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.

April 20, 2020

Art + Feminism : Indigenous Voices

From the comfort of your home, Artexte invites you to explore the practices of artists, researchers, and cultural workers in the contemporary art milieu in Quebec and Canada through texts, publications and media dealing with a range of themes and…
June 9, 2020

Remembering and Evolving Through Video Art

From the comfort of your home, Artexte invites you to explore the practices of artists, researchers, and cultural workers in the contemporary art milieu in Quebec and Canada through texts, publications and media dealing with a range of themes and…
June 2nd, 2020

Listen, read, educate and engage

At Artexte, we stand in solidarity with Black community and all people dealing with systemic racism on a daily basis. We believe that listening, education, art, access to information and community engagement are essential for an egalitarian society.   Online…
May 21st, 2020

Participatory Art and the Eternal Network

From the comfort of your home, Artexte invites you to explore the practices of artists, researchers, and cultural workers in the contemporary art milieu in Quebec and Canada through texts, publications and media dealing with a range of themes and…
April 29, 2020

Knowledge Commons, Access to Information and Memory

From the comfort of your home, Artexte invites you to explore the practices of artists, researchers, and cultural workers in the contemporary art milieu in Quebec and Canada through texts, publications and media dealing with a range of themes and…
Wenesday, March 11, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Artexte on Tap no. 11

Micro-residency with Julie Ravary-Pilon as part of the exhibition Magnetic Sequences    They are few opportunities for researchers to take the time to think about their practice and it’s implications. My micro-residency at Artexte will therefore allow me to take…
Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7 PM

Screening presented as part of the exhibition Magnetic Sequences

Presented at Dazibao 5455 avenue de Gaspé espace 109, Montréal, QC H2T 3B3   Presented as part of the exhibition Magnetic Sequences, co organized by Artexte and Vidéographe, this program highlights the often hypnotic nature of video art from the…
Winter - Fall 2020

Yaniya Lee @ Artexte

The artefacts and narratives of black queer women rarely surface in archives and art historical canons. Yet, as Katherine McKittrick notes in “Mathematics Black Life,” the genealogies of the black folks—of black life—are to be found in archives. At Artexte,…
Winter 2020
Sally Wolchyn-Raab, director of Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, will be conducting a short research residency on the relationship between printed matter and Artist Run Centres; exploring the development of artist-driven bookstores, archives and libraries. Through examining Artexte’s collection on…
January 30, February 27, March 26, April 30 and May 28, 2020 from 4 pm to 7 pm

Taking place at Artexte every last Thursday of the month

ARTEXTE, the Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques – CQAM, the RAIQ – Regroupement des arts interdisciplinaires du Québec and the RCAAQ / Réseau Art Actuel are partnering to organize a series of Wikipedia contribution events between January and May 2020.…