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    Call for visual artists and poets to speak at Motherhood Symposium at MAC

    4 June 2024
    Submit your proposals to join the powerful event, Picturing the Unseen: Grief & Labour in and out of Motherhood Symposium, which aims to shed light on the unseen aspects of (m)otherhood. We are inviting visual artists and poets to…
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    Ros Robins announced as new Chair of Midlands Arts Centre’s Board of Trustees

    10 May 2024
    Midlands Arts Centre is delighted to announce Ros Robins as our new Chair of the Board. Ros will officially move into her new role from autumn 2024. Ros has over 40 years’ experience of working in the arts sector, and has supported theatre…
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    Eversheds Sutherland extends support for MAC with three-year partnership

    7 May 2024
    Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) and Eversheds Sutherland are pleased to announce a three-year partnership, which renews the global lawyers’ corporate sponsorship for major exhibitions and environmental community activities at the arts…
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    Meet Nashita Haque

    23 April 2024
    Nashita aka 'Legend N' is a music producer, performer, and self-proclaimed 'veteran' of MAC Makes Music - who has gained much more than just musical skills over the years.
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    MAC wins Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award

    29 March 2024
    We are thrilled to have won the award for Accessible and Inclusive Tourism at this year’s West Midlands Tourism Awards with Visit Birmingham. Debbie Kermode, MAC’s CEO & Artistic Director, acknowledged the importance of this recognition…
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    MAC Music Leaders named as Mastercard Trailblazers

    29 March 2024
    MAC and MAC Makes Music are absolutely thrilled that Kris Halpin and Elizabeth J Birch, Music Leaders for MAC Makes Music, have been recognised as Mastercard Trailblazers.As the headline sponsor of The BRIT Awards, this year, Mastercard…
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    MAC Theatre Commission 2024 recipient announced as CJ Lloyd Webley

    28 March 2024
    Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) is delighted to announce CJ Lloyd Webley, Birmingham theatre-maker, as the recipient of the MAC Theatre Commission Award 2024. Webley’s selected project explores the history of the former Lyndhurst Estate in…
  8. MAC celebrates first community Iftar

    21 March 2024
    On Fri 15 March, we were honoured to host our first Iftar, sharing food, prayer, and joy with over 120 members of our local community during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. We are grateful to Birmingham artist Hira Butt, who led a…
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    Building update

    19 March 2024
    Updated 19.03.24 We are pleased to announce that from May 2024, we will be reopening our Main Theatre. Last autumn we identified the presence of RAAC in isolated sections of our old roof in the Main Theatre, Painting and Drawing and Weston…
  10. Parents and their babies smile watching a performance that is out of the shot. Babies look at the stage wide-eyed, sitting on their mum's knee, who is smiling.

    MAC awarded grant from Theatres Trust to improve environmental sustainability

    13 March 2024
    MAC is delighted to have been awarded £17,362 through the Theatre Improvement Scheme Through its partnership with the Wolfson Foundation, Theatres Trust is awarding £115,982 to six theatres to help them become more environmentally…
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    Artist Interview: Tatiana Wolska

    4 March 2024
    Leisure as Resistance marks Tatiana Wolska's first solo exhibition in a UK institution, opening at Midlands Arts Centre on Sat 9 March until Sun 2 June. In her artistic practice, Wolska utilises recycled materials, evoking the…
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    Mountview offers full-time Musical Theatre CertHE at MAC

    22 February 2024
    Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts expands its world-class offering with a full-time Musical Theatre CertHE across two terms, offered in Birmingham, as well as London, Manchester, and Exeter from September