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Stay Connected & Keep Creating with MAC: Blog 3

Tue 7 April 2020

At MAC, we believe arts and culture should be accessible to everyone. Despite having to temporarily close our doors, we still firmly uphold this belief.

Our latest blog includes new ways watch National Theatre Live classics until our Cinema is back in action, music-making news from our award-winning programme, MAC Makes Music, and in case you missed it - info on how to claim your free three-month membership from Mubi to enjoy hand-picked titles from the comfort and safety of your home.

Dive into MAC's Art Archive

Discover our exhibition archive and visual arts highlights online – featuring a variety of art forms, artists, and images of the works. 

From Ben Venom’s All This Mayhem as part of Home of Metal, to Vanley Burke’s site-specific commission 5,000 Miles and 70 Years.

Click here to explore our previous visual arts projects and let us know your favourites!


Enjoy free films with MUBI 

If you haven’t already, make the most of MUBI films by signing up for your free three-month membership.

As a MAC subscriber, you can enjoy a range of titles selected by MUBI’s expert team – click here to start your screening journey.


National Theatre at Home

Over the next few weeks National Theatre at Home will be streaming previous National Theatre shows via YouTube. As a Cinema Partner, MAC is delighted to share details of the screenings below.

Click here to watch One Man, Two Guvnors on YouTube

Available now to watch on-demand until Thursday 9 April, expires 7pm.

Click here to watch Jane Eyre on YouTube

Online from 7pm Thursday 9 April on YouTube. Then available until Thursday 16 April, expires 7pm.


Tune in with MAC Makes Music

To keep spirits up, every Monday MAC Makes Music will share amazing soundtracks from young people and every Wednesday they will explore why music is important to different people. Get involved, tweet us your comments, and follow these hashtags:

#MondayMusicMashup

#WeeklyWednesdayWhy

Check out MAC Makes Music's Soundcloud here.

MAC Makes Music champions musical inclusivity and provides music-making opportunities for children and young people. You can find out more here.

Extended deadline: Birmingham National Open Youth Orchestra

NOYO is a pioneering national youth orchestra where talented 11-25-year-old disabled and non-disabled musicians rehearse and perform together. Launched in the UK in 2018, NOYO is the world’s first disabled-led national youth orchestra.

The new Birmingham NOYO Centre, led by MAC Makes Music and other partner organisations, is currently holding auditions for members. The original deadline for applications has been extended. Click here to find out more.


Bedtime BAM: Babies’ Academy of Music live

Tune into BAM’s YouTube channel on Wednesday 15 April for a special series of #BAMHomeFromHome.

Enjoy performances for toddlers and a musical concert with songs to sing along to and a variety of instruments and interesting sounds babies will love. Follow BAM on Facebook to stay up-to-date.

"A spellbinding experience. Totally engaging for babies and toddlers." - Kelly


We want to hear from you

Let us know what kind of digital content you'd like to see from us to help you to #StayConnected and #KeepCreating

Send us your thoughts on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

To make a donation and invest in creativity, visit our Support MAC page. 

Your acts of kindness, no matter how big or small, help MAC to continue to make transformative experiences for our audiences. Thank you.