Members of the Musée’s management team have distinct yet complementary mandates in carrying out the various facets of the institution’s mission.
The MNBAQ is administered by a board of directors chaired by Ms. Christiane Germain. The General Direction is assumed by M. Jean-Luc Murray.
The mandate of the Director General is to define the orientations, objectives and means necessary to carrying out the mission of the Musée and to ensure that these are observed in practice. The Director also has the mandate of planning, organising, managing, coordinating and supervising all of the Musée’s activities while observing its management structure.
Director General: Jean-Luc Murray
Assistant: Cassandra McKinnon
COLLECTIONS AND EXHIBITIONS division
The mandate of the Collections and Exhibitions Division is to acquire works of art for the Musée’s collections and to ensure their management, archiving, conservation and public access. The Division also programs, plans, designs and mounts the Musée’s temporary exhibitions and publishes the catalogues which accompany them. These exhibitions may be presented at the Musée or off site in the form of travelling exhibitions.
It also carries out research activities focused on the use and accessibility of the collections. In this respect it manages and develops the library’s holdings and prepares publications on the collections.
Director: Annie Gauthier
Assistant: Lise Côté
ARTS OUTREACH and visitor experience division
The Arts Outreach and Visitor Experience Division is responsible for planning, coordinating and carrying out the Musée’s educational and cultural activities and programs and contributes to disseminating emerging artistic practices. It conceives outreach strategies adapted to different sectors of the public and develops partnerships that foster the institution’s involvement in the community.
The Division is also in charge of visitor reception, the volunteer program and digital strategies.
Director: Josée Duhaime
Assistant: Marie-Claude Boily
COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING DIVISION
The Communications and Marketing Division's mandate oversees the planning and execution of activities related to promoting the Musée and the publicity for all of its activities (exhibitions, educational and cultural programs, the boutique and rental facilities).
The Division also plans, coordinates and carries out the Musée's services and activites aimed at creating new sources of independent revenue. It also coordinates the Musée's business development and commercial partnerships.
Director: Sophie Lemelin
Assistant: Sandie Labonté
ADMINISTRATION and optimization DIVISION
The mandate of the Administration and Optimization Division is to provide the necessary services to manage the Musée’s financial and material resources, as well as its security and visitor services requirements. It establishes and administers the policies, directives and practices relative to the Musée’s administration. Its mandate also includes planning and carrying out the Musée’s publication activities.
Director: Jean-François Fusey
Assistant: Laurent Dervaux
Consult the organization chart (PDF in French) of the Musée national des beaux- arts du Québec.
Annual Report 2019-2020 (PDF in French)
Previous Annual Reports (PDF in French)
Other information concerning the Musée is available in the section Access to information.