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The MAC is a cultural hub; selecting, creating and mixing up music, theatre, dance and art.

The world-class venue in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter is home to all kinds of exhibitions, theatre performances, experimental works and endless goings-on. The MAC offers something for all ages and interests. That is why they are jam-packed with diverse and extraordinary things to see and do.

The MAC is a cultural hub and a vital shared space in Belfast. Open 363 days per year, the MAC offers an eclectic programme of visual art, theatre, dance, family workshops and lots more.

The MAC is an award winning facility that has two theatres (a 350 seater and a 120 seater), three art galleries, one rehearsal space, one dance studio, three education and workshop rooms, four offices for resident art groups, one restaurant and bar, one artist-in-residence studio and one permanent artwork.

The Permanent Present is the MAC's only permanent artwork, a major sculptural work by Irish artist Mark Garry commissioned by The Thomas Devlin Fund and the MAC. The sculpture consists of 400 metal wires in the main foyer of the MAC, creating a spectrum of colour that travels through the space akin to a beam of light refracting and reflecting. The installation reflects The Thomas Devlin Fund's commitment to highlighting the futility of violence as well as the hopes and aspirations of the young people.

The MAC is open 7 days a week, from 8.30am to 6pm, or later on performance nights.

 

MAC Moments

MAC
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  • 10 Exchange Street West
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT1 2NJ

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Two theatres and three art galleries
  • CafĂ© Bar open daily offering breakfast, lunch and kids menus, and a full bar
  • Free art exhibitions
  • Free family room, packed with games, books and toys
  • Breastfeeding friendly, baby changing facilities and family workshops

Broadway to Belfast

Sat, 17 Aug 2019, 2:30pm

Uplift Performing Arts presents a musical theatre show that will bring songs and production numbers from a wide range of Broadway musicals to life.

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Sister Act

03 - 07 Sep 2019

Ravara Productions presents Sister Act, the feel-amazing musical comedy based on the 1992 hit film at the MAC this summer.

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James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999

Sun, 10 Nov 2019, 7:45pm

Comedian James Acaster is back with his brand new show for 2019.

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