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MAC and the Sculpture Cafe to reopen Tuesday 2 June


We are delighted to confirm that MAC and the Sculpture Cafe will reopen to the public from Tuesday 2 June. The popular First Class 19 and Guan Wei exhibitions have both been extended until 28 June. The Sculpture Cafe will have daily specials available to enjoy in the cafe or as takeaway to enjoy in the stunning Sculpture Park grounds.

We’re thrilled to welcome you back, but it's important to note that your experience at MAC will be a little different than usual. We will be adhering to the latest guidelines from NSW Health. At MAC, the health and safety of our visitors and staff are paramount. On your next visit, you will see we have implemented a range of stringent health procedures. Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with the following icons. We appreciate your assistance in helping us maintain these rules

The Sculpture Cafe to reopen

We're pleased to confirm the Sculpture Cafe will reopen alongside MAC on 2 June and will operate Tuesday – Sunday (10am–2pm).Make the most of your visit to MAC with a coffee and cake, lunch, afternoon tea, a cold Foghorn beer or glass of Earnest Hill wine. With Government restrictions in place, the cafe can accommodate a maximum of 12 customers inside and 8 outside at any one time.

  • Food and Drink: A limited menu will be available with GF and Vegan options on offer.

  • Take Away: Available all day, and you are welcome to enjoy your takeaway outside in the sculpture park.

  • Bookings: Groups of less than 4 are welcome on a walk-in basis, or you can book via the café phone number 0434 227 909

  • License: We are not a licensed venue and cannot accommodate BYO

Picnic in the Sculpture Park

After a difficult couple of months, what better way to celebrate reconnecting with MAC than with a tranquil afternoon in the Sculpture Park. For those unfamiliar, the Sculpture Park was launched in 1996 with the installation of Richard Tipping’s Hear the art and Ted Prior’s Love boat. Since then, the sculpture park has continued to develop and currently comprises sixteen sculptures by artists: Jamie North, Richard Tipping, Nigel Helyer, Janet Laurence, Fatu Feu’u, John Turier, Braddon Snape, Graham Gilchrist, Ted Prior, Susan Morris and Trevor Weekes.

Current Exhibitions

First Class 19

Until 28 June

For those of you who thought you had missed out, here's your chance to catch the latest exhibition in our First Class series. This much-anticipated annual project celebrates the high calibre of work produced by Higher School Certificate Visual Arts students from the Hunter and Central Coast regions in the previous year. First Class 19 artist talks

Guan Wei: A Case Study

Until 28 June

MAC is pleased to be able to continue this popular exhibition in the case-study series. Leading Australian-Chinese contemporary artist Guan Wei, whose sculpture No1 Sky Pig, installed on the Warners Bay sculpture walk, is a favourite amongst young and old.

YOUR COLLECTION: yapang

Until 27 September

This exhibition celebrates a new initiative to showcase MAC collection works permanently in the exhibition space. Focusing on different aspects of the collection, this ongoing ‘your collection’ series first features works by Aboriginal artists.

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