McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)


3120 McKinney Avenue

Dallas, TX 75204

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DeForrest Judd: Paintings

An exhibition of works by artist DeForrest Judd (1916-92), best known for his bold, semi-abstract depictions of nature and scenes of everyday life. No relation […]

Olaniyi R. Akindiya AKIRASH: ADITTU

An exhibition of work by Lagos-born, Austin-based multidisciplinary artist Olaniyi R. Akindiya, (aka, Akirash). The show’s title “Adittu”–the Yoruba word for puzzle–refers both to the […]

Angela Chestnut: SYN-AESTHETIC

An exhibition of paintings by Albuquerque-based artist Angela Chestnut, whose colors and patterns evoke music.

Joy Laville: The First Fifty Years

A retrospective exhibition featuring 50 works made by Mexican artist Joy Laville over the past 50 years–her first Dallas show in more than 30 years.

Chuck and George: Magnetron Parfait...Beware!

An immersive installation by Dallas art team Chuck & George (Brian K. Scott and Brian K. Jones). Wallpaper, oversized linoleum tiles, and pop art microwaves. […]

Flor Garduno: Trilogy

An exhibition of works by Mexican photographer Flor Garduño, including images from her Trilogy publication–a “dance” in three movements, realized through years of photography in […]

Call and Response

Part of the ongoing Dallas Medianale, this video installation show features work by Francis Alys, Gary Hill, Owen Kydd, Bruce Nauman, Tara Nelson, Joe Sola, […]

Dallas Medianale

An ambitious series of video installations, screenings, and intermedia performances, including work by Bruce Nauman, Joe Sola, Francis Alÿs, Gary Hill, Owen Kydd, John Whitney, […]

The MAC: An Incomplete History

Made by filmmaker Quin Mathews, this documentary celebrating the MAC’s 20 years of presenting art and public programs in Dallas features rare footage and conversations […]

MAC@20 Part II

Part two of the MAC’s 20-year celebration features exhibiting artists from 2005–2013.


A special workshop series collaboration by the Business Council for the Arts and City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, DADA, Creative Arts Center, and The […]

DB14 Panel Discussion

A DB14 panel discussion moderated by artist, writer, and educator, Stephen Lapthisophon. Using examples from each artists work, Lapthisophon will lead a discussion with the artists.Panel […]

The Business of Art: Workshops

Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA), Creative Arts Center (CAC) and The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) are presenting this new workshop series. The topic will be […]

Cauleen Smith: Space Station Rainbow Ihnfinity

An extension of Smith’s research during her residency at threewalls in Chicago, this is a roving research capsule, designed to extract lost cultural histories, myths […]

Val Curry: Universe

Curry is a multidisciplinary artist who creates spiral sculptures from the accumulated waste in his environment.  

Aqua-Culture: Curated By Henry G. Sanchez

Participating artists Zach Moser and Eric Leshinsky of Shrimp Boat Projects, Brenda Perry, Irene J. Klaver and Henry G. Sanchez, create projects that contribute to […]

Paul Bryan: Believe It Anyway!

This will be Bryan’s first major solo exhibition in Dallas. He presents a series of silent short films which depict five stories from the New […]

Suzanne Anker: While Darkness Sleeps

Anker brings together underwater motifs of animals that look like flowers, “vanitas” in Petrie dishes inspired by art history, porcelain sponge sculptures that appear as […]

Blue Yule

A winter artist party and ornament sale.  $25 member/ $35 non member.

Immigrant Nation

Theo Rigby’s project is a series of short films about the American immigration experience including live events and an online platform where users share their […]

Paul Anthony Smith: Walk Bout

Walk Bout is an ongoing series of works on paper and paintings that examines Smith’s identity as a Jamaican-American artist and the social struggles of […]

Jenny Vogel: Before Our Eternal Silence

Vogel is a multi-media artist whose work explores the world as viewed through new media technology using web-cameras, blogs and Google searches as source material.

Lilian Garcia-Roig: Sight-Specific

Sight-Specific is a selection of recent large-scale works that depict the forest landscapes of Northern Florida and Georgia as well as the Cascades Mountains in […]

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