The Art Canada Institute is a non-profit research organization based at Massey College, University of Toronto. Founded in 2012, the ACI is the only national institution whose mandate is to promote the study of an inclusive multi-vocal Canadian art history to as broad an audience as possible, in both English and French, within Canada and internationally. The ACI works with more than 50 of Canada’s leading art historians, curators, and visual culture experts who are dedicated to the creation of authoritative original content on the people, themes, and topics that have defined Canadian art history. The ACI is a registered Canadian charity. In in 2013 the Art Canada Institute launched “The Canadian Online Art Book Project” which publishes digital art books, for free, on the lives and work of iconic Canadian artists, as well as on key people, themes, and topics in Canadian visual culture.