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Building's name

Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal MAC


Jodoin Lamarre Pratte et Associés  

Location / address
185 Sainte-Catherine Street West
Quebec, Canada

Near subway station Place-des-Arts

  Bus : 15, 80, 435

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Borough Downtown
Arrondissement Ville-Marie
Centre de l'Île

3 floors(overground)

Year of completion

Building type
Public Building

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CodeIMTL 2166
Complex real estate

Place des Arts

Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal MAC

This picture was taken on : 2011:04

Picture by Alexis Hamel
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History and facts about this building
An international architectural competition was organized in 1983 to achieve the building of the Musée d'Art Contemporain MAC on the Place des Arts esplanade.

Over 100 firms participated to the competition and deliver plans all very original plans.

Here is a list of participants (the first 20)

  • Cayouette and Saia, architects
  • Favreau / LeMoyne, Lapointe, Mag ... Martel
  • Reich, architect
  • John Semple, Luc Denis, Dominic ...
  • Larose, Laliberté, Petrucci, arc ... Zoya
  • Duba, architect
  • David Boulva, Cleve Dimakopoulos and Partners
  • David Brian Allardice, architect Michel
  • Anastasiu, architect
  • Architects Averna, Boisvert, Reeves
  • Pierre Baillargeon, architect and Denis Desrochers
  • Architects Beaudry and Laniel
  • Paul Becker, architect
  • Begin and Rodrigue, architects
  • Pio Bégin, architect
  • Claude Bélanger, architect
  • Belzile, Brassard, Gallienne, Lavoie, architects
  • Robert Bianchi
  • Gilles Bilodeau, architect
  • Marcel Bilodeau, Denis St. Louis, architects
  • Bisson, and Hevert Bertomeu, architects
  • Jacques Bissonnette, architect
  • Blouin, Blouin and Associates, Architects
  • Marius Bouchard, architect
    Member of the jury
  • Raymond T. Affleck, Architect
  • Game Aulenti, Architect
  • Gerard Lamarche, Director
  • Jacques Le Barbanchon, Architect
  • Andre Menard, Director
  • Radoslav Zuk, Professor

    The institution

    Museum of Contemporary Art was founded in 1964 by the Quebec government as a service to the Ministry of Culture. It was not until 1983 that the museum acquires its independence.

    The museum housed in various locations before the construction of its building on the Place des Arts.

    Museum's permanent collection has nearly 7,000 works.

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