Welcome to MAC Center for the Arts!

The MAC Center for the Arts, also known as the Memphremagog Arts Collaborative Inc, is a nonprofit arts collaborative of artists, craftspeople, performing artists, published authors/illustrators, and supporting members.

MAC’s member-run Gallery and storefront, located at 158 Main St, Newport, VT, features the juried work of members and includes a wide variety of paintings, photography, books, pottery, jewelry, metalsmithing, music, fiber arts, fine furniture, wood craft, basketry, stained glass works, and much more.

Downstairs at MAC, our Exhibition Gallery is home to an ever-changing calendar of art exhibits, workshops, classes, performances, and lectures.

Founded in 2007, MAC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to nurture our community’s understanding, appreciation and support of the Arts, cultural heritage and humanities.

 Hours:

Monday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm

Current and Upcoming Events:

Art afficionados are invited to the Memphremagog Arts Collaborative’s six-week “Off the Wall” art show and sale. Opening reception is May 10, from 5 – 7pm, and continues through Sunday, June 23. The lightly-juried event promises an interesting array of unique and multi-dimensional art and craft as well as craft supplies. A portion of the proceeds goes to the MAC Scholarship Fund.

“It’s our first gallery show of 2024,” said Victoria Mathiesen, Special Exhibits director. “Many of us have collected original artwork over the years which we find that we no longer want, so “Off the Wall” hopes to help us downsize our collections.”

Upcoming Exhibit:

Inspiration of Trees exhibit opens July 5th

The “Inspiration of Trees” exhibit opens July 5th with an opening from 5-7pm at the Memphremagog Arts Collaborative in Newport. The event, in collaboration with the Northwoods Stewardship Center, will include all mediums that use wood or are inspired by trees. The exhibit will remain open throughout the summer. Both the exhibit and event opening on July 5th are free and open to the public.

“There will be an independent art activity that visitors can do on their own and then take home,” said Victoria Mathieson, one of the member organizers.

The MAC Center For the Arts, a 501C-3 non-profit organization, is located at 158 Main Street in Newport. For more information, please call 802.334.1966, or visit the web at http://www.maccenterforthearts.com.