Places

Explore Tom Thomson’s Places

These are the places which mattered in Thomson’s life.

LEITH, where he was raised in an unusual farming family that played music before planting the corn.
SEATTLE, a gold rush town where he found a vocation in commercial illustration and found love.
TORONTO, where talented and generous colleagues with European fine art training mentored and encouraged him.
GEORGIAN BAY and ALGONQUIN PARK, where Thomson found a landscape which inspired him and offered the solitude to paint in his own way.

Click on the interactive google maps to discover the places where Thomson lived and painted.