The Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art seeks to advance the greater appreciation and richer understanding of Canadian visual culture of all eras, the Jarislowsky Institute collaborates on projects and publications with educational and cultural institutions, as well as the private sector to:
1) support research on Canadian art for the professional scholarly community, for pedagogical purposes at all levels of education, and most importantly for the general public;
2) produce scholarly materials in print and electronic formats such as monographs, journals, bibliographies, catalogues raisonnés, films and videos;
3) maintain a broad and ongoing dialogue within the academic and museum communities on the evolving nature of studies in the visual arts in Canada;
4) establish links to national and international art communities through public events such as conferences and lectures.