Tales for the Telling: If the Butler Didn't Do It, Who Did?

Featuring Lee Porteous & Marva Blackmore

This Friday

May 24 @7pm

Soft Shore: where land and water meet

Featuring outstanding artists, key organizations and engaging educational programs

Coming July 6 – September 1, 2019


Laurel Hibbert: Moments of Joy

April 20 to June 2, 2019

Jennifer McIntyre: Delights

April 20 to June 2, 2019

Art Exhibitions

Jennifer McIntyre artwork - florals

Exhibition: Jennifer McIntyre – Delights

Exhibition: Jennifer McIntyre - Delights April 20 - June 2, 2019   I was born into a family of artists. On my father’s side of the family there...

Soft Shore Installation Updates

Click here to read the latest update about our Soft Shore installation coming this summer

Sponsorship Levels

Become a sponsor for this summer’s Soft Shore art installation. Read details here and contact Jennifer Bate, Executive Director, McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC) (250)248-8185

painting of people looking at art in a gallery by Laurel Hibbert

Exhibition: Laurel Hibbert – Moments of Joy

“When asked what my artistic style is I have difficulty explaining. The best description I have been given is “Sophisticated Primitive”. I think that suits me best.

Music & Performances

poster for Tales for the Telling program May 24 - If the Butler Didn't Do It, Who Did?

Theatre & Storytelling

Click here to read about upcoming storytelling and theatre events

Upcoming Concerts

Click here to read about our upcoming concerts.

School for Creative Arts

Spring Workshops and Classes

Whether you are a beginner or or an experienced artist there’s sure to be something here you’ll love. Take a look at what we have in store for you!

Summer Programs for Kids and Youth

Get ready for some summer fun at the MAC!  In partnership with the Regional District of Nanaimo, MAC School for the Creative Arts will be offering summer courses for kids and youth this July. And watch for news about some exciting programs coming in August, too!

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133 McMillan Street
PO Box 1662
Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5


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