Exhibition by David Hockney now open at the MAC
19 Aug 2016

Exhibition by David Hockney now open at the MAC

Today marks the unveiling of the eagerly anticipated exhibition I draw, I do by David Hockney at the MAC. The exhibition, which runs until 16 October is the first significant presentation of Hockney’s work in Ireland.

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Shortlist announced for 2nd year of the MAC's Art Prize
28 Jul 2016

Shortlist announced for 2nd year of the MAC's Art Prize

We are excited to launch MAC International Ulster Bank Prize 2016 - the biggest contemporary art prize in Ireland and one of the most significant prizes in the UK. The award offers professional artists across the world the opportunity to exhibit at the MAC, as well as a prize fund of £20,000 sponsored by Ulster Bank for the overall winner.

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Exhibition by world famous artist David Hockney to come to the MAC
31 May 2016

Exhibition by world famous artist David Hockney to come to the MAC

A new exhibition by artist David Hockney is set to open this summer at the MAC. It will be the first significant presentation of David Hockney’s work in Ireland.

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New art exhibition about humour opens at the MAC
5 May 2016

New art exhibition about humour opens at the MAC

Tonight we unveil our latest exhibition entitled Double Act: Art and Comedy, this major group exhibition looks at the role of comedy in everyday life. It is itself a ‘double act’, with half the artists displayed at the MAC, Belfast and the other half at Liverpool gallery, Bluecoat.

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New work from MAC HATCH Artists
4 May 2016

New work from MAC HATCH Artists

The MAC’s Hatch scheme is a long-term project based on the MAC’s commitment to ensuring that locally based, new and emerging artists are able to play their part in developing the creative energy at the heart of the MAC.This week we are delighted that two of the 2015-16 HATCH Artists Paula O’Reilly and Oona Doherty are premiering new work at the MAC as part of the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival.

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The MAC is 4 today
20 Apr 2016

The MAC is 4 today

Today we are delighted to be celebrating our fourth year since opening the MAC. 

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Belfast Film Festival Recommendations
14 Apr 2016

Belfast Film Festival Recommendations

We are delighted to announce that today marks the launch of the 16th annual Belfast Film Festival. The MAC is proud to say that Rose Baker, a member of our Box Office Team has also been working hard as part of the Belfast Film Festival programming team and she has kindly given us her top recommendations on the events you don’t want to miss the next ten days…

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MAC Job News
14 Mar 2016

MAC Job News

The MAC is seeking to appoint a Creative Director to shape and lead the artistic vision for the MAC.

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Masterpiece for the MAC 2016
12 Feb 2016

Masterpiece for the MAC 2016

Belfast pupil Jamie Marley Cush from St Gerard’s Special Support Unit has been announced as the overall winner of the Masterpiece for the MAC competition 2016, sponsored by Ulster Bank.

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David Lyttle - Artist in Residence
1 Feb 2016

David Lyttle - Artist in Residence

The MAC is delighted to announce David Lyttle as our new Artist in Residence in 2016. 

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MAC’s major £20,000 art prize now open for entries
15 Jan 2016

MAC’s major £20,000 art prize now open for entries

The MAC has launched MAC International 2016 – its international art prize that offers professional artists the opportunity to exhibit at the MAC, with a substantial prize of £20,000 awarded to the winner.

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MAC Statement
13 Jan 2016

MAC Statement

The MAC, like other arts organisations in the city has made a bid for funding support under the Council’s Multi Annual Funding Programme. 

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MAC creates artwork for Belfast
2 Dec 2015

MAC creates artwork for Belfast

You may have noticed some interesting billboards popping up across the city displaying an image of an outstretched hand. The billboards are an artwork, “Untitled” (For Jeff), made by Cuban-born American artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres, displayed now in Northern Ireland for the first time as part of the exhibition This Place. Responding to this piece, the MAC has designed a new community project called “Untitled” (For Belfast).

