We actively support local artists and integrate a wide range of arts into the life of our entire community.
We aim to inspire and cultivate the arts.

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Photography Lighting Workshop

"Secrets of Light; Professional Lighting Knowledge and Techniques for Making Great Pictures" Instructor: John Newell Time: 7-8:30pm Date: Thursday, July 9, 2015 The workshop will cover the fundamental…Read more

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May 2015 Exhibition: New Boon(e) Gallery

Exhibit Details: May Opening Reception Saturday May 9, 2015 4-6pm Exhibit: 5/9/2015 - 6/6/2015 Thursdays & Fridays 2-5pm, Saturdays 11am-2pm New Boon(e) Gallery, a Philadelphia cooperative gallery…Read more

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Call for Entries: Awkward Pause Juried Exhibtion

EXHIBIT DATE: August 6th - 29th The Media Arts Council Cooperative Gallery seeks submissions for a juried group show.  Artists 18 and over may submit 1-3 images for consideration. A committee of Co-op…Read more

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Inside|Out: Philadelphia Museum of Art Public Art Initiative in Media

Media has been chosen as one of the neighborhoods in and around Philadelphia to be home of the new PMA public art project, Inside|Out. This 2-year project is to create and install 80 high quality repr…Read more

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May – State Street Reading Series

Widener University and the Media Arts Council present the May 2015 State Street Reading Series – a recurring literary event at the Media Arts Center featuring writers reading their work live to commun…Read more

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Photoshop Workshop

Instructor: Laura Ducceschi Time: 7-8:30pm Dates: 4 Thursdays in June 6/4; 6/11; 6/18; 6/25 Learn how to use Photoshop, a complicated, powerful tool for editing images. This class will teach you some…Read more

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Wine & Watercolor Workshop

Instructor: Joanne Dozor Loose and free or more refined with delicate brush stroke. Explore, enjoy, and learn some of the many wonderful techniques of watercolor, while creating your own unique painti…Read more

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Our Artist Registry
Joining the Artist Registry is easy and only costs $30 a year. Our registry is open to all types of artists; including visual artists, fashion designers, web designers, photographers, musicians and more.

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Your support to the Media Arts Council will not only help support our initiatives, but also signal to our Media community, that the arts are alive and well! Use our secure donation form & show your support.

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M.A.C. | Celebrating Our Uniqueness
Celebrating Our Uniqueness
We’re proud of our vibrant city and all it has to offer. We often sponsor community arts events, from film festivals to our “2nd Saturdays” – appealing to all members of our community.


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