See You at The MAC
Cabin fever got you down? Fight the winter blues with a visit to the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center--the MAC. You'll be amazed to discover a host of performances, exhibitions, classes and cultural opportunities for all ages. Here's what happening now.
Get Reel @ The MAC
Sunday, February 17 at 3 p.m.
Part of The Mac's monthly movie series, Give me the Banjo takes a comprehensive look at a quintessential American musical instrument, from its African roots to contemporary jazz and into the 21st century.
On the Walls @ The MAC
Now Through February 24
Bev Darwin - There and Back Again, Reflections on the Journey
From mixed media to oil to collage, Bev Darwin's images link the physical terrain with associated symbolic, emotional and psychological fragments. Using subject, composition and personal memory, she hopes to touch upon the larger human condition of how we interpret our surroundings.
On the Walls @ The Mac
Now Through March 3
Christine Guillot Ryan - Fairy Tales and Finances: Beyond Figures and Fragments
Ryan creates modular collage paintings that explore the tension between the material and intangible. Although originally from Los Angeles, she now lives and works in Columbus, Ohio.
Art and Dance Classes
Several opportunities currently exist for adult art classes,
including Ceramics, Watercolor 101, The Artist Way, Oil Painting, Portrait Painting, Pastels, Art Journaling, Digital Photography, and a special exhibiting artist workshop with Christine Guillot Ryan that explores mixed media collage.
Youth Art Classes
Let your kids unleash some of that bound-up energy and creativity at one of The Mac's youth art classes.
Choose from Drawing and Painting Exploration for Kids, My 1st Art Class, Art of Cartooning I & II, Digital Imaging and Wacky Wheel.
Adult and Youth Dance
Adults can participate in a lineup of diverse dance classes, from ballet to Zumba and tap. Youth classes include Come Dance With me, Fun Intro Sessions, Creative Movement, Youth Discover Dance/PowerMovers, Children's Ballet, Tap and more.
Located at 777 Evening Street, The Mac is a contemporary, multidisciplinary facility that presents and promotes the performing, visual and digital arts. The 20,000-square-foot facility includes a 213-seat theatre, an exhibition gallery, four classrooms, a digital imaging studio, a dance studio and rotating exhibitions sprinkled throughout the facility. Discover how The Mac is changing lives and making memories through creative arts experiences. Visit mcconnellarts.org. For event calendar information, visit www.visitworthingtonohio.com.