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Lidl's gift to the MAC
13 Nov 2015

Lidl's gift to the MAC

The MAC is delighted to announce that retailer, Lidl Northern Ireland, has renewed its sponsorship of the venue’s Christmas programme for a third year.

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MAC Statement
13 Nov 2015

MAC Statement

The MAC has confirmed that scaffolding will be erected on 16 November to prepare for remedial action to the exterior facade of the building.

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Artwork by Felix Gonzalez-Torres spills out across the streets of Belfast
30 Oct 2015

Artwork by Felix Gonzalez-Torres spills out across the streets of Belfast

This week, the MAC launches a new exhibition by late Cuban-born American artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres that will fill all three of the MAC’s galleries and will also spill out from the building into the city. One of the artworks of an outstretched hand, called “Untitled” (for Jeff), will be seen on billboards across Belfast from the Shankill Road to Short Strand for the duration of the exhibition.

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​Newest Artist in Residence at the MAC, David Lyttle nominated for prestigious MOBO Award.
23 Oct 2015

​Newest Artist in Residence at the MAC, David Lyttle nominated for prestigious MOBO Award.

Newest Artist in Residence at the MAC, David Lyttle has been nominated for a prestigious MOBO Award.

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MAC Hatch Supported Artists Programme - Artists announced
10 Sep 2015

MAC Hatch Supported Artists Programme - Artists announced

We are delighted to introduce the four emerging artists who will be taking up residence at the MAC as part of our Hatch Supported Artist Programme 2015-2016. Paula O’Reilly, Oona Doherty and husband and wife team, Amadan, were selected from over 40 applicants and will be given access to the MAC’s spaces and resources for the next twelve months. The artists will also receive support and guidance from key members of the MAC’s staff to support them in the development of their creative practice.

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New exhibition takes viewers on a journey along the River Bann
27 Aug 2015

New exhibition takes viewers on a journey along the River Bann

The MAC is delighted to present a major new film work Drifting the Bann by Barbara Freeman - a film premiere made possible through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s Major Artists Award.

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Cross-community project creates teeny tiny sculptures
21 Aug 2015

Cross-community project creates teeny tiny sculptures

Lilliput Now is one of the MAC’s cross-community projects that invited 10 creative young people from Belfast to work alongside renowned local artist Ursula Burke.

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New exhibition rooted in Northern Ireland opens at the MAC
27 Jul 2015

New exhibition rooted in Northern Ireland opens at the MAC

This August, a new exhibition by Belfast-based artist Paddy McCann that has been two years in the making, opens at the MAC.

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MAC partners with Moving on Music for new Artist in Residence
20 Jul 2015

MAC partners with Moving on Music for new Artist in Residence

The MAC and Moving on Music are delighted to announce that sonic artist Gerard Gormley is the next recipient of the MAC Artist in Residence, the residency is hosted in partnership with Moving on Music.

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MAC Hatch Supported Artist Programme Now Open
15 Jun 2015

MAC Hatch Supported Artist Programme Now Open

The MAC announces that applications are now open for the third year of their Supported Artist Programme, Hatch

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Martin Parr selects shortlist for Museum of the Year photography competition
8 Jun 2015

Martin Parr selects shortlist for Museum of the Year photography competition

The public vote has opened for the Museum of the Year Photography Competition. Acclaimed photographer Martin Parr has selected six images out of 1800 entries and now it's time to choose a winner.

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Young curators embark on a week of learning at the MAC
19 May 2015

Young curators embark on a week of learning at the MAC

This is a hugely exciting opportunity for independent curators to learn from some of the best in our field.." (Hugh Mulholland)

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MAC fans urged to get snappy
14 May 2015

MAC fans urged to get snappy

photography competition at the MAC

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New exhibition opens at the MAC, recently nominated for Museum of the Year Prize 2015
5 May 2015

New exhibition opens at the MAC, recently nominated for Museum of the Year Prize 2015

I will go there, take me home: guest curated by Greg McCartney

Opens 8 May

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MAC Statement
27 Apr 2015

MAC Statement

"An issue with the basalt cladding of the MAC has been identified and remedial works have been completed."

