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Ongoing Classes at the MAC

Ongoing Classes, Workshops and Community EventsClick on the links for more information/registration for these ongoing events. And don't forget, you can always visit our online Calendar for the most up-to-date information.MAC School for the Creative Arts April...

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Easter Weekend Hours

Easter Weekend Hours Good Friday, April 19 - Closed Saturday, April 20 - Open 10-4 Easter Sunday, April 21 - Closed Easter Monday, April 22 Closed Please bring your friends and family to the MAC on Saturday, visit our Artisan Gift Shop, and enjoy our new exhibitions:...

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Volunteer Week – Thank you!

Thank you, MAC volunteers! We love our Volunteers!  The MAC depends on the support of our volunteers who take tickets, serve refreshments, work in the gift shop, set up, take down, work in the garden, wash the tablecloths, work in the kitchen, help with Aging...

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MAC is on YouTube

The MAC - now on YouTube   Did you know we have our own YouTube channel? We're adding to it every week. Subscribe now and never miss an update on our Soft Shore project. Click here to check it out!

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Gardening Bee

2019 Gardening Bee Friday, May 10th, 1-3pm.   Calling all MAC gardeners!  Want to get your hands in the dirt?  It's time for our annual Gardening Bee at the MAC. Our Gardening Guru Gillian Walker will be there to run the show - we will be planting the Canada Gardens,...

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Meet You at the MAC in April

April in Parksville - at the MACGallery Exhibitions SURFACE LANGUAGE TWO...painting in an abstract dialect Leona PETRAK    Anne JONES   Dennis BROWN An exceptional exhibit featuring well-known and respected contemporary abstract artists February 26 - April 14, 2019...

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Looking for Artists in Residence

 Shout out to artists - would you like to bring your art supplies and come create at the MAC in one of our galleries once a week? We have artists who come to the MAC Tuesdays through Fridays each week as Artists In Residence.  Visitors enjoy seeing artists at work on...

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Another happy customer

“Always a pleasure deaing with Jennifer, and other staff/volunteers.”

April 16, 2019

Gift Shop Experience

“Friendly and helpful staff made my shopping experience most enjoyable.”

 

Artisan Gift Shop customer, April 15, 2019

About Kimberly Miller's Rainshadow Exhibition

“Kimberly Miller’s gallery of Art was amazing. Loved it all.”

MAC visitor and customer, January 19, 2019

Another happy visitor

“I love going to the MAC.”

MAC visitor and customer, January 12, 2019

People are loving Monet Revisited and our staff!

“Friendly attendant who took special care in wrapping a vase that, if not wrapped properly, could break. Liked the setup of the Robert Held display. Am a big fan of his work.”

customer, August 18, 2018

From an Artisan Gift Shop customer

“Cheryl is such a friendly and welcoming ambassador for the McMillan Arts Centre.”

August 18, 2018

More about the MAC and Monet ReVisited

“It was wonderful to meet Robert Held and visit the gallery of his beautiful glass pieces. Such beauty was inspiring.
Thank you for this show and the gallery of the talented artists in your area. It was a real pleasure.”

MAC visitor and customer, August 2018

Comments about Monet ReVisited

“An amazing installation!  Love Monet & Robert Held, so to me – Perfection!”
“Very meditative exhibition!”
“Chihuly’s got nothin’ on you Robert!: xoxo
“Love Robert Held’s work.  Visit his gallery every time in town.  Diverted to see show when saw poster.  Fabulous!”
“World Class!  Wow!”
“Exceptional, above-and-beyond anything here before in our little town!”
“I like the way the central benches evoke L’Orangerie in the Jardins des Tuileries in Paris.  Also brings back memories of Giverny.  Great vases, & imaginative use of glass to represent L’Orangerie, paintings circling room, Great Bridge in Centre”
“To sit, to listen, to feel.  To sense the beauty of the world through the eyes of the artistic soul.  That is Living!”

From an Exhibitor

Grant Leier, Nixie Barton and Paul Jorgensen exhibited at the MAC April 17 – June 2, 2018.

“Our experience at MAC was wonderful, Jennifer was a dream to work with as was Cheryl, the Gift Shop Supervisor, who organized the food for the opening reception.  Our return visits with clients was always met with professionalism and kindness, you have a very good thing going at the MAC, I would highly recommend your venue to anyone. Also, the three individuals who assisted with the installations were great too.

Best wishes for the success of your events, sincerely, Grant”