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ABOUT US

Formed in 1979 by a group of dedicated volunteers passionate about providing a focus for arts and culture in the Perth hills, Mundaring Arts Centre (MAC) has remained true to its origins. 

Over the years, the MAC staff, volunteers and artists have delivered a diverse range of creative arts experiences, annually engaging thousands of individuals of all interests and ages. MAC’s two galleries spaces feature new exhibitions bi-monthly and are complimented by a shop showcasing wares from exceptional local artists and craftspeople. MAC also presents a range of community workshops and cultural events at the arts centre, local schools and in the wider hills community.

A not for profit community arts organisation, MAC is run by a volunteer Management Committee, dedicated professional staff and a large group of passionate volunteers. MAC provides a place where West Australian artists can demonstrate their arts practice and sell their creations. Providing arts leadership, advocacy and cultural advisory services for individuals and organisations.

In 2017, with the support of the City of Swan, Mundaring Arts Centre Inc expanded to take up the management of Midland Junction Arts Centre. Visit the Midland Junction Arts Centre website >

Mundaring Arts Centre is situated in the heart of the creative hills community of Mundaring, only 40 minutes north east from the Perth CBD, we invite you to visit us soon.

MAC ANNUALLY

  • Presents the work of over 200 artists

  • Contributes around $900,000 back to our community

  • Engages over 4,000 public program participants

  • Attracts over 15,000 visitors to the Gallery and Shop in the heart of Mundaring

OUR VISION

Mundaring Arts Centre Inc contributes to the life and wellbeing of the community by nurturing growth and diversity in the arts. Strong community engagement is fostered via creative learning experiences, transformative presentations and innovative exhibitions.

Our MISSION

Engage the community in new and enhanced opportunities to become active arts and culture participants.

Connect with our community through established networks that inform, entertain, enliven and enhance our lives, contributing to community belonging and identity.

Create memorable arts experiences and learning with all ages, levels of ability and cultural backgrounds. Present all forms of arts and cultural pursuits to diverse audiences with economic and social benefits.

Mundaring Arts Centre respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we operate, the Whadjuk people, as well as other First Australians connected with this land. We pay our respects to Elders both past and present.

 

THE FACE OF FINGERPRINTS | 2019

40 artists, arts workers, and community members have looked back at their connection to Mundaring Arts Centre, and towards the future of arts in the eastern region for The Face of Fingerprints, presented at Mundaring Arts Centre May - July 2019. The short film takes a moment on the 40th anniversary of the arts centre’s establishment to create an archive of the people and passion behind the organisation’s success.

Film by Steven Alyian