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.

Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10, 2018

Dr. Philip S. S. Howard and Camille Turner : Installation, Performance, Conversation

To celebrate the first anniversary of the traveling project Arts Against Postracialism, we welcome Dr. Philip Howard, professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University and Camille Turner, multidisciplinary artist, to review the project, the exhibition…
Saturday, 13 October 2018 from 2 to 5 pm

A conversation with Anthea Black, Kama LaMackerel (Our Bodies, Our Stories), and Jenny Lin (B&D Press)

Please join Queer Publishing Project at Artexte to celebrate the launch of HANDBOOK: Supporting Queer and Trans Students in Art and Design Education edited by Anthea Black and Shamina Chherawala. The launch will begin with a brief conversation between artists…
Fall 2018
Join us this Fall in our pop up reading nook! During the coming weeks, we will dedicate space for our visitors to enjoy some highlights from the collection. The area will feature a rotating selection of publications from the collection…
Summer 2018

«J’en ai fait un cas particulier et non un cas d’espèce» Marguerite Duras, La vie matérielle

During her residency, Céline Huyghebaert will act as a researcher and occupy the Artexte documentation center to extract discourses about contemporary artists. Expanding on a residency at La Chambre Blanche in Quebec City in 2016, she will compile documents, collect…