McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)


3120 McKinney Avenue

Dallas, TX 75204

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Olaniyi R. Akindiya: ADITTU

McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)

May 16 - June 27, 2015

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 purpose of clothing to cover the body and to processes of creating traditional cloths.


JAMPACT: contemporary music event

Improvisational jazz, funk, and world music at the MAC with JAMPACT: José Bowen – piano; Kim Corbet – synthesizers and trombone; Akira Sato – trumpet […]

Free Art Party!

Free drinks, free bites and free tunes by DJ Jordan Bell launch the MAC’s newest membership group, The MAC PAC (Professionals + Artists Collective).

William Powhida: Seditions

Brooklyn artist William Powhida critiques the powers that control the assignment of value in the contemporary art world. According to Jen Graves, “These aren’t just […]

Bill Haveron: Baptism by Fire

A retrospective exhibition of Bill Haveron’s artistic career in Texas. Haveron, works out of his studio in Bryan, Texas where he was born and raised. […]

Eric Eley: Coincident Disruption

A large scale installation by Dallas artist Eric Eley. Improvised skeletal structures and nets suspended from the ceiling of the gallery explore visual and architectural […]

James Drake: Dancing in the Louvre

Drake’s monumental charcoal drawings based on borders and a new series of white cut-outs created using an X-Acto blade.

Hadar Sobol: Go

Israeli-born Dallas artist Hadar Sobol’s immersive installation combines video art and embroidery on vintage linen and paper based on bar/bat mitzvah Torah wimples.

Meltdown: the MAC annual membership exhibition

This year the MAC’s annual Membership Exhibition is themed “Meltdown,” with members submitting related visual, performance and literary works, to be celebrated at the “Hot […]

Material Traces: Selections from the CORE 2011

The MAC has undertaken a three-year collaboration with the MFAH’s CORE fellowship program to travel CORE exhibitions to Dallas. This first show includes CORE Fellows […]

Uptown Trolley Stop Market

The MAC’s parking lot market will feature local cuisine, booze, animal adoption agencies, an array of arts and crafts by Texas artisans, and live bluegrass […]

Lesley Dill: Word Queens and Necklaces

Brooklyn artist Lesley Dill’s sculptures, photos and performances combine language and the human body, aiming for emotional directness, even though she grew up in Maine.

Hugo Garcia-Urrutia: Making A Killing

Hugo Garcia-Urrutia’s installation Making A Killing, curated by Charissa N. Terranova, reflects on the violent changes to Mexican society, drawing attention to the harrowing number […]

Uptown Trolley Stop Market

The McKinney Avenue Contemporary is announcing a new project called the Uptown Trolley Stop Market. This open-air market celebrates the local community and acquaint the […]

Sasha Garza: Paperclip Safari

The MAC continues their outreach program with the Mercantile Coffee House with their new exhibition of the work of young Irving artist, Sasha Garza. Paperclip […]

Jennifer Leigh Jones

As part of the McKinney Avenue Contemporary’s newest community outreach program, the MAC has teamed up with Mercantile Coffee House to extend its contemporary artistic […]

Beasts and Bunnies + Revised/Remodeled

The MAC announces two new exhibitions with Helen Altman, Frances Bagley, Celia Eberle and Margaret Meehan in Beasts and Bunnies plus works by Bryan Florentin […]

Mary Beth Edelson / Molly Gochman / Mymnio Kim

The MAC presents three exhibitions featuring Mary Beth Edelson’s conceptually-based mixed media works focused on woman and human rights issues from 1981-97 along with a […]