On May 31-June 2nd ARCMTL/Expozine is collaborating with the Festival de la poésie de Montréal!

A reading on Sunday, June 2 at 2:30 p.m. will include poets featured in the poem-prints and in the new issue of 4 x 4, which will be available for purchase at the ARCMTL – Expozine table during the Marché de la poèsie at Place Gérald Godin, in front of Mont-Royal metro station.

Lastly, ARCMTL has been busy working alongside the CIDIHCA to digitize many Montreal magazines and periodicals that can now be accessed in the ARCMTL collection on the Internet Archive here.


Don’t forget to check out our Youtube channel including our playlist of ephemeral films and home movies; and the Montreal Sound Ark archive show on CKUT 90.3FM every Friday, 3-5 p.m.

If you’d like to consult the archives at our archive centre, please contact us by email to make an appointment.

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