About MAC Center for the Arts

Mission Statement

The MAC exists to nurture our community’s understanding, appreciation and support of the arts, cultural heritage, and humanities.

Introduction 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 comprised of artists, craftspeople, musicians, 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, metal work, jewelry, music, fiber arts, fine furniture, wood craft, basketry, stained glass works, and much more.  Our members demonstrate a high quality, professional caliber of work, and strive to create and maintain a vibrant, innovative, and involved arts community both within MAC and in the greater community.

Downstairs at MAC, our Exhibition Gallery is home to an ever-changing calendar of art exhibits, workshops, classes, performances, and lectures. Every exhibit includes an opening reception, complete with wine, food, and engaging conversation. Please see the pages of Upcoming Exhibits and Events to find out what is happening next, as well asPast Exhibits of Events, to get an overview of the many and varied exhibits and events MAC has put on over the years.

MAC is a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization. Our Mission Statement reads: “The MAC exists to nurture our community’s understanding, appreciation, and support of the Arts, cultural heritage, and humanities”.

Please come visit us and enjoy shopping in the gallery or attending an event – or simply check out our new online shop from the comfort of home! Thank you for your interest in MAC Center for the Arts!