MAC Center for the Arts

     Past Events at the MAC Center for the Arts

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In addition to our regular events, we’ve been fortunate to host some ‘one time’ special exhibits and programs. Check out the photo archives of all the amazing events that take place at or sponsored by MAC Center for the Arts!!!


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December 16, 2017


December 14, 2017

  Saturday December 2, 201710th Anniversary Celebration  

October 29, 2017 2 PM
Symphony of Whales FREE VSO Halloween Concert


October 28, 2017
Mask Making Workshop


October 6, 2017
Photography Exhibition The People of Chhattisgarh, India’s Crown Jewels


September 9 - 30, 2017 Plein Air Exhibit
"Waters of Life: Farms, Rivers & Ponds"

June 24, 2017 - September 5, 2017 EXHIBIT

Memphremagog Watershed Association – Preserving the Beauty of Our Waters


August 19, 2017

Premiere Event CD Release


MAC Center for the Arts presents the Seventh Annual ART IN BLOOM
August 4 -6
, 2017


MAC Center for the Arts - Crazy T-Shirt Workshop - June 3 - 10-11 a.m.


Downstairs Gallery - Free to Public Opening Reception April 28 -5-7 pm
The Exhibit runs thru June 3rd, 2017

    Art in Bloom 2017

See the video from the Newport Dispatch coverage of Art in Bloom 2017

  Crazy T-shirt Workshop   Recycle into Spring Exhibit  

MAC Center for the Arts Junque du Jour Sale March 20, 2017

10 AM-3 PM


MAC Center for the Arts Academy for Children in Theatre (Act 1) Once Upon a Time - Theatre Workshop - January 21


Evergreen Centerpiece Family Workshop at MAC Center for the Arts Dec3, 2016

      Act One    

Portrait of a Forest: Men and Machine Exhibit Nove 18 - Dec 31, 2016


Act 1 Theatre Workshop    
October 15, 2016


MAC Center for the Arts Mandala Project Sept. 24, 2016

      Act1 Theatre Workshop    

MAC & Plein Air NEK present ART OUTSIDE the WALLS - en Plein Air Sept. 16 - Oct 15, 2016


MAC Center for the Arts Highlights Local Authors September 24, 2016


The Sixth Annual Art in Bloom July 21 -23, 2016

    Call for Artists   Newport kis for Book Lovers  

Art in Bloom 2016


MAC Center for the Arts presents Phyllis J. Hammond - A Retrospective July 1-Sep 10


MAC Center for the Arts presented LUNARt Madness – An enchanting evening of Music and Prose Newport. May 21, 2016


MAC Center for the ArtsFar and Wide, Near and Dear May 6th - June11, 2016

    Phyllis Hammond Retrospective   Lunart Madness   

February 20 - April 16, 2016
ANTARCTICA – a Photographic Journey, by photographer, Stephen K. Malshuk.


November 20, 2015– January 23, 2016 Lisa Eshleman Foster – one woman show –Ancesters – Going Way Back


MAC Center in Newport on Friday December 11th at 7:30

        Bingle Jells  

Dec. 5th, 2015
MAC Center for the Arts – 5the Annual Holiday Craft Workshop


November 20 – 5-7 pm MAC Center for the Arts Holiday Opening and Vernissage – Main Gallery


TAKE NOTE: Nostalgia - a musical eventFriday,October 23, 7:30 pm

    Xmas Workshop      

Newport's Fall Foliage Festival MAC won " Most Original


Fourth Annual Vermont Watercolor Show Sept. 18 - Oct. 31, 2015


Donna Jean Safford,
25 Years of Painting
July 4 – September 8, 2015 

    Mac won most original in the Newport Fall Festival Scarecrow contest     Donna Jean Safford Retrospective  

