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“The Gift” – Callout for OCAC Member Show

Members of the Oceanside Community Cart Council: callout for upcoming non-juried exhibition. A show of original art:  THE GIFT The theme of "THE GIFT" does not refer necessarily to a Christmas or holiday theme - those who purchase the work will be encouraged to give...

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Autumn Harvest Fundraiser

Join us at the MAC for our Autumn Harvest Fundraiser October 2 - 31, 2018 - held over to November 13 -  Spend more than $50 in our Artisan Gift Shop during the month of October and enter your name for a wonderful piece of Robert Held Glass! Also this year...

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MAC 2017-2018 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...

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Classes at the MAC

“Love the environment and the MAC; encourages creativity!”

student, Festive Fandala Class, May 4, 2019

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”