About the Art Bank
The Canada Council Art Bank makes contemporary artwork available to a wide public across the country through our three programs: corporate art rental, loans to museums and outreach. With more than 17,000 artworks by over 3,000 artists, the Art Bank has the largest collection of contemporary Canadian art anywhere. It houses paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs and prints by emerging and established artists, including a significant number of Indigenous artworks. The entire collection can now be explored on our website.
Housing Art, Housing People, Housing Passions
We interviewed Alexandra Wilson to find out how she integrates Art Bank pieces into the Agency for Cooperative Housing’s workspaces and why she believes other Canadian organizations should do the same....
Art Bank Collection Featured in Oaxaca, Mexico
Aiming to foster cultural exchange, spark conversations among artistic communities and celebrate the cultures of Indigenous peoples, the Canadian Embassy in Mexico has invited the Canada Council for the Arts to showcase the work of Indigenous artists from Canada as part of “Casa Canada Oaxaca”, which will present Canadian artists at the Museo Textil de Oaxaca from September 20 to October 8. ...
Google Arts & Culture: Take a deeper dive into the Art Bank collection!
Today, we are launching “in-painting tours” that offer a deeper dive into the stories and materials behind three of the Art Bank artworks featured on Google Arts & Culture...