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.


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.

Art Talk: Tony Orrico

The MAC welcomes exhibiting artist Tony Orrico for an art talk and discussion about his career as a performance artist and details on the current […]

Tony Orrico: Waning

Tony Orrico will perform live for more than 30 hours over the course of four days in response to the New Works Space. The first […]

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 […]