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MAC announced as finalist for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015
24 Apr 2015

MAC announced as finalist for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015

The six museums shortlisted for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015 were announced today.

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New writing by award-winning writer Abbie Spallen premieres at the MAC
30 Mar 2015

New writing by award-winning writer Abbie Spallen premieres at the MAC

Lally the Scut, a new play by the critically acclaimed Northern Ireland playwright Abbie Spallen and featuring a cast of 12 well known faces from Northern Ireland stage and screen, will premiere at the MAC this April.

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Sixteen more visual arts organisations across the UK, from Derry to Milton Keynes to Southampton, join Plus Tate
25 Mar 2015

Sixteen more visual arts organisations across the UK, from Derry to Milton Keynes to Southampton, join Plus Tate

The MAC is pleased to announce that Plus Tate, the contemporary visual arts network, is to expand by sixteen institutions and the MAC has been chosen to join the original cohort.

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MAC statement on funding
25 Mar 2015

MAC statement on funding

"The news that the MAC’s ACNI (Arts Council Northern Ireland) grant has been cut by 5% is disappointing for the venue and for the arts in Northern Ireland..."

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Equality and enterprise take centre stage at the MAC
13 Mar 2015

Equality and enterprise take centre stage at the MAC

Gender equality will be centre stage in star organisations of the future - that was the message today as five of Northern Ireland’s best-known female professionals shared their experience of gender equality in modern-day organisations with young women from across the region.

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MAC Unveils Great MAC Writing Winners
13 Feb 2015

MAC Unveils Great MAC Writing Winners

Judges select 12 winning entries for the The Great MAC Writing Competition exhibition.

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Volunteer Taster Day Returns
1 Feb 2015

Volunteer Taster Day Returns

After great participant feedback in 2014, the MAC is once again opening it's doors to potential volunteers on Saturday 28 February.

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New comedy God of Carnage premieres at the MAC
14 Jan 2015

New comedy God of Carnage premieres at the MAC

This February (3-21), Prime Cut Productions and the MAC will premiere God of Carnage, a hilarious social satire directed by Emma Jordan and starring Dan Gordon, Kathy Kiera Clarke, Ali White and Sean Sloan.

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MAC continues to build on its international reputation with the launch of its 2015 Visual Arts Programme
8 Jan 2015

MAC continues to build on its international reputation with the launch of its 2015 Visual Arts Programme

We are pleased to announce details of our 2015/16 Visual Arts Programme which will continue to position the MAC as the leading visual arts venue in Northern Ireland and a significant contributor to national and international discourse around contemporary visual arts practice.

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Update from the Board
7 Jan 2015

Update from the Board

News on MAC Board

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BBC Performing Arts Fund announces 32 Ones to Watch for 2015
10 Dec 2014

BBC Performing Arts Fund announces 32 Ones to Watch for 2015

The BBC Performing Arts Fund is excited to announce that it will be supporting the next generation of performing arts talent across the UK by awarding Fellowships to 32 individuals.

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A Lidl bit of magic sprinkled at the MAC
21 Nov 2014

A Lidl bit of magic sprinkled at the MAC

The MAC brought some of the magic of Christmas to life last night with the unveiling of the spectacular Christmas window and lights switch on in association with Lidl, sponsors of the family Christmas show The Family Hoffmann’s Christmas Mystery Palace.

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MAC HAS A TRICK UP ITS SLEEVE FOR NEW CHRISTMAS SHOW
5 Nov 2014

MAC HAS A TRICK UP ITS SLEEVE FOR NEW CHRISTMAS SHOW

Belfast arts venues co-production with Cahoots NI is an action-packed spectacular full of magic and fun for all the family.

