Papier15 unfolds in a Mile End setting


Celebrating works on paper or installations related to paper as a material, the Papier 15 contemporary art fair has become a prestigious event over the years, welcoming over 15,000 visitors. Forty different galleries from around the country take part, making the event an important catalyst for the Canadian contemporary art market.

The festival had previously been held under a big tent downtown. For Papier15, it moved to the Pôle de Gaspé, located a few steps from Laurier metro in the Mile End district. This cultural crossroads is attracting more and more people to its six different arts centres and to its hundreds of arts and crafts workshops led by some of the city’s most active exhibiting talents.

Thanks to the new locale, participants in Papier15 can enjoy spacious and bright exhibition halls, a video room, and a reception and dining area. Another bonus: in the background, a stunning view of the city…