Exhibition

June 3 to
October 3, 2021


Natural
Stories

About the exhibition


Natural
Stories

Exhibition

June 3 to
October 3, 2021

About the exhibition

Events

Quand la collection prédit l'avenir / Permanent exhibition

Exhibition of the collection

Permanent

While the title may seem anachronistic, it evokes the idea of taking charge of our institution’s future in regards to the history of our transformation, so that our future decisions may emulate this history.

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Sentier Art 3

Sentier Art 3

Permanent

[This content is unavailable in English for the moment.] Depuis 2007, le projet du Sentier Art 3 offre aux visiteurs-promeneurs du Parc régional du Bois de Belle-Rivière un parcours d'œuvres intégrées à l’environnement. Ces œuvres permettent d’interroger et d’analyser les interactions nature-culture et d’y observer, à chacune des visites, leur évolution au fil des saisons.

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Museum tours and workshops

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Preschool students

The MAC LAU Public relations and cultural outreach team invites your preschoolers (early childhood centres/CPEs, kindergarten ages 4 to 5) to come experience the museum. Stimulate their senses and imaginations with interactive games and activities.

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Elementary school students

The MAC LAU is committed to adapting its activities to create tailored experiences for your primary school students, reflecting the general Québec academic curriculum or your own specific goals. Your students can enjoy participating in a museum experience designed to focus on open expression, communication, cooperation and engagement.

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Adults

Whether you’re planning to visit solo or with a group, the MAC LAU is ready to welcome you with a wide selection of enriching experiences. Guided tours, artistic workshops, cultural adventures and more are available for your pleasure and enjoyment.

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Our latest initiatives

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Communauté

Offre d'emploi / Médiation

August 24, 2021

Sous la responsabilité de la responsable des publics et de la médiation culturelle, le candidat ou la candidate accomplira la médiation d’expositions et d’ateliers artistiques au Musée ou hors les murs auprès de différents publics, notamment les publics scolaires, ainsi que des tâches liées à l'accueil des publics.

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Collaborations

Lancement / Publication de Sophie Jodoin

August 16, 2021

[This content is unavailable in English, publication is bilingual.] Samedi 28 août 2021 Lancement de la publication Room(s) to move : je, tu, elle de Sophie Jodoin. Coéditeurs : le Musée d’art contemporain des Laurentides, le centre d’exposition EXPRESSION et le MacLaren Art Centre.

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Our research

Research is at the heart of our mission

In 2014, the MAC LAU began reassessing its museum model, using critical research as a vehicle for developing all levels of its organization.

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Our collections

Working towards an active collecting

The MAC LAU’s museum status, obtained in 2014, represented the culmination of work begun over 10 years ago. The museum’s demographic context, size, new designation, focus, and management all have an influence on its art policy. Thus, a committee is currently working on the MAC LAU’s artistic statement, beginning with what constitutes an art museum’s aesthetic and political responsibility. Using this vision statement as its starting point, the MAC LAU will revise its field of action and the focus of its collection, as well as work towards a harmonized vision of collecting and disseminating. It is important to examine the concept of the contract that links the institution to the artist, gallery owner, and collector. The MAC LAU will also review its modes of acquisition through this lens.

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