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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

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

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Two theatres and three art galleries
  • Café 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

On Refusal: Representation & Resistance in Contemporary American Art

04 Nov 2019 - 19 Jan 2020

On Refusal: Representation & Resistance in Contemporary American Art is an exhibition featuring new and recent works by various artists.

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Baby Wrap

30 Nov - 01 Dec 2019

Get all wrapped up in Christmas fun with your little one.

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Baby Wrappers

30 Nov - 01 Dec 2019

Get all wrapped up in Christmas fun with your little one.

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Tinsel Tots

07 - 08 Dec 2019

It's time for Tinsel Tots!

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Deck the Falls

10 - 21 Dec 2019

This Christmas, comic duo Ciaran Nolan and Gerard Jordan are back with plans, scams and skulduggery to Deck the Falls at the MAC.

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Tick Tock Christmas Clock

14 - 22 Dec 2019

Forget Bah Humbug, it’s the countdown to Christmas.

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Holly Jolly Singalong

15 - 24 Dec 2019

Deck the Halls! The Holly Jolly Singalong is back.

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Festive Fables

15 - 24 Dec 2019

Wonderful winter tales to spark the imagination.

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I Heart NYE: Roaring 20s

Tue, 31 Dec 2019, 8:30pm

The roaring 20s are back!

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Dirty Dancin’ in Le Shebeen

14 - 26 Jan 2020

Maggie Muff is back with a bang in the last ever performance of Dirty Dancin' in Le Shebeen!

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My Last Supper with Jay Rayner

Sat, 22 Feb 2020, 7:45pm

It’s your last meal on earth. What are you going to have? It’s the question award-winning restaurant critic and MasterChef judge, Jay Rayner has been asked.

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Synergy Annual Conference and celebration of the PMI 50th anniversary

Wed, 27 Nov 2019, 5:30pm

For the first time in Northern Ireland the Synergy National Conference will take place on 27 November, celebrating its 50th anniversary!

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A Christmas Carol

27 Nov 2019 - 05 Jan 2020

This Christmas the MAC is excited to present a fun-filled family version of the classic festive fable - A Christmas Carol.

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31 Oct 2019 - 29 Feb 2020

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