MAC yapang and Three Bears Café will reopen to the public from Tuesday 12 October in line with the NSW Government’s roadmap for the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. We are taking pre-cautions to ensure the safety of the community and advise visitors to review our COVID-19 measures prior to visiting the art museum.
Welcome to MAC, a unique arts and cultural destination situated in a magnificent lakeside location.
Enjoy a picnic among outdoor installations in the leafy Sculpture Park.
The Museum of Art and Culture (MAC) hosts a range of engaging exhibitions throughout the year, including travelling and MAC curated exhibitions, as well as our 'Art in Your Community' program featuring works by local artists.
Have you ever considered joining an art class? Unleash your inner artist with adult art classes for artists of all skill levels.
Explore a captivating world of art, craft, stories, educational and technical art classes especially for kids.
Learn more about the fascinating exhibitions soon to be on display at the Museum of Art and Culture.
Located within MAC, Sculpture Café offers a delicious menu to enjoy as you reflect on your art experience.
At Shop MAC you will find high quality handcrafted jewelery, glassware, ceramics, bags and textile accessories by local and national makers.
22 October 2021
Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul focuses on Boyd’s diverse notions of landscape and traces one of the most celebrated careers in the history of Australian art through this lens.
24 October 2021
Simple art activities for young children and their families guided by friendly art museum educators.
Come in, draw and explore at the Art Museum
02 November 2021
Shibori & Indigo dyeing AND Fabric Printing workshops with artist Amanda Donohue
03 November 2021
Learn watercolour skills with botanical illustrator and nature artist, Molly Gill.
04 November 2021
Learn drawing techniques with Sue Vesely
07 November 2021
Create your own book of real & imagined animals with Artist Tallulah Cunningham
12 November 2021
Immerse yourself in the land of honey, bees and art.
21 November 2021
Grab a wine or beer, enjoy some local music and artmaking.
Published on 15 September 2021
Courtney Wagner shares her background and experience as Curator of MAC yapang.
Published on 11 August 2021
First Class is a highly anticipated annual exhibition held at MAC yapang showcasing high calibre works by HSC Visual Arts Students from the Hunter and Central Coast Regions.
The yapang Emerging Art Prize is an acquisitive art prize developed to celebrate, promote and support emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across the country.
Published on 05 August 2021
In response to stay at home orders issued by the NSW Government, MAC and the Sculpture Cafe will be closed until further notice.
Published on 23 July 2021
Creating an artwork to represent the cultural connection to the land from Awaba in Lake Macquarie to Hexham in Newcastle has been a two-year journey for local artist Saretta Fielding.
Published on 22 July 2021
MAC and the Sculpture Café will be operating with new opening hours from Saturday 24 July.
Published on 21 July 2021
Volunteers with a passion for innovative arts are being sought to assist at the soon-to-be-opened Multi-Arts Pavilion mima (MAP mima) in Lake Macquarie.
Published on 26 June 2021
Public art in Lake Macquarie is set for a major boost with the installation of a large-scale sculpture at Boolaroo and the opening of expressions of interest to create a series of iconic artworks along the Fernleigh Awabakal Shared Track.
Published on 03 June 2021
Lake Macquarie artists will open their studio doors this weekend to showcase life behind the art as part of Lake Mac Open Studios.
Access a range of new online-based activities for people of all ages using simple household items.
You can now explore MAC's extended collection anywhere anytime.
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