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About the Multnomah Arts Center

The Multnomah Arts Center (MAC) provides excellent arts education in the visual and performing arts at an affordable cost to students of all ages. We offer programs in music, movement, dance, theater, woodshop, literary arts, conditioning, metal arts, mixed media, printmaking, drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, textiles and more. Programs run year-round, and scholarships are available.

Along with our vibrant arts education program, MAC hosts theater, music and dance performances, gallery exhibitions and other special events.

MAC Background

Located in the heart of Multnomah Village, the Multnomah Arts Center is one of the largest comprehensive community arts centers in the nation. MAC utilizes the facility to the fullest by providing high quality instruction in the visual and performing arts to all interested persons regardless of ability, age, race, religion, ethnic origin, or financial means. The center has been recognized by the National Guild of Community Schools of Art, Regional Arts and Cultural Council, Oregon Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Annually, MAC serves more than 6,000 students of all ages and abilities by providing classes in a wide variety of visual, performing, and literary arts. Currently, the music department alone employs more than twenty-five teaching musicians and has approximately 275 students enrolled in private music instruction. Each year, there are more than 100 qualified teachers providing instruction in the arts to students at the center.

Learn more about MAC: Instructors •  Classes •  Facility Rentals •  Gallery •  Parties

Arts at MAC has a history of dedicated individuals. Learn more about the history of MAC here: 1940s 1970s 1980s 1990s

Please take a look inside MAC with our Virtual Tour.