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Mairead McClean Named As Winner Of The MAC’s £20,000 Art Prize
30 Oct 2014

Mairead McClean Named As Winner Of The MAC’s £20,000 Art Prize

London based artist Mairéad McClean has been announced as the inaugural winner of the MAC International Ulster Bank £20,000 open arts prize which took place tonight at the MAC in Belfast.

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You won’t believe your eyes, with a magical pop-up experience in Belfast this weekend
24 Oct 2014

You won’t believe your eyes, with a magical pop-up experience in Belfast this weekend

Children’s theatre company to perform free magic shows ahead of ‘The Family Hoffmann’s Christmas Mystery Palace’

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Award-winning playwright Jimmy McAleavey premieres new drama at the MAC
20 Oct 2014

Award-winning playwright Jimmy McAleavey premieres new drama at the MAC

Tinderbox Theatre Company in association with the MAC presents a gripping new drama exploring family, love and fear. Written by Northern Irish playwright, Jimmy McAleavey, Unhome will open at the MAC on Tuesday 11 November and run until Saturday 22 November.

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GLOBAL SUPERSTAR TO ANNOUNCE MAC’S £20K ART PRIZE WINNER
15 Oct 2014

GLOBAL SUPERSTAR TO ANNOUNCE MAC’S £20K ART PRIZE WINNER

Scissor Sisters superstar, Ana Matronic, due in Belfast for MAC International announcement

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Young film makers from across Northern Ireland recognised in Self MADE Film Night at the MAC
8 Oct 2014

Young film makers from across Northern Ireland recognised in Self MADE Film Night at the MAC

The MAC, Belfast’s newest arts venue, has handed over the reins of the building and its programme to young people this week, with a unique festival for 14 – 18yr olds. 

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MAC GETS SET FOR GROUND-BREAKING CABARET
5 Sep 2014

MAC GETS SET FOR GROUND-BREAKING CABARET

Stellar cast preparing to deliver musical sensation of the year at Belfast arts venue

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Self MADE Film Night - Call for Entries
2 Sep 2014

Self MADE Film Night - Call for Entries

MADE Festival 2014.

Self MADE Film Night, in association with the Belfast Film Festival.

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MAC Volunteer Taster Day
29 Aug 2014

MAC Volunteer Taster Day

Join Us

For one good reason to Get MACtive

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ACCLAIMED BECKETT TRILOGY SET FOR NI DEBUT AT THE MAC
6 Aug 2014

ACCLAIMED BECKETT TRILOGY SET FOR NI DEBUT AT THE MAC

Irish actress Lisa Dwan to perform plays after sell-out runs at Royal Court Theatre and West End

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SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR MAC INTERNATIONAL 2014
22 Jul 2014

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR MAC INTERNATIONAL 2014

MAC’S NEW £20K ART PRIZE IS TRULY INTERNATIONAL

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Dance Summer School Apprenticeships at the MAC
24 Jun 2014

Dance Summer School Apprenticeships at the MAC

We want two dancers aged 17-18 to come along and shadow our professional dancer, Hatch artist Eileen McClory (OfftheRailsDance), and play an important role in the delivery of the MAC Dance Summer School.

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All-Ireland exclusive of provocative Chilean trilogy set to launch at Belfast arts venue
9 May 2014

All-Ireland exclusive of provocative Chilean trilogy set to launch at Belfast arts venue

As election season grips Northern Ireland, we are set to take a look at politics from a totally different angle. In an all-new co-production, Prime Cut Productions and the MAC showcase the very best in homegrown drama with a trilogy of plays performed and directed by an all-female cast.

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Richard Gorman and Susan Connolly produce exciting new paintings for the MAC
8 May 2014

Richard Gorman and Susan Connolly produce exciting new paintings for the MAC

An exhibition of new paintings by one of Ireland’s leading abstract painters Richard Gorman opens tonight at the MAC, alongside new works by Kildare based artist Susan Connolly

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The MAC goes pink for Giro
2 May 2014

The MAC goes pink for Giro

The MAC is going pink this week with a series of free and ticketed events to celebrate the Giro arriving in town.

