The National Gallery of Canada -- One of Ottawa's treasures

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Susanne Pacher, Publisher of Travel and Transitions, interviewed Katja Canini from the National Gallery of Canada who was able to shed light of some very interesting facts and features of the National Gallery. The Gallery is located in a large glass building with two octagonal towers and its collections consist of over 37,000 works of art. The CMCP (Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography) which is an affiliate of the National Gallery holds over 161,000 images by contemporary Canadian photographers, of which 144,000 are negatives or transparencies and 17,000 are prints The Gallery offers a wide range of educational and public programs to schools, families, youth, adults and seniors, and to people with disabilities.

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