Mundaring Arts Centre would like to thank its sponsors and funding partners who enable us to support our local artists and provide a breadth of Arts services.
As our major partner the Shire of Mundaring supports the Centre with recurrent triennial funding.
Act-Belong-Commit and the City of Swan are partnering with MAC to continue to deliver the Make Your Mark project. Designed to actively engage a younger demographic, City of Swan artists and celebrate Indigenous culture, people aged 5 years to seniors are invited to take part, be inspired and make their mark. The workshops and events have been constructed to address local environmental issues, health and disadvantage. The intended outcomes are to deliver arts skills; increase self-esteem, encourage participation, health and well-being; build friendships, knowledge and cultural understanding.
Act-Belong-Commit and the National Disability Services are partnering with MAC to continue the delivery of inclusive arts programming and recreational events for people with disability as part of the FUSION arts project.
Mundaring Branch of Bendigo Bank alongside MAC project partners assists in the annual presentation of the Mundaring Environmental Art Awards, the heARTlines Children’s Literature and Book Illustration Festival and the Worn Out Worn Art project. This local community support will ensure the continuation of these fantastic projects for the regions young people.
Act-Belong-Commit and the City of Swan are partnering with MAC to bring back the heARTlines Children’s Literature and Book Illustration Festival in 2017. This highly anticipated biennial event curated by Cristy Burne will be held in May and June with lots of writing and illustration workshops to reignite the region’s appetite for literature.
Due to the generous financial support of the Ministry for the Arts and Community Arts Network WA, MAC will present the Habits of Horses community project this year. The project driven by a number of community partners will consist of five curated exhibitions; a series of community engagement arts and culture projects; a public Open weekend; multiple displays of all things horse and saddle; temporary sculptures; musical ponies; riding; drawing workshops and much, much more.
Mundaring Tourism Association assists in the promotion of MAC's program of exhibitions, workshops and events.
Mezzanine Gallery Inc. (Mark and Sandra Alderson, Lynne and Bruce Williams – Co Directors) have generously donated seed funding to support the Art Funding Art Model, where artists work collaboratively to grow the local arts ecosystem. The callout to artists to apply to exhibit or work in residence at the Mundaring and Midland Junction Arts Centre is currently open. MAC assesses each application on its merit and supports emerging artists or exhibitions of particular relevance by offering a reduced hire fee or assistance with specific aspects of the exhibition development. Artists are encouraged to discuss their application with MAC staff and indicate if they require grant assistance.
Individual projects and exhibitions are supported by a variety of private business, government agencies and individuals.