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3 Apr 2014

Golden girl Kelly Gallagher joins 100 young people at the MAC to explore identity

Northern Ireland Paralympic hero Kelly Gallagher joined almost 100 local schoolchildren at a special arts workshop at the MAC exploring how young people view their identity.

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Coming Soon - Graham Gingles
28 Mar 2014

Coming Soon - Graham Gingles

We are extremely excited to be part of 14-18 NOW - a major cultural programme taking place across the United Kingdom to mark the centenary of the First World War.

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Be part of the MAC’s freelance Artists Team
24 Mar 2014

Be part of the MAC’s freelance Artists Team

The MAC is seeking submissions from art practitioners across a range of disciplines to join our Freelance Artist Collective for 2014.

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Beckett Trilogy to play at the MAC
2 Feb 2014

Beckett Trilogy to play at the MAC

A trilogy of Samuel Beckett plays, performed by actress Lisa Dwan, which has sold out at the Royal Court Theatre before opening, will come to the MAC this Autumn for six performances only.

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World renowned artist Kara Walker comes to the MAC
24 Jan 2014

World renowned artist Kara Walker comes to the MAC

Controversial, yet visually stunning, exhibition arrives in Belfast

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28 Nov 2013

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

The MAC is open every day over Christmas and New Year, except Christmas Day. We do however have some small changes to our opening times...

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Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín helps launch the MADE Festival
11 Oct 2013

Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín helps launch the MADE Festival

Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín helped to open the MADE Festival on Monday 7 Ocotber, a festival MADE by young people for young people.

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3 Oct 2013

Call out for artists to join the MAC's HATCH Supported Artist Scheme

The MAC is on the lookout for new and emerging artists to apply for the second year of the HATCH Supported Artist Scheme, which will run from January 2014 until the end of December 2014.

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MAC is ready-MADE for teenage festival
1 Oct 2013

MAC is ready-MADE for teenage festival

Returning for a second time after a hugely successful debut last year, MADE sees the MAC being handed over to 14 to 18 year olds for a host of fun activities from 7-13 October, ranging from live performances and gigs to craft workshops and film screenings.

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Recruitment Drive for ‘MACtivists’
26 Sep 2013

Recruitment Drive for ‘MACtivists’

The MAC is currently recruiting people of all ages and backgrounds to be part of their dynamic team of more than 100 volunteers called MACtivists.

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Culture Night is here
20 Sep 2013

Culture Night is here

Make sure you swing by the MAC during Culture Night - we’ve lots going on today as part of the celebrations and we've even launched some ticket offers for next week's In the Court of...Tom Ravenscroft festival to celebrate.

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The MAC launches A Year in Review: 2012-13
5 Sep 2013

The MAC launches A Year in Review: 2012-13

In our inaugural year we have been overwhelmed by the way in which the people of Belfast and beyond have taken to the MAC and we’d like to share The MAC: A Year in Review 2012-13 - to share some of the highlights from our spectacular first year.

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We’re on the lookout for MACtivists to join our volunteer team
27 Aug 2013

We’re on the lookout for MACtivists to join our volunteer team

The MAC is currently recruiting people of all ages and backgrounds to be part of the dynamic team of more than 100 volunteers called MACtivists, a scheme sponsored by Coca-Cola HBC.

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Over 25 music, theatre, art and dance productions set for the MAC Line-up for this Autumn's Programme
14 Aug 2013

Over 25 music, theatre, art and dance productions set for the MAC Line-up for this Autumn's Programme

With the MAC having cemented its place in both Belfast’s skyline and cultural offering, today’s announcement of over 25 exciting new shows and events to take place between September and December 2013 promises to continue to elevate the MAC’s position as a cultural hub in its second year of programming.

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In the Court of…Tom Ravenscroft Programme Announced
8 Aug 2013

In the Court of…Tom Ravenscroft Programme Announced

Tom was in Belfast yesterday to officially unveil his festival line up which will see a host of eclectic acts from electronic music to comedy and club night events live at the MAC from 24-28 September.

