormous importance to Alberta’s northern First Nations. Expand your knowledge of Canadian history by visiting Remembrances, a virtual exhibit highlighting the role of Canada in the Second World War, or Remembering Black Loyalists, which explores the struggles and triumphs of Black Loyalists in Nova Scotia.

Science, Nature, Transportation and More
A wealth of fascinating worlds comes alive in the VMC Exhibits section. Discover the wondrous world of butterflies by visiting Butterflies North and South. Trace Canada’s technological progress through a remarkable selection of scientific and medical instruments in Athena’s Heirs: Exploring Four Centuries of Canadian Science and Medicine; or find out more about Canadian transportation through The Fleetway, and follow the history of the Detroit-Windsor tunnel from its construction in 1928 to present day.

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