McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)
February 6 - 20, 2016
See the artist in his natural habitat—his studio! This show "records the unseen, the mind of the artist, through paintings of creatures, phenomena, and places."
Three local glass artists and a glass collector talk about the wide diversity of current glass making. Panelists include: Jim Bowman, Dennis DuBois, Carlyn Ray...Read More
The MAC and The Writer’s Garret present Spin Off, a series of multidisciplinary panel discussions about contemporary art. The first installment delves into Residency Programs...Read More
Sculptural set-design models for natural disasters of unimaginable scale, such as the tsunami in Japan, the earthquake in Haiti and wind driven fires in California.
A Houston-based performance and installation artist explores the struggle to attain fresh water in under-developed countries.
Taxidermy photography by California artist Carol Selter contemplates the displacement of wildlife due to the actions or inactions of humans.
Improvisational jazz, funk, and world music at the MAC with JAMPACT: José Bowen – piano; Kim Corbet – synthesizers and trombone; Akira Sato – trumpet...Read More
Free drinks, free bites and free tunes by DJ Jordan Bell launch the MAC’s newest membership group, The MAC PAC (Professionals + Artists Collective).
An installation and a video about self-identity: “a psychological exploration into memory and states of being within the banality or action of day to day...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
Photographs of arboglyphs, intended to illustrate the pain that man projects from the self onto the natural environment.
Three Dallas area artists with a close affinity for found and collected materials, and sympathetic with the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-sabi, a complicated sensibility that...Read More
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...Read More
World renowned photographer Robert Polidori will exhibit Selections from Parcours Muséologique Revisité, a series of photographs capturing the restoration of the royal palace of Versailles.
Drake’s monumental charcoal drawings based on borders and a new series of white cut-outs created using an X-Acto blade.
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.
Dr. Eric Stryker from Southern Methodist University in Dallas will discuss subculture, sexuality, and gender identity in the contemporary art world.
Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Thistlethwaite’s lecture is titled “Disappearing Acts: When Public Art Goes Away.”
Part roadside attraction, part excavation, Davenport unearths pathetic monuments from contemporary mass culture.
WordSpace introduces a new online registry that celebrates the diversity of North Texas published writers, from poets and novelists, to the authors of cookbooks and...Read More
An in-depth look at The Seals of the Philosophers, a collaborative effort of Douglas MacWithey and Charles Dee Mitchell for over a year before MacWithey’s...Read More
Christoper Soden reads selections from his newly released book, Closer. As tender as it is fierce, Closer takes you through an emotional landscape that is...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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.
Candid black and white snaps of New Orleans jazz culture by French photographer Oan Kim, frontman for the rock band Film Noir. As a bonus,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Starry, Starry Nights: Adela Andea, Susie Rosmarin, Jeremy McKane, Chris Lattanzio, and Billy Zinser
The MAC brings us a new exhibition called Starry, Starry Nights: Five Light-Filled Installations, an exhibition that features art with an emphasis on light. Curated...Read More
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...Read More