Our permanent collection is alive! It is activated through public events supporting writing, new artworks and publications around visual and print culture. We aim to be inclusive of all cultures existing across Canada in contemporary art. Our offers include conferences, workshops, readings, artist talks, performances, film screenings and many off site activities such as Papier art fair and the International Symposium of Contemporary Art of Baie-Saint-Paul.

For his research residency at Artexte, Michael Blum will work with the periodicals in the collection and explore the space between fanzine and art magazine, between Xerox and offset. He will focus on publications, ranging from the 1960s to the…
November 1st at 5 PM

Discussions around the exhibition Reading Performance: An Annotated Bibliography in Real Time III

This discussion brings together historians, artists and curators that have participated in bibliographic research projects at Artexte dedicated to various artistic and performance based practices. Presenting their points of view and themes, these individual and collective researchers ask how the…
August 16 from 6 to 8 PM

10 Years of Underground Queer Visual Culture in Montreal

Guided tour on August 16 from 6 to 8 PM. Poster exhibition from August 16 to August 30, Wednesday to Friday from noon to 5 PM Join Montreal artist Jamie Ross for a guided tour of a selection of radical…
Summer 2017
This summer we are glad to be in the company of Karla McManus, an art historian who specializes in the study of photography and the environmental imaginary and researcher in residency in our collection. This research project will explore how…