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.

January 24 to 27, 2018

an installation by Stanley Février

EXHIBITION: I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. Ralph Ellison, Invisible man, 1952 The invisibility at issue here stems from a critical assessment of museum institutions and reflects on the system of recognition within the Quebecer…
November 24, 2017

An online conversation with Toronto artist William Perry

This edition of Artexte on Air will feature an online conversation with Toronto artist William Perry, a pioneer of Telidon art which used a pre-internet interactive technology in the early 1980s. We will be discussing the mystery surrounding Computerese :…
November 1st, 2017 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…
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…