Emily Carr

Emily Carr

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This Week in History - How Emily Carr Found Fame in Her Fifties

India Young, the curator of art and images, showcases 'House at Gitwangak,' painted in 1927. Describing it as a quintessential Group of Seven painting by A.Y. Jackson, a founding member of the Group of Seven. 'House at Gitwangak' was part of the seminal exhibition that discovered Emily Carr and shared Emily Carr's works with the world. Season 12, Episode 10 (Jan 2024) Credit: RBCM and CHEK-TV (2024)

RBCM@Outside: Emily Carr's Neighbourhood

Join RBCM@Outside host Liz Crocker and John Adams, historian and owner of Discover the Past, for a virtual walk around Emily Carr’s Victoria neighbourhood. We’ll start at national historic site Carr House where artist Emily Carr was born and grew up. At Carr House we’ll meet site manager Kate Kerr for a quick chat about the significance of the house in Emily’s life. Next, we’ll head around the corner to Emily’s House of All Sorts where she painted and ran an apartment house. After a short walk, we’ll finish up in front of a former nursing home (now the James Bay Inn) where Emily was a patient at the time of her death in March 1945. Credit: RBCM

Emily Carr Letters

We take a look at the correspondence of one of Canada's greatest artists, all from the BC Archives! Mar 16, 2022 Credit: RBCM and CHEK-TV

RBCM@Home: Emily Carr After France

Join Kiriko Wantanabe, Gail & Stephen A. Jarislowsky Curator of the Audain Art Museum for a discussion about Emily Carr's work after she returned from France. Credit: RBCM

Carr Ride: Connecting Works Across the Country

Six institutions, six perspectives, six works, one question: Which piece by Emily Carr has shifted and deepened your thinking most about Carr’s influence and impact? Join Kiriko Watanabe of the Audain Art Museum, Michelle Jacques of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Kate Kerr of Carr House, Sarah Milroy of The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Susan Rome of the Vancouver Art Gallery and India Rael Young of the Royal BC Museum as they delve into this question in relation to their own practice and through the lens of their institutions’ collections. Credit: RBCM

RBCM@Home: Emily Carr Archives

Royal BC Museum curator emerita Dr. Kathryn Bridge will highlight some of Emily Carr's archival material and what it reveals to us about her art, her time and her thinking. Credit: RBCM

RBCM@Home: Emily Carr

Join curator emerita Dr. Kathryn Bridge and walk along with her in the footsteps of Emily Carr's 1911 trip to France. Where did she go? What did she paint? Who did she meet? Credit: RBCM

Art of Emily with Kathryn Bridge

Dr Kathryn Bridge discusses Emily Carr’s steamer trunk, her own connection to Carr and the museum’s large collection of Carr’s sketchbooks and personal items. Credit: RBCM

Emily Carr's Birthday

Learn about Emily Carr — sometimes called the eighth of Canada’s Group of Seven — her family and the Emily Carr collection at the Royal BC Museum. Credit: Courtesy of the Royal BC Museum and Archives in partnership with CHEK News

Emily Carr in Ottawa

Emily Carr showed her famous painting Tanoo, as well as other paintings, pottery and hooked rugs, when she went to the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa for the Exhibition of Canadian West Coast Art Native and Modern in 1927. Credit: Courtesy of the Royal BC Museum and Archives in partnership with CHEK News