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'Square' meals on the menu for first Saint Anne’s Square Summer Food Festival
24 Jul 2013

'Square' meals on the menu for first Saint Anne’s Square Summer Food Festival

Belfast chefs are prepping for the first ever Saint Anne’s Square Summer Food Festival on Sunday 28 July.

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The MAC's Family Room is now open
28 Jun 2013

The MAC's Family Room is now open

The Family Room, located on the ground floor, is a fun and vibrant place filled with everything from carefully selected books, entertaining monthly story time and even some elephants for children to sit on.

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Coca Cola support the MACtivist volunteer scheme
24 Jun 2013

Coca Cola support the MACtivist volunteer scheme

Coca Cola HBC sponsor the MACtivist scheme, which provides training for volunteers of all ages and backgrounds who play a vital role in welcoming visitors to the MAC working as gallery hosts, ushers and front of house support.

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The MAC wins top architectural award
13 Jun 2013

The MAC wins top architectural award

The MAC has been recognised for its architectural excellence with a National Award by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

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The MAC wins Marketing and Sales Excellence Category at Northern Ireland Tourism Awards 2013
31 May 2013

The MAC wins Marketing and Sales Excellence Category at Northern Ireland Tourism Awards 2013

The MAC is named winner of the Marketing and Sales Excellence category at the 2013 Northern Ireland Tourism Awards - an annual ceremony celebrating and showcasing the very best of Northern Ireland's local tourism industry.

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Primary Schools – Have you got your Passport to the MAC?
15 May 2013

Primary Schools – Have you got your Passport to the MAC?

The MAC in partnership with Ulster Bank has launched an innovative new scheme to help primary schools get involved in the arts. Passport to the MAC, funded by Arts & Business NI, enables schools across Northern Ireland to avail of free transport to the MAC’s Christmas show.

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29 Apr 2013

Construction Work Contract Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Package

The MAC Board of Trustees invites suitably qualified and experienced organisations to tender for the completion of a remedial works contract at the MAC (Metropolitan Arts Centre).

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The MAC turns 1 on Saturday 20 April 2013
18 Apr 2013

The MAC turns 1 on Saturday 20 April 2013

The MAC turns 1 on Saturday 20 April 2013. Join us to celebrate our birthday from 10am on Saturday for coffee and cupcakes, ticket giveaways and fun throughout the day.

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Want to be the first to try a Tweet Seat at The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee?
11 Apr 2013

Want to be the first to try a Tweet Seat at The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee?

We’re offering those Twitter addicts following the MAC the opportunity to win a Tweet Seat to be a guest reviewer for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, on Tuesday 16 April or Wednesday 17 April.

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The MAC gets a helping hand to kick off its first birthday celebrations.
5 Apr 2013

The MAC gets a helping hand to kick off its first birthday celebrations.

The MAC gets a helping hand to kick off its month-long first birthday celebrations. For more info on the MAC’s first birthday celebrations, keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter in the coming weeks.

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Dr Brown wants your bike!
15 Mar 2013

Dr Brown wants your bike!

Dr Brown wants your bike! We're looking for temporary use of a small child’s bike as a prop for the show in exchange for a family ticket to see the show on Saturday 23 March at 3pm. Read the story for full details on how to enter the draw.

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Call for proposals for Pick ‘n’ Mix Festival 2013
12 Feb 2013

Call for proposals for Pick ‘n’ Mix Festival 2013

Call for proposals for Pick ‘n’ Mix Festival 2013. Following last year’s move to its permanent home at the MAC, the Pick ‘n’ Mix Festival returns this year from Friday 14 - Sunday 16 June 2013.

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8 Feb 2013

Warhol Mania sets in at the MAC

More than 500 invited guests including deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness were at the MAC for the preview of the very first major Andy Warhol exhibition ever seen in Northern Ireland.

