MCAC offer a range of free events throughout the year for adults, including exhibition openings, open mic nights and artist/curator talks, as well as free events aimed at families, including films and open art days.

Open Mic Nights (FREE)

Last Wednesday of Every Month, 7-10PM

Calling all singer-songwriters, musicians, poets, storytellers, comedians and entertainers, come along for an evening of music, poetry and song. This is an opportunity for you to express your talents and showcase your work. Contact


Family Open Art Day & Movie

Saturday 12 May 11:30 - 3:00pm, Dreamcatchers.

Semblance and Event: Helena Hamilton

Last Day of Exhibition Wednesday 23 May.

Exhibition Opening

Thursday 31 May, 7:00 - 9:00pm, Sketching!: Rosalind Haddon. Last Day of Exhibition 27 June.

Exhibition Opening

Thursday 31 May, 7:00 - 9:00pm, VERVE: Southern Regional College Student Show. Last Day of Exhibition 27 June.

Open Mic Night

Wednesday 30 May, 7:00 - 10:00pm.


Artist talk

Friday 1 June 7:00pm, Sketching! Rosalind Hadden.

Family Open Art Day & movie

Saturday 9 June, 11:30 - 3:00pm, Wish you were here…


Sunday 10 June, A Free bus runs to Belfast from MCAC. For more details please contact MCAC or follow us on Facebook.

Open Mic Night

Wednesday 27 June, 7:00 - 10:00pm.


Exhibition Opening

Friday 6 July, 7:00 - 9:00pm, Processions 2018 Banner Exhibition. Last day of exhibition 25 July.

Open Mic Night

Wednesday 25 July, 7:00 - 10:00pm.


Exhibition Opening

Friday 3 August 7:00 - 9:00pm Linen: Christine Mauersberger, Mylene Boisvert, Sandra Turley, Damian Magee & Jill Phillips. Part of the Linen Biennale Northern Ireland. Artist Talk by Christine Mauersberger 7:00pm. Last Day of Exhibition 29 August.

Family Open Art Day & Movie

Saturday 11 August 11:30 - 3:00pm, Bannerettes.

Open Mic Night

Wednesday 29 August, 7:00 - 10:00pm.