Coquitlam Maillardville Heritage Trust
'Celebrating the Arts and Our Cultural Heritage'
What We Do                                                
Mission Statement

To acquisition or commissioning the creation of artistic or literary works for public display or study at an arts facility located in Coquitlam. 

It began with the $2 million capital campaign of the Maillardville Heritage Square 

The Maillardville Heritage Square is now a celebration of "community" a tribute to Coquitlam's Milltown past and legacy to Coquitlam's evolving future.  The square provides the community with invaluable artistic and heritage educational opportunities.

Phase 1 
Restoration of Mackin House

Phase 2
New education annex to be linked by a new main foyer to the newly restored Place des Arts

Phase 3
Relocation of the original railroad station with caboose, historic forestry exhibit, outdoor amphitheater, gardens, scenic walkways and central square

Phase 4
Final conversation of Mackin House into Coquitlams only period style historical museum

Current grant recipient list will be announced shortly.

Recent grants supplied by CMHT are:

Mackin Heritage Home and Toy Museum has received over $110,000
$10,000    Renovations and restoration of the main hall 
$14,000    Renovations restoration of the bedrooms
$17,800    Implementation of program and acquisition of exhibits and displays
$12,000    Renovations in the Frenchette room
$   9,750    Renovations in building deficiencies and security
$   4,170    Purchase a computer, programs, labels, scanner and printer to establish a computerized collections management system

Coquitlam Public Library has received over $20,000 
$   3,050     Preservation of historical photographs and documents of Coquitlam history
$15,700     Purchase a microfilm reader to support the library's local history collection
$   1,300     Purchase a scanner

Society francophone de Maillardville has received over $14,000
$   4,500     Support Flaunt your Frenchness Campaign
$10,000     Assist with the cost of the publishing of Maillardville 100 Years and Beyond

Place Maillarville has received over $95,000
$50,000     Phase 1 Renovation of lower hall
$34,000     Phase 2 Renovation of lower hall 
$   5,500     Summer camp programs for children
$   5,500     Summer camp programs for children

Place des Arts has received over $210,000
$   5,000    Feasibility study to expand Place des Arts
$   8,500    Research and development of curriculum and study guides for a school age Art and History Exploration program
$17,400    Purchase a baby grand piano, event tents and improve lighting in the atrium and main hall galleries
$20,000    Collaborative research project on existing and potential markets to help develop better opportunities for programs
$   8,000   Annual summer festival, Fair in the Square
$15,000   Enhance and replace signage for Heritage Square
$   5,000   Purchase a processing module for program registration
$   5,000   Support Musique Chez Nous
$30,000   Arts Scholarship Endowment Fund
$   5,000   Support production of 35th Anniversary Theatre production
$   9,000   Support the Community Artreach program

Through continued corporate and individual support, the Coquitlam Maillardville Heritage Trust is committed to fundraising and donating grants to financially support children and facilities in the history and arts within the City of Coquitlam.