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.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The 7th Sense + More Caught in the Act

Join us to celebrate a double-launch of More Caught in the Act and The 7th Sense: two new and indispensable books about performance art by women in Canada and Quebec. Editors, authors and artists of both books will host an…
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…
From April 21 to 23
Arsenal Contemporary Art, 2020 rue William Artexte is back again at Foire Papier, for their 10th anniversary. A selection of publications from our permanent collection will be available for consultation on site. For those seeking to purchase art books, we’ll…