The Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal (Contemporary Art Museum of Montreal) recently launched a competition inviting local architects to modernize both its facade and interior design. MAC is hoping to optimize its layout in anticipation of new programs dedicated to public education. Approximately 1,500 m2 will be added to the museum’s structure, and and 5,000 m2 will be converted.
The redevelopment program aims to improve the accessibility and visibility of the Museum’s main entrance, as well as creating inspiring educational spaces, and improving the overall atmosphere of the museum.
The Transformation du Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal competition was won by Saucier + Perrotte Architectes and GLCRM Architectes.
Submissions by Atelier Big City / FSA architecture, Consortium DHA / NFOE Architectes, and Provencher Roy + Associés Architectes also received Finalist awards.
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Check out the winning and finalist projects below:
When will the new museum open?
On the current timetable, the main project phases are scheduled as follows:
- April 2018 – Start of architects’ mandate
- January 2019 – Temporary closure of the Sainte-Catherine Street MAC
- Spring 2019 – Opening of the temporary MAC
- Summer 2019 – Start of the Sainte-Catherine Street MAC construction
- Fall 2021 – Opening of the new MAC
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