MAC – Multnomah Arts Center Events

MAC Open House 2013

Friday November 1st

Arts Center

Open House


Instructors Show

Opening Reception and Dedication
Featuring works by our Visual Arts department
The newly remodeled gallery space will be dedicated by
PP&R Director Mike Abbaté and Commissioner Amanda Fritz.
MAC Gallery 5-7pm more info

Little Artists Preschool Open House

Meet our teachers, while your child explores the classroom
and meets new friends
Activities: Mural Painting, 3D Construction, and Art Flags
Cottages 12 5-7pm

Village Vaudeville

Variety Entertainment
Presented by our Performing Arts department
MAC Auditorium 7pm more info

Open House Clay Night

Come create and play with clay. Help construct a community masterpiece
or work individually. Participants limited to 2 lbs of clay each.
(Clay creations made during Open House Clay Night will not be fired.)
Family Clay Friday will also be taking place for the regualar fee
Clay Studio 6-8:30pm

Writings on the Wall

Interact with your community members and help create a one-of-a-kind work of literary art. Add your words to a piece of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, or experimental work. Come back to the hear it read during Village Vaudeville.
Lobby 5-7pm

Solar Plate Printmaking Demo & Studio Opening

Demo and Tour with Jan von Bergen
MAC Trayle Print Studio (Cottage 6) 5-6:30pm

Photography & Darkroom Studio Opening

Demo and Tour with Jenna Gersbach-King
MAC Photography Darkroom (Rm 11) 5 – 6:30pm

Metalsmithing Demo & Studio Opening

Join MAC Metal Arts Coordinator Kristin Shiga for demonstrations of a variety of traditional jewelry-making techniques taught in our metals program.
MAC Metals Studio 5–6:30pm

Family and Youth Woodshop

Fun in the Woodshop with Kurtis for ages 2-11
Woodshop (Rm 7) 5-7pm

Do Jump School

Do JumpSchool staff welcomes kids of all ages to observe, explore, and even try out the basics of physical theatre. Areas of exploration include juggling, tumbling, partner acrobatics, stilt walking and “single-point” trapeze.
Gymnasium 5 – 6:30pm

Columbia Basin Basketry Guild

CBBG will demonstrate basketry techniques and will have examples of materials, both natural and man made, which are used in basket making.
Rm 39 5-7pm


Though out our hallways you’ll find the results of the work of MyStory, a local non-profit that uses photography to empower youth. This show is from the We are Portland project, a youth-run mobile portrait studio that captures the faces and stories of a changing Portland.
Rm 4 5-7pm

Activities & entertainment for all ages. Free! Open to all!