McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)

McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)


1601 South Ervay Street

Dallas, TX 75215


Giovanni Valderas: Forged Utopia

McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)

June 4 - 25, 2016

An exhibition of works by Dallas native Giovanni Valderas. "In Forged Utopia, Valderas appropriates two disparate symbols - real estate signs and piñatas. These symbols are juxtaposed to create mixed-media works implying the artist's own Guatemalan, Mexican, and American lineage as well as the displacement of Latino communities in the name of economic development."


Willie Baronet: We Are All Homeless

An exhibition of work by Dallas-based artist Willie Baronet. The pieces in the show are signs created by homeless people, with each work telling “the story...

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Lost Worlds

A curated group exhibition of artists living and working near the Cedars. The show includes work by Sheryl Anaya, Joshua von Ammon, Ali De Vito, Sean...

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Cedars Open Studios & CEDARStories

The 13th Annual Cedars Open Studios Tour at the MAC. “Artists including Cricket Griffin, Tauma Wiggins, Mike Bosch, Blake Harris, and Mikka Bosch will be on-site...

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An exhibition of works inspired by the outdoors. Tickets are required.

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...

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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...

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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.

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...

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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,...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Val Curry: Universe

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

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...

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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...

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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.

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