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.

May 2018

Cite on Site - A research residency presented in partnership with KAPSULA

What if the bibliography was formatted as a network? How might we order a bibliography rhizomatically? Citing, Siting & Sighting Solidarity explores the use of this rhizomatic digital bibliographic form to map ‘solidarity’ in Canadian art history. Expanding on current…
April 14, 2018 from noon to 4 PM

A zine workshop with Eloisa Aquino and Jenny Lin (B&D Press)

Lists are strangely seductive and addictive, for many reasons: They are predictable: the numbered or ordered information allows us to develop “schemata” —mental maps drawn from experience. They make things look easy and finite, so they help you to focus.…
March 3, 2018 from 7 PM to midnight

Collage workshop in the collection

For the 2018 edition of Nuit blanche à Montréal, presented in collaboration with the Casino de Montréal, join us for a collage workshop in our reading room, open to all ages. Through the use of different materials (magazines, papers, documents,…
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…