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Promoting the Arts in the Mackinac Straits Area


Mackinaw City Area Arts Council promotes and encourages participation in and appreciation of the Fine Arts in the Greater Mackinaw City Area.

We plan and present art exhibits, educational workshops, programs, activities and performances throughout the entire year.

We are exited to offer art events in the Mackinac Straits Area including Music in Mackinaw Performances.

To learn more about MCAAC, how to become a member, and more please visit our various website pages from the navigation menu above.

Latest News Releases

Fundraiser for MCAAC Lori Axtel of Crowtree Photography and member of the Mackinaw City Area Artss Council (MCAAC), took a beautiful nighttime photo of the Mackinac Bridge.  A lip balm label has been created featuring this image. The photograph will also soon be on display at the Cultural Center in the MCAAC Art Gallery. There will also be a painting in the Gallery that was inspired by this photo from Artist and MCAAC Board member, Sheree Lincoln from the BrassWind … read more

Bay View Music at Mackinaw Crossings The Mackinaw City Area Arts council and Mackinaw Crossings are pleased to announce a special afternoon outdoor concert series that begins this Sunday July 3 ! The concerts will begin at 1pm and will be about one hour in length. Collegiate musicians of the Bay View Music Festival in Petoskey will provide weekly entertainment. These talented musicians from all over the world come to study and perform at Bay View for several weeks during … read more