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Closing Dates

C157 (Spring 2024)
  • Bookings: 21 February 2024
  • Materials: 1 March 2024
  • Published: 15 April 2024
C158 (Autumn 2024)
  • Bookings: 21 June 2024
  • Materials: 1 July 2024
  • Published: 15 August 2024
C159 (Winter 2025)
  • Bookings: 21 October 2024
  • Materials: 1 November 2024
  • Published: 15 December 2024

C Magazine provides advertisers with the opportunity to have an impact on an established readership interested in art exhibitions, museums and galleries, new organizations, services, books, music, lifestyle products and more.

C readers are people for whom art is a part of their everyday life—they are visual arts professionals including artists, curators, dealers, scholars, educators, critics, consultants, and art appreciators including collectors, students, and an educated public.

C Magazine is published three times a year on December 15, April 15 and August 15, by C The Visual Arts Foundation No. 88643 1162 RR0001

About the magazine

C Magazine is Canada’s foremost critical periodical on contemporary art and culture. Covering Canadian and international art, C explores significant trends and emerging perspectives through a regular mix of editorials, insightful essays, compelling cultural analysis, interviews, artist projects, and exhibition and book reviews. C includes among its contributors nationally and internationally renowned critics, curators, scholars and artists.

Each issue’s specific thematic focus offers a forum for the in-depth exploration of a relevant topic, while the regular reviews section highlights new publications and exhibitions worldwide, from major institutions to independent artist-run centres. Sustained and rigorous analysis, the development of emerging art writers and artists, and excellence of design are key elements that contribute to C's distinctive presence as a vital document of our time.

C features a distinctive full-colour 100lb matte laminated cover, perfect binding, and 90 pages of original content printed on high quality 60lb matte paper, in full colour. C is 100% FSC certified.

Distribution and readership

An important resource for inquiry, critical debate and research, C is found in art institutions and libraries worldwide, and is kept for many years by its loyal readers. C subscribers includes major institutions, and university libraries worldwide. C is distributed to newsstands, bookstores, and museum/ gallery shops by Motto (Europe), Magazines Canada and Disticor (Canada). C’s digital edition is available online at cmagazine.com and through Exact Editions.

C is distributed nationally and internationally, with a strong presence in Ontario and Toronto. C reaches into homes, studios, galleries/museums, libraries, businesses and cafes throughout Canada, the US and internationally in major cities. With over five readers per copy, every issue of C is seen over 10,000 times by our highly engaged audience.

C launches each issue in Toronto, and selected issues in major cities in North America and Europe. C participates in international art events such as Art Basel, Art Toronto, Basel Miami, LISTE (Basel), Manif d’Art (Québec), VABF (Vancouver) and the Venice Biennale.