Awards and Distinctions
In all its fields of endeavour, the MAC aims to stand out for the quality of its work. The following distinctions have honoured us and confirm the relevance of our efforts to establish today’s art as a key component in our society’s values.
February 2018 - award attributed to Paprika for the Leonard Cohen : Une brèche en toute chose/A Crack in Everything campaign
November 30th, 2017 - Site or app - art & culture category for the new MAC website.
February 2017 – Grafika awarded to Maraka for the Liz Magor exhibition catalog.
Société des Musées du Québec
Award of Excellence
On October 5, 2016, the MAC received the Société des musées du Québec’s Award of Excellence, Institutional Category 1, for the exhibition David Altmejd. Flux.
Grafika Grand Prix
In February 2016, the Feed agency was awarded a Grafika Grand Prix for the catalogue for the Jon Rafman exhibition.
Conseil des arts de Montréal
On March 24, 2015, the MAC received the Grand Prix of the Conseil des arts de Montréal for the exhibition David Altmejd. Flux, in a tie with Les 7 doigts de la main.
Société des Musées du Québec
The MAC won the Société des musées du Québec’s 2014 Publication Award for the catalogue for the exhibition A Matter of Abstraction.
At the Gutenberg Gala held this on April 30, IntraMedia was honoured with a Prix Or for the Anri Sala catalogue which the printer produced, with Croze Inc., for the Musée.
Association des Musées Canadiens
Award of Outstanding Achievement
The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal won the Canadian Museums Association’s Award of Outstanding Achievement in the Marketing category for its MACréativité campaign, produced in 2010-2011 in collaboration with L’Incubateur and Jet Films. The award was presented on April 25, 2012.
On February 9, 2012, OrangeTango was awarded a 2012 Prix Grafika, original typography category, for the typestyle it created using the Musée logo.
Association des galeries d'art contemporain
At the first AGAC arts gala, held on December 13, 2011, the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal won the award for Best Exhibition in the Museums category for its show Anri Sala.
The MACréativité campaign, produced for the Musée in 2010-2011, earned a Boomerang award for Jet Films and the agency L’Incubateur. The award, for Best Strategy Using Social Media in a Campaign, in the Interactive Marketing section, was handed out on December 2, 2011.
Best Solo Exhibition
The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal has been nominated for an Alice Award in the Best Solo Exhibition in a Museum category, for the show Runa Islam, which ran at the MAC from May 21 to September 6, 2010.
Conseil des Arts de Montréal
The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal was one of eight finalists for the 27th Grand Prix of the Conseil des arts de Montréal for The Québec Triennial 2011.