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Art Events at the MAC

The MAC's Online Art Auction!
Stay Tuned for 2021 Dates

The Marion Art Center hosted its first Online Art Auction in 2020, in lieu of its annual summer fundraiser Cocktails by the Sea. Thanks to our sponsors, donors, participants, and our fabulous auction committee, we were able to reach our fund raising goal during an unprecedented year. Thank you!

Arts in the Park
Saturday, July 10, 2021
Rain Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021

Arts in the Park is the Marion Art Center’s signature outdoor artisan fair and occurs annually in July on the Saturday after Independence Day. Click here to find out more!

Artist Profile 2021: Stay Tuned
During Arts in the Park: Sunday, July 10, 2021

In 2020, the MAC featured MAC member artist Sharlie Sudduth during its annual Arts in the Park outdoor artisan market. Stay tuned for different special events to feature MAC artists.

Art in Bloom at the MAC
Thursday, June 24 - Saturday, June 26, 2021
Reception: Thursday, June 24

Art in Bloom features inventive floral arrangements on display in the  galleries for two to three days in June. The arrangements, created by members of the Marion Garden Group and other local designers, are inspired by artworks in the MAC exhibition currently on view. Participants, working individually or in pairs, create floral interpretations of a specific piece of their choosing. The MAC also offers various flower-related workshops during Art in Bloom, such as floral arranging or watercolor painting.  Contact the MAC to find out more!

Cocktails by the Sea | Silent Auction
Stay Tuned for 2021 Details

Cocktails by the Sea is the Marion Art Center's premier annual fundraiser. The event includes a silent auction, featuring experience packages, unique goods, and original artwork! Tickets - just $75 - go on sale early summer.


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Arts in the Park


Beginning July 1

Tue-Wed: By Appointment
Thu-Sat: 10am - 2pm
Closed Sunday & Monday


Jodi Stevens


Elizabeth Howland
Alice Shire

Veronique Bale
Sarah Brown
Judy Carver
Kate Corkum
Harriet Ingerslev
Sarah Mitchell
Diana Parsons
Philip Tifft

ArtTalk at the Virtual MAC – February

  • February 25, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Would you like to join an informal group chat about art? Or perhaps you would like a better understanding of works that you “just don’t get”? Join the MAC for a virtual discussion about art (no knowledge of art or art history required!).