On June 16,the Hon. Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Quebec Lieutenant, and Mathieu Lacombe, Quebec Minister of Culture and Communications, Minister Responsible for Youth and Minister Responsible for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region and the Outaouais Region, announced an additional joint investment of more than $56 million to support development work at the Musée d’art contemporain (MAC) de Montréal. In total, $50 million will be invested by Canada for this project, and $55 million by Québec.
This additional funding will be used to improve the museum experience, visitor services, and the protection and enhancement of the MAC Collection. It will also help reorganize the building’s interior spaces. The project also involves modernizing the building, as well as landscaping works outside of the museum.