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The Green Cube

The Green Cube

How much waste do exhibitions produce? More than you’d think. How many museums are sustainably built? Fewer than you’d think. A story about what Canadian cultural institutions are doing to reduce their footprints—and about what we choose not to see.

Art Auction Picks for Social 2018

Art Auction Picks for Social 2018

Now in its 23rd year, Social 2018 offers one of the largest live and silent contemporary art auctions in Canada, and is an essential source of funding for Canadian Art

Fair-Weather Funding

Fair-Weather Funding

What would it take to ensure that institutional diversity is not a passing fad?

The Haida Language on Film, in Depth and at Last

The Haida Language on Film, in Depth and at Last

A conversation with Gwaai Edenshaw: jeweller, carver and co-director of the world’s first Haida-language feature film

The Little Blue Cabin That Could

The Little Blue Cabin That Could

Against the backdrop of skyrocketing real estate prices, a group of Vancouverites mobilizes to save a small fragment of local art history from destruction

Where Do We Go From Here?

Where Do We Go From Here?

Are specialized fine-arts programs in high schools—such as Toronto's Etobicoke School of the Arts—prep schools for potential BFAs, replicating the art-world's inequalities? Or are they a necessary evolution in secondary-school arts education?

Do Canada’s Art Laws Need to Change?

Do Canada’s Art Laws Need to Change?

The nation’s major museums are pushing for a speedy appeal to a recent court ruling. But is it the ruling, or the law itself, that needs to change?

#MeToo at the Museum

#MeToo at the Museum

Two Canadian museums have tried to address #MeToo in their programs lately—and gotten a lot of things wrong. What is the way forward?

Late Arrivals

Late Arrivals

In contemporary culture, we take for granted that everything is accelerating. But what happens when a book of the moment takes years to be published in your mother tongue?

Broadcasting Beckett

Broadcasting Beckett

How Stan Douglas’s only solo curatorial project to date helped transform a literary icon into a contemporary artist

From the Archive

My Work for Maud Lewis

My Work for Maud Lewis

The self-taught artist is the subject of a Hollywood biopic, but my memories of priming her Masonite boards and mailing her tubes of paint are more modest.

A Night in Nunatsiavut

A Night in Nunatsiavut

On October 8, 2016, generations of Inuit came together to shine a light on a region that has been artistically ignored.

On Becoming My Mother

On Becoming My Mother

Vivek Shraya reflects on her photo essay Trisha one year after its release, and on how collaboration can be crucial to “individual” artmaking.