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17 Jan 2013

World famous line-up unveiled at the MAC for 2013

Following on from a spectacular opening season that has seen the MAC welcome over 200,000 visitors through its doors, Belfast’s newest arts venue has announced its spring programme for 2013. Packed with the best in art, live theatre, music, comedy and dance, a visit to the MAC will be a must this year.

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MAC launches Golden Bookmark hunt
2 Nov 2012

MAC launches Golden Bookmark hunt

A Golden Opportunity to win with the MAC this Christmas. You could be in with a chance to win family tickets for the MAC's highly anticipated Christmas show, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, by simply opening a book.

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MADE at the MAC – a festival MADE by young people
3 Oct 2012

MADE at the MAC – a festival MADE by young people

The MAC, Belfast’s newest arts venue, is about to embark on another first. Between 6-13 October, the MAC will be hosting its very first festival for young people to coincide with the launch of their dedicated youth-led space - The Den.

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21 Sep 2012

Culture Night at the MAC

We’ve lots going on at the MAC today as part of Culture Night celebrations, all kicking off in our galleries from 10am until late tonight - with lots to see, performances and food and drink offers.

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The MAC is in search of a 'pop art' masterpiece.
18 Sep 2012

The MAC is in search of a 'pop art' masterpiece.

Now in its third year, we are pleased to announce that our search for twelve masterpieces to feature in the MAC’s 2013 calendar is now underway - as we launch 'A Masterpiece for the MAC 3'.

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Get your gramophones out
31 Aug 2012

Get your gramophones out

The MAC, Belfast’s newest arts venue, is calling on the public to temporarily offer up their antique gramophones and phonographs for use in an upcoming new theatre production in Belfast.

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Mini Moos Cow Parade arrives at the MAC
6 Jul 2012

Mini Moos Cow Parade arrives at the MAC

The Cow Parade is the world’s largest public art exhibition created by the community in the city it exhibits.

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18 Jun 2012

The MAC and ArtsEkta present the final showcase of MAChord

The MAC and ArtsEkta are delighted to present the final showcase performance of MAChord at the MAC on Tuesday 19 June.

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1 Jun 2012

Straight to DVD is now on tour

After a sell-out run at the MAC that received critical acclaim, the ponies are getting ready to tour their hilarious new show to Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick, Friday 1 June and The Playhouse, Derry/Londonderry, Saturday 2 June.

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17 May 2012

New art installation ‘The Permanent Present’ by Mark Garry is launched at the MAC

New art installation ‘The Permanent Present’ by Mark Garry is launched at the MAC

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20 Apr 2012

The stage is set for MAC-nificent addition to the NI Arts Scene

It was the first curtain call for Belfast’s newest arts venue the MAC last night, as it opened its doors in dramatic style. With abseilers scaling the building to remove a drape from the front of the Saint Anne’s Square venue, accompanied by a 10 piece band, visitors knew they were in for a spectacular evening.

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1 Mar 2012

MAC celebrates World Book Day as customers eat up tickets for The Incredible Book Eating Boy

The MAC has double celebration for World Book Day - dates for this new family production The Incredible Book-Eating Boy are already selling out.

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23 Feb 2012

Call for proposals for Pick ‘n’ Mix Festival 2012

Pick ‘n’ Mix 2012 is a weekend-long festival featuring the very best of local music, theatre and dance. If you are a young or emerging company with a track record of producing new performance work, you are eligible to apply to the Pick ‘n’ Mix festival.

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3 Feb 2012

The MAC is Recruiting!

The MAC is working in partnership with Grafton Recruitment to make key appointments to our team - read on for details of the specific jobs available.

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3 Feb 2012

The MAC takes Centre Stage with World Class Programme Launch

The MAC, Belfast’s brand new arts venue, today launched its opening programme at an event hosted by broadcaster and journalist Mariella Frostrup.

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9 Jan 2012

Volunteer Opportunities at the MAC

The MAC seeks volunteers to join the MACtivist team.

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