MAC Society

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The MAC Society aims to stimulate interest and awareness in the Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie, yapang (MAC) and support the development of the museum's permanent collection.

The Society's fundraising activities include art excursions, movie nights, wine tastings, dinners, high-tea afternoons and pop-up art markets. Events and activities are open to both society members and the general public.

For upcoming events:

What's On

MAC Society Second Saturday Events

The MAC Society hosts regular Second Saturday events each month from 10.30am - 12 noon at the Museum of Art and Culture yapang (MAC yapang). All are welcome to attend. Bookings are essential and bookings can be made through the events calendar tab on this website. All funds raised go toward the development of MAC's permanent collection.

Become a Member

Our society members join for many reasons, such as a desire to support the gallery, meet new people, enjoy artist talks, and to help promote arts and culture in the community. You choose your own level of involvement. To apply/ renew membership please complete the following form:

MAC Society membership application/renewal form

The annual MAC Society membership fees (renewable at the start of each financial year) are temporarily halved to compensate for earlier COVID-19 pandemic shut down:

  • Student: $10 ($5 until 30 June 2022)
  • Single: $25 ($12.50 until 30 June 2022)
  • Couple: $40 ($20 until 30 June 2022)
  • Family: $50 ($25 until 30 June 2022)
  • Corporate: $100 ($50 until 30 June 2022)
  • Lifetime: $250

MAC Society Committee Meetings

The committee meets at the MAC yapang from 10.30am - 12 noon on the last Saturday of each month. Society members are welcome to attend.  

MAC Society committee members for 2022

  • President: Roger Eggleton
  • Vice President: Christine Sanders
  • Secretary: Michael Kirwan
  • Treasurer: Hanneke Bongers
  • General Committee: Jean Eggleton, Paul Firkin, Maggie Hall, Avril McLeod, Greg Wells