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MAC Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal

A contemporary art museum in Montréal known for its vast collection of works by Québec, Canadian, and international artists.

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Located in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles, Musé d’art Contemporain (MAC) is Canada’s first museum dedicated just to contemporary art. This eight room musé is home to four permanent collections and four temporary exhibits. How to: The MAC is currently under a major (and exciting!) redesign, so they’re moving to a temporary location until 2021 while the space renovated. Check out the MAC’s schedules and updates posted on their website before you plan your visit.

leah 5 years ago

Located in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles, Musé d’art Contemporain (MAC) is Canada’s first museum dedicated just to contemporary art. This eight room musé is home to four permanent collections and four temporary exhibits—like Julian Rosefeldt’s 2015 Manifesto: a thirteen-channel immersive video installation featuring Cate Blanchette— and features a blend of local artists, international events, creative workshops, and outdoor installations. Three hours is plenty of time for a casual first visit (MAC Montréal is open to 6pm on weekends), and admission is $10 per visitor.

leah 2 years ago

The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal is a world-renowned institution that features an expertly curated display of both Canadian and international contemporary artists. Along with an array of temporary galleries highlighting unique and culturally relevant themes, MACM has a permanent collection that reflects important trends throughout contemporary art. MACM was the first museum of its kind in Canada, originally founded by the Quebec government in 1964 as the only museum exclusively dedicated to displaying both contemporary visual and performing arts. The museum is currently located in the bustling and vibrant Place des Arts, the largest cultural complex in Canada.

madeleineray 2 years ago

MAC Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal is a world-class museum that showcases contemporary art from local and international artists. Its bold and futuristic architecture makes it a must-visit destination in the charming city of Montréal, Québec. With its ever-changing exhibitions, visitors can expect to be challenged, entertained, and inspired.

seeker 11 months ago

Located in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles. Three hours is plenty of time for a casual first visit.

leah 3 years ago

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