Marion Art Center

Celebration of Land Acquisition – The MAC will be celebrating its recent land acquisition with coffee and mimosas on Saturday, September 7from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at the Marion Art Center. All donors, members, and neighbors are invited to attend. Thanks to generous donor support, the Marion Art Center has added green space to its grounds, located directly behind the MAC on the north side of the building. The MAC intends to use this space for public art, outdoor programming, community events, and for recreational space during ArtStart summer kids’ camp. 

            Special Talkback Scheduled after Thursday night production of Death by Design.

The MAC will run its second week of productions of Death by Design from August 29 – September 1, with a talkback scheduled on August 29. Director Kate Fishman has scheduled the special event after the Thursday night production. A talkback is a chance for the audience to engage with the cast and crew of the play. This informal discussion will take place directly after the end of the show – feedback and questions are welcome. Tickets are still available for purchase in person, by phone, or online at

            Fall Classes at the MAC – The Marion Art Center offers one-on-one piano lessons for beginning through intermediate-level students, ages six through adult, with instructor Frances Belcher. Half-hour lessons will include music theory and improvisation, and students will have preparation and opportunities to perform. Parents are welcome to observe lessons. 8 weeks of lessons: $280 for MAC members, $295 for non-members. The schedule of lessons will be determined by student and instructor, and lessons can be arranged after school.

            Instructor Patricia White returns to the MAC to teach Beginning & Continuing Watercolor Painting for Adults, starting Thursday, September 19. The 8-week session will take place 10:00 am – 12:00 pm on Thursdays in the MAC Studio. After a brief introduction each week, students will explore different techniques, while working on the landscape, still life, figurative, and/or imaginative painting, in a nurturing environment. 8 weeks of classes: $195 for MAC members, $220 for non-members. Supplies not included, minimum of 5 students.

            MAC Dance Academy begins Monday, September 9. The Marion Art Center offers classes for ages 1-8 on Monday afternoons between 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm. The fall 2019 program is a 10-week session, with a discount for current MAC members. Pricing for the 10-week session: $160 for MAC members and $185 for non-members. 

            To register for classes, visit or call 508-748-1266.

            The David Mitton Project Returns to the MAC Stage – The Marion Art Center welcomes back to the MAC stage jazz ensemble The David Mitton Project on Saturday, September 14at 7:30 pm. Tickets ($18 for MAC members, $20 for non-members) are available online at The David Mitton Project also includes Jim Robitaille on guitar, John Dalton on drums, and Daniel Ashkenazy on bass. A limited number of cabaret tables are available (seating for 4). Reservations are strongly recommended. While beverages are not provided, attendees may bring their own refreshments to enjoy with the music.

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