MAC has a range of purpose-built creative spaces designed for diverse arts and cultural activities. MAC welcomes proposals that use one or multiple spaces.
Please contact us to discuss your event’s requirements.
MAC spaces have:
At 17.6 metres by 9.6 metres the Performance Studio is the largest and most flexible of MAC’s spaces. There is no fixed staging and no permanent seating banks.
The space is equipped to support everything from a disco, small film festival, community Q&A, training seminar or an intimate music concert.
A default end staging configuration can seat up to 130 people.
An unseated informal musical event, opening onto the foyer and internal courtyard could cater for up to 300 people.
The space can operate in natural daylight or full black out. The Studio has an in-house audio system, full LED stage lighting across a ceiling grid, and projection capacity. Full technical specifications available on request by contacting the venue manager Hamish Stevenson.
Changes to staging, tiered seating and the retractable wall to the foyer can only be done a MAC staff member.
We recommend booking a MAC Duty Technician for events with audio-visual requirements.
Floor dimensions: 17.6m x 9.6m
Our Makers Workshop is light-filled flexible space perfect for workshops, meetings and training. Hire includes access to the adjacent internal courtyard space. Will comfortably accomodate up to 30 participants.
There is a data projector with HDMI cable to connect to the projector in the Makers Workshop which you are able to use. Please bring your own computer.
If you have questions in regard to the use of the audio visual equipment please contact MAC before your event at [email protected].
Please ensure there is adequate time to make sure everything is working prior to your event commencing.
There is a first aid kit in the Maker’s Workshop, clean-up sink, whiteboard and access to the utility kitchen for preparing tea/coffee. Cups and crockery are provided.
Floor Space: 9.8m x 6.8m
MAC is a great place to meet with friends, enjoy an arts event, exhibition or workshop. We have a number of informal outdoor and indoor spaces for you to enjoy and catch up with what’s on. Our light filled foyer can be hired for events in conjunction with your hire of the Performance/Screen Studio. This space is subject to limited availability, so please discus with the MAC team when making your booking.
MAC’s large exhibition space measures 10m x 9.6m, and has movable walls allowing for flexible layouts.
MAC’s smaller exhibition space measures 3.3m x 9.6m.
The two exhibition spaces can be combined, creating an area of 128m².
A corridor space outside our Meeting Room is suitable for 2 dimensional, wall mounted works, with approximately 14m of wall space.