Multnomah Arts Center

A Program of Portland Parks & Recreation

Registrations for Winter Term 2023 will open December 14 at 12:30 pm. Winter classes and activities are viewable online here.

MACA’s annual Winter Arts & Crafts Sale will be December 1st to 3rd! For more information please visit the event page here.

Are you a visual artist interested in exhibiting in the MAC Gallery? Apply here! Musicians, writers, filmmakers, and other artists whose work would complement the visual arts exhibits are also invited to apply.

Portland Parks & Recreation’s primary goal is to keep our community healthy and to protect the public from the spread of COVID-19. To this end, our arts programs are being designed to be flexible as public health conditions change. Read about PP&R’s most current safety guidelines and policies here.

What is MAC?

MAC is the Multnomah Arts Center, a program of Portland Parks & Recreation that provides high-quality instruction and participation in the visual and performing arts to all interested persons. Read more about MAC here.

What is MACA?

MACA is the Multnomah Arts Center Association, an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the vibrancy and health of MAC through fundraising and advocacy. MACA’s mission is to advocate for equity and access to arts education. Read more about our nonprofit board here.

News & Events

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