Art Metropole is a not-for-profit organisation with a focus on the production, dissemination and contextualisation of artist-initiated publication in any media, especially those formats and practices predisposed to sharing and circulation.
Art Metropole was founded in 1974 by the artists' collective General Idea as an artist-run centre. Art Metropole is a not-for-profit corporation incorporated under the laws of the province of Ontario and a registered charitable organization.
Further information on the history of Art Metropole can be found in the Art Metropole Collection available online and to the public at the National Gallery of Canada Library as well as on the Archive maintained on this site.
Art Metropole welcomes class visits. To arrange dates and times, please contact our Curator/Shop Manager Nasrin Himada.