Espace bleu: expansion project in Vieux-Palais d’Amos

Ms. Blais states that the Espace bleu, which will take place in Vieux-Palais d’Amos, will retain the Beaux-Arts style of the old building while expanding it.

It is a new building added next to the old palace. There will be multimedia rooms, two beautiful large exhibition halls and also a catering venue to discover our regional you say.

Sebastien D’Estos, Mayor of Amos, and Suzanne Blais, MNA of Abitibi-Ouest, in front of a sketch of the project.

Photo: Radio Canada/Gabrielle Poirier

Suzanne Place made the announcement on behalf of the Minister of Culture and Communications, Mathieu Lacombe, who was absent from the press conference. Remember that the latter is also the minister responsible for Abitibi-Témiscamingue.

Announced in August 2021, the Espace bleu de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue is set to open in the summer of 2025. The cultural heritage of Abitibi-Témiscamingue to be exhibited remains unknown at this time. It’s a surprise openingMrs. Bliss points out.

Children listen to a guide in a spacious hall, in a diagram.

An inside glimpse of the future of Espace bleu in Amos.

Image: EVOQ Architecture

Less tax burden

Pleased with the selection of Vieux-Palais by the Quebec government, the mayor of Amos, Sebastien d’Estus, believes that citizens are freeing themselves from the burden of tax burden.

It is a building that still needs a lot of renovations. Over the past few years, we’ve put in a lot of it. The fact remains that for a city of 14,000 residents like Amos, this city was not insignificant, we had to invest moneyMentionsed.

Mayor D’Astous believes that Espace bleu, which is scheduled to start operating next fall, will benefit the citizens of his municipality.

It is the government that will have to manage the infrastructure, but the fact remains that our cultural organizations are. It is us who will live out of the blue space and will be able to take advantage of it to make the history of Abitibi-Témiscamingue better known.Mr. D’Astous confirms.

Les Espaces bleus is a network of museums announced by the Government of Quebec in August 2021.

Wooden poster indicating Vieux-Palais, placed on a wooden floor, in a place under renovation.

Preparatory work began in the summer of 2022. Construction is supposed to start next fall once the tender process is complete.

Photo: Radio Canada/Gabrielle Poirier

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