Les Printemps du MAC presents ARTchetype, the cultural evening of the spring season

    Fifteen young members of the business community are investing efforts in
    the Musée d'art contemporain

    MONTREAL, March 26 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal's cultural mecca the Musée
d'art contemporain (MAC) is hosting the ARTchetype evening, set to take place
this coming Friday, April 18, starting at 9 p.m. Organized by the dynamic
committee known as Les Printemps du MAC, a group of fifteen young members of
the business community, the evening promises to be an artistic experience for
all the guests, come for a closer encounter with the many different forms of
contemporary art.

    Stimulating the collective unconscious

    ARTchetype is meant to be a living, personal experience, a mirror, an
expression of art reflected on the guests themselves. And the committee has
set out to give them a real eyeful! On top of enjoying impassioned
performances by DJ Alain Vinet and other, surprise artists, guests will be
able to visit current MAC exhibitions Yannick Pouliot and Geoffrey Farmer.
    Creative and logistical responsibility for this festive evening lies in
the capable hands of Linda Dupuis and François Martin, a pair well known for
organizing major events, and highly regarded and expert event planners

    The new faces of cultural philanthropy

    Les Printemps du MAC is a newly formed group of young people dedicated to
acquainting the public with the Musée d'art contemporain, a treasure on our
cultural and artistic scene. The committee's goal is to encourage new
generations to take an active interest in contemporary art, while raising
awareness of the important role played by the MAC in both preserving and
promoting this heritage in Montréal, across Canada and abroad. Meet a new
generation of philanthropists eager to support today's artists. "We want to
establish a dialogue between artists and young Montrealers. The event is an
opportunity to celebrate this closer relationship with the Musée d'art
contemporain de Montréal," says committee president Mélanie Joly, with
considerable enthusiasm.
    Les Printemps du MAC is made up of committee president Mélanie Joly of
Cohn & Wolfe / Montréal, and members Constance Venne and Catherine Brossard
(Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec), Yanick Blanchard (National Bank
Financial), Ranya Nasri (Nasri International), Karinne Bouchard (Alimentation
Couche-Tard), Jan-Fryderyk Pleszczynski (Digital Dimension), Yan Besner
(Fraser Milner Casgrain), Antony Rizzuto (Metrocom), Marie Julie Archambault
(Holt Renfrew), Guy Martel (Stikeman Elliott), Sakchin Bessette (Moment
Factory), Alexandre Trudeau (Juju Films), Catherine Malouin (Ernst & Young)
and Pascal de Guise (BCF).

    Tickets cost $100 each, and entitle the purchaser to a $50 tax receipt.
All proceeds from the evening will go to the Fondation du Musée d'art

    For more details on the ARTchetype evening, visit www.artchetype.org
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For further information:

For further information: and source: Danièle Patenaude, (514) 847-6234,

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