Photo : Fiona Annis

Marie-Eve Beaupré

Executive Director and Chief Curator

Marie-Eve Beaupré was curator in charge of the collection at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal from 2016 to 2023. She contributed to the development of acquisitions and exhibitions of the permanent collection and, among her projects, led the consultative process of the acquisition initiative I support local art. Over the past twenty years, she has collaborated with various institutions, museums, galleries and artist-run centers as a curator, writer, administrator and jury member. She has held the position of Curator of Contemporary Quebec and Canadian Art and was the recipient of the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (2014-2016), collaborated with the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec on exhibition and research projects (2010-2014) and worked as curator and researcher at the Galerie de l’UQAM (2004-2012). As an art historian and field practitioner, she has been involved in several inventories, including the studios of Edmund Alleyn, Sylvia Safdie, John Heward, Betty Goodwin and Guido Molinari.

Frédérique St-Jean

Collection Manager

Frédérique St-Jean holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Université de Montréal (2017) and continued her studies by completing the Technique en muséologie program at Collège Montmorency in Laval (2021). She is currently completing a specialized graduate diploma (D.E.S.S.) at Hautes Études Commerciales de Montréal. Before joining the Foundation team, she worked for the Pôle Culturel des Ursulines in Quebec City and more recently at the Musée de la santé Armand-Frappier.

Laurence Dupont

Mediator and Communications Manager

Laurence Dupont has a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from Université de Montréal and a Master’s degree in Museum Studies from Université du Québec à Montréal. After a stint at Art Souterrain in the development of audiences and activities, Laurence continues her career by designing and leading mediation workshops with adults in francization for the Théâtre Outremont. A position in educational program development brought her to the Cité de l’énergie in Shawinigan, where she designed activities for the school and preschool public. Prior to her current position, Laurence worked at L’Artothèque, an art library where she supported members, both artists and the general public.

Alexandre Major-Forest

Administration Coordinator

Alexandre Major-Forest holds a bachelor’s degree in art history from the Université de Montréal (2021) and is continuing his studies at the same institution at the master’s level. He is simultaneously completing a bachelor’s degree in visual and media arts at the Université du Québec à Montréal. Before joining the Foundation, Alexandre worked in mediation and museology, notably for the exhibition Lyse Charland Favretti: Souffle de lumière at MUMAQ and at the Site historique Marguerite-Bourgeoys.


We wish to thank our volunteers: Émile Bordeleau-Pitre, Charlotte Duquet, Laurence Ferdinand, Jaime Samuel Florian Arseneault, Carolan Houle, Doreen McCaughry, Jean-François Milette, Marie-Claude Paradis, Joanne Prud’homme and Loriane Thibodeau.