The Fondation is expanding

The Fondation Maeght's new galleries

The Foundation is building a much needed extension to coincide with its 60th anniversary in the summer of 2024. Designed by architect Silvio d’Ascia, the project  respects the original buildings’ architecture, with the addition of a 585m2 gallery under the Giacometti courtyard as well as an adjacent, 85m2 gallery. Both spaces will be vital as new additional exhibition space, built out towards the pine forest, seen through large panoramic windows. The project will not only satisfy current visitor needs and improve the overall visitor experience, but it will also enrich the Foundation’s programming by offering additional space for conferences, screenings, performance, seminars, and concerts, thereby allowing the Foundation to diversify and solidify its revenue model and continue to showcase highly ambitious thematic exhibitions.

The completion of the extension is scheduled for the summer of 2024 to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Fondation’s inauguration in  1964.

“The Fondation Marguerite and Aimé Maeght is neither a museum nor a gallery. It was created by my family who wanted, from the start, to exhibit the artists we have always supported. What a joy to have new spaces. This extension will make it possible to present the wealth of the Foundation’s collection that we couldn’t previously present. I look forward to seeing you in the summer of 2023 for the Riopelle exhibition and in the summer of 2024 for the inauguration of the new galleries, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Foundation!”

Adrien Maeght
President, Fondation Maeght

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The project will count on additional support by the Ministry of Culture, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region and the Alpes-Maritimes Department.

The Dassault Group wished, within the framework of its philanthropic programme Dassault Histoire et Patrimoine, to strongly support the extension project of the Maeght Foundation in honour of Nicole Dassault. We are thankful for their support as major donors of the project as well as to all our patrons, donors, sponsors and supporters in kind. 


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