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Italic Lettering Classes

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Learn a new skill this Fall in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. No previous skill required. Short equipment list and small class size so plenty of personal help.  Judi Hopewell is both an artist and an accomplished calligrapher and is an avid promoter of the vanishing skill of hand lettering. What you need to know You will only need to bring…

Creating Movement in Your Paintings

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Intermediate Painters Workshop Instructor – Sharon Quirke, BA, MA Loosen up and let in some fresh air! Learn how to move paint in broad strokes and make your personal mark. Sharon has a bold and dramatic style. Her work is colourful and layered with emotion, fluidity and the sensation of light. Sharon Quirke is a professional artist living in West…

Zentangle® Basics Class

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If you can write your name, you can create a Zentangle tile! This starter class is a fun and relaxing way to explore the world of Zentangle. We’ll learn some basics ‘tangles’ as well as philosophy and the method of this satisfying art form. You’ll create two 3.5″ Zentangle tiles of your own (like the one shown) and see how…

MAC 2017-2018 Performance Season

MAC Pick 6 2017-19 Performance Season

The MAC is proud to announce its 2017-2018 Performance Series.  This season will feature a total of seventeen performances with a wide variety of concerts and storytelling.  Download the brochure here for full details. Our Pick 6 Performance Package will be offered from now until March 23, 2018.  Choose any six performances from our 2017-18 season and pay $99 ($90 for…

August ATC Swap – Free Drop In

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Drop into the Mac and learn all about Artist Trading Cards. Joyce Burns, our Artist in Residence, will be doing another informative demo in her continuing series of artists’ techniques that can be applied to ATCs or your own art exploration. We will be swapping cards at 1:00 pm then having our demo and hopefully some time for creative play.…

August at the MAC

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August Exhibition – August 1-26, 2017   Beachcomber Artists present The Joy of Colour Art Show (more details here) Opening Reception Saturday, August 5th from 1-3 pm Everyone welcome!   Music and Events in August 2017 JAZZ at the MAC proudly presents TWO concerts in August!  Vancouver Island Summer Sounds continues:   JAZZ:  Mildly Wild (formerly Eryn Sharpe Trio in a…