McMillan Arts Centre - Oceanside Community Arts Council

Rock around the MAC

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It’s coming!  Get your tickets now for a rockin’ good time! Rock around the MAC is an OCAC fundraiser with all proceeds going to the MAC. September 10, 2016 – 8:00 pm Parksville Community & Conference Centre Featuring Eddie and the Funk and classics from the 60’s, 70’s and 80′s Silent Auction, Live Auction, Food, Dance Tickets $20 and available online, at the…

Jazz at the MAC: Tony Foster – Trio Paradiso

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PROJECT PARADISO​ ​JAZZ INTERPRETATIONS OF CLASSIC FILM COMPOSERS TONY FOSTER PLAYS THE MUSIC OF ​ENNIO MORRICONE AND HENRY MANCINI The MAC will be hosting a unique “CD Release Event” celebrating the music of 2 iconic film composers–Ennio Morricone and Henry Mancini– with Tony Foster’s creative arrangements of such classics as “Theme From The Pink Panther”, “Love Theme From Cinema Paradiso,” as well…

Guitar & Rhythms with Gerry Barnum

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MAC’s School for the Creative Arts and Regional District of Nanaimo presents Guitar & Rhythms for 8-12  year olds In these fun interactive sessions you will learn about music and guitars.  How to strum, pick and finger-pick, and about BEATS and RHYTHMS while exploring BAND in a BOX.  A lively and fun musical adventure with musician Gerry Barnum. Aug 3-5 from 1pm to…

Meet the Artist – Alan Cornall

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Alan Cornall invites you to the MAC Wednesday July 27th from 1-3 pm Alan Cornall, featured photographer in the MAC’s Concert Gallery this month, is hosting a drop-in meet and greet July 27th in the Concert Gallery.  Allan will be there to talk about his travels and his photography. Alan’s work encompasses everything from portraits to commercial photography, but his true…

August External Exhibit: Jode Tilley

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The MAC’s External Exhibit at Café Adagio features a unique exhibit of Encaustic Art by local artist Jode Tilley. Encaustic art, an ancient art form involving the application of wax by means of a hot instrument, often results in totally unpredictable images  interpreted solely by viewers  imaginations.   A floral image may in the end become a landscape!  Tilley describes her art form…