Join White Pine Pictures in a screening of an award winning film about Tom Thomson, one of Canada's most beloved painters. Described as our greatest colourist and our Van Gogh, Thomson's expressive and vibrant interpretations of the north have become iconic representations of Canada.
Tuesday October 21
North York Central Library, Room 1
5120 Yonge Street, Toronto
On July 8, 1917, Thomson paddled across Canoe Lake and disappeared. His body surfaced eight days later. The cause of his death remains a mystery.
Thomson's life, art and death haunts us still and draws the curious and devoted to his memorial in Algonquin Park every summer.
| The Lone Pine - Courtesy
of Art Gallery of Ontario
|View the trailer|
Set in Algonquin Park, Georgian Bay, Toronto and Leith, this film unravels the mysteries of Thomson's life and death. Free admission, no registration required. For more information call the Canadiana Department at 416-395-5623.
The Canadiana Department holds a reference collection of Canadian genealogy, Ontario local history, North York history, and materials related to Canada. The Department also houses collections from these societies:
- Ontario Genealogical Society
- Jewish Genealogical Society (Toronto Branch)
- Canadian Society of Mayflower Descendants
- York Pioneer and Historical Society
- North York Historical Society