When it comes to bringing a lesson alive, the MAC is the place to be.
We’ve welcomed over 15,000 school children to the MAC and counting, and throughout the year we offer lots of creative learning opportunities for students of all ages. Your class can experience a live theatre show, enjoy world-class art exhibitions, take a tour backstage or enjoy a customised creative workshop led by a professional artist.
MAC International - 9 November 2018 - 31 March 2019
MAC International is the largest arts prize in Ireland and one of the few major art prizes in the UK, offering artists from around the world an opportunity to exhibit at the MAC in Belfast. Now in its third edition, MAC International presents a snapshot of the most exciting and ambitious art practices from across the world.
Chosen from more than 800 submissions the shortlist includes artists from Ireland, Italy, Romania, Hungary, Croatia, Canada, USA, Palestine, Austria, France and Turkey, working across a range of mediums including photography, film, installation, sculpture and drawing. A self-led tour of the exhibition is free, however, you and your class can enjoy a guided tour for only £3 per person.
To find out about availability and to book your tour, download our booking form here and return to our Learning and Participation Officer Clare Lawlor
See a show with your students - year round
Experience live theatre, dance, music and comedy at the MAC, really helping to bring a lesson to life for your class. This season, with amazing shows like John Godber's Bouncers, often part of the school cirriculum, there are plenty of reasons to visit the MAC theatre and get involved. With ticket prices per student of just £8 (and every 11th ticket free) and often post-show discussions and activities, we're helping to make a school trip to the theatre as affordable and exciting as possible. Talk to our Learning and Participation Officer Clare Lawlor today to find out how your school can enjoy a discounted visit to a live show at the MAC.