Transform your workspace
Contemporary Canadian art energizes workspaces of all kinds, from lobbies to boardrooms, hallways to courtyards and beyond. It inspires creativity, impresses clients and celebrates Canadian culture.
The Art Bank rents artwork to government and corporate clients across Canada. Our service covers consultation to installation.
With more than 17,000 artworks, the Art Bank has the largest collection of contemporary Canadian art anywhere. Choose from paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs and prints by emerging and established artists – including those from Aboriginal and culturally diverse backgrounds.
Brings energy, innovation + prestige to your space
Renew or refresh your art every two years
Low, tax deductible rental fees
Rental rates from $60 to $3,600 per year, with a minimum contract of $1,000 per year for two years. Service fees apply.
1.800.263.5588 – 613.566.4414 – x4479
We’ll connect you with an Art Consultant and book an initial, no-cost consultation. We’ll discuss your needs, preferences and workspace.
Based on our initial consultation, we’ll send you a preselection web gallery of artwork choices for you to peruse and consider.
Choose your favourites. N.B. If you are in Ottawa, you can visit the Art Bank to view the works.
The Art Bank staff will ship and install your selected works, and ensure that you are completely satisfied.
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....
How An Art Bank Painting Accompanied a Longstanding Career Around the World
Throughout his career in Canada’s Public Service, Jonathan Fried held several distinguished postings around the world. Wherever he went, Marielouise Kreyes’ Man III, a painting from the Canada Council Art Bank collection, accompanied him. ...
Expressing pluralism through art: a conversation with Meredith Preston McGhie
This year, the Global Centre for Pluralism worked with the Canada Council Art Bank to update its selections of art. To explore some of these new artworks, we spoke with GCP Secretary General Meredith Preston McGhie, a negotiator, mediator and diplomat whose work has taken her to some of the world’s most troubled regions....