Art in Bloom
July 23, 2015


Muse-ical Harvest III -
Such Short Little Lives

May 16, 2015


Recycle into Spring Exhibit

Opening Reception
April 17th

    AIB2015   Muse-ical Harvet III   Recycle into Spring Opening REception 4-17-15  

Muse-ical Harvest II -  Moonlight In Vermont Friday, April 10th, 2015


Recycled Art Workshop
Friday, March 27


Robert Burns Day
January 7, 2015

    Muse-ical Harvest 2   REcycled Workshop   Robert Burns Day Performance  

4th Annual Handmade Holiday Craft Class

Saturday, December 13


It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry
Friday, December 12


Holiday Opening Reception November 21, 2014



MAC Craft Class



QNEK It's a Wonderful Life


Trick or Treat at MAC
Saturday November 1, 2014


MAC Center for the Arts Hosts Muse-ical Harvest: An Evening of Words and Music on Friday, October 24, 5-7 p.m.


Fall Watercolor Show & Sale

Sept 12th - Oct. 3rd, 2014


    Trick or Treat at MAC   Muse-ical Harvest Event   Watercolor Show  

Behind the Curtain with QNEK Productions: Producing On Stage for the Theatre-Lover
September 5th from 5-7pm


The Golden Cage Exhibit
June 27 - September 6, 2014



July 24 -July 26, 2014

    QNEK: Behind the Curtain   The Golden Cage   Art in Bloom  

The Mandala Community Weaving Project – July 12th during Aquafest


Before I Die Exhibit
April 8 - Saturday, June 21



Let it Rip- Card Collage

Saturday, May 31, 2014

    Mandala Project   Before I Die Interactive Exhibit   Let It Rip Workshop  







Super Studio Sale
February 21-22, 2014


Winter Art Sale
FEBRUARY 3 - 22, 2014


Valentines Opening Reception
Friday February 7th, 2014

    MAC Super Studio Sale   Winter Art Sale   MAC Valentines Opeing Reception  

Charles Dickens’

A Christmas Carol
December 13, 2013


Holiday Paper Crafts WorkshopDecember 7, 2013


Holiday Opening Reception November 22, 2013

    Christmas Carol QNEK Production   Paper Craft Workshop  

Holiday Reception




workshop with Bonnie Nash

November 16, 2013

needle felting class


Backstage at the Rainbow Cattle Company Exhibit

October 4 - November 2, 2013



Fall Watercolor Show & Sale
August 30 -September 27, 2013



MAC/VWS Fall Watercolor Show & Sale


Some Enchanted Evening
with Eileen Kennedy
August 17, 2013


3rd Annual Art in Bloom
Nature Complements Art
July 25-27,2013


Art in Bloom 2013


Montgomery Figure Drawing Group Exhibit
May 4 - 25, 2013


Montgomery Figure Drawing Group Exhibit


Screening of "Makers- Women who make America"
April 19, 2013

Screening of "Makers- Women who make America"


April 6, 2013


SWAN Day 2013


Women on the Move Exhibit
April 6-27, 2013


Women on the Move Exhibit



5th Anniversary Year
Benefit Cabaret



Snow & Ice Exhibit

February 1- March 23, 2013



Snow & Ice Exhibit



2nd Annual Art in Bloom

July 25 - 27, 2012



Art in Bloom 2012


Newport: An Imaged Perspective

July 5 - Labor Day, 2012


Readings Program



Readings Poster


One Room Schoolhouses
of Vermont

May, 2012
One Room Schoolhouses


Art Post: Positive Images of Support from Vermont Students

March 23 - April 23, 2012






Ducktapia Workshop

December 11, 2011

Ducktapia Workshop


Mask Workshop

October 23, 2011



One Hundred Thousand
Poets for Change

September 24, 2011


00 Thousand Poets for Change

Photographic Glimpses of Cuba
August 14, 2011




July 9 - Labor Day, 2011


puzzles poster


Hi-Low Exhibit

December 11 - 22, 2010

hi low exhibit


Remembrance: A Memorial

July 9 - September 6, 2010


Rememberance A Memorial


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