Artexte’s permanent collection is alive! It is activated through public events in support of new research, writing, as well as creating new artworks and publications around visual and print culture. Artexte aims to be inclusive of all visual cultures existing across contemporary art communities. Our on-site and virtual offerings include conferences, workshops, artist talks, performances, film screenings, as well as many interinstitutional collaborations and off-site activities.

September 10, 2022 — 11 AM to 12 PM @ online

Co-organized by 7A*11D International Festival of Performance and Artexte

In partnership with the 7A*11D International Festival of Performance, Toronto Performance Art Collective and Artexte are pleased to invite you to the virtual launch of the digital reissue of w.o.r.k.s.c.o.r.e.p.o.r.t on September 10, 2022, at 11:00 am (EDT) on Zoom.…
September 7, 2022

Back to regular opening hours: collection

Summertime is coming to an end and the Fall semester will soon begin. Dry your tears, because this time of year marks the return of the Artexte team on-site for its regular schedule! As of Wednesday, September 7, we will…
May 27, 2022 — 10 AM to 3:30 PM @ online

Presented by the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Concordia University

This virtual gathering will be an opportunity to explore the questions raised by Dr. Joana Joachim in Blackity, through dialogue with key actors present in this exhibition and research. This event will offer a rich reflection on the past, present…
Sur un fond uni mauve foncé, la superposition répétée et ondulée du titre « Atelier wiki » « x » « arts actuels » écrit en rouge occupe la partie supérieure centre du montage graphique. La partie inférieure de l’image est occupée par une masse organique aux tons de rouge et de rose, et autour de laquelle s’imbriquent sur ses creux cinq individus travaillant sur des ordinateurs portables. Grossièrement découpés de photos en noir et blanc, le montage graphique de ces mêmes individus donne un effet de collage.
September, 2021 - February, 2022 — 5 PM to 7 PM @ online / every last Thursday of the month

Contribute to the presence of Quebec and Canadian visual arts on Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia

ARTEXTE Information Centre, the RCAAQ / Réseau Art Actuel and Repaire – Regroupement de pairs des arts  indépendants de recherche et d’expérimentation (previously known as the Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques, the Regroupement des arts interdisciplinaires du Québec) are partnering…
On a plain light green background, the words “ACCESSIBILITÉ” and “ACCESSIBILITY”, written in blue, are repeated horizontally in a way to create a continuously lined pattern, which is cut by the limits of the rectangular format of the image.
Our Commitment Artexte is committed to offering a physical and digital environment that is accessible to everyone. We are working to improve accessibility in order to facilitate the use of our website and digital content for  Deaf or disabled visitors…
Summer 2021


This spring Joana Joachim returns to Artexte’s stacks for a research residency focused on Black Canadian art histories. To date there has only been one art historical anthology written with the express purpose of mapping Black Canadian art history across…