February at the MACK


“Our weekly column to encourage your interest, participation, and support of your local arts and culture.” ~The McCormick Arts Council (MACK)

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February at the MACK

We are looking forward to sharing the best our region has to offer in our 18th Annual Juried Art Exhibition.  The Artist Reception will be Friday, February 9, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00pm. Please note this is the second Friday of the month. Your member benefits apply with savings of 10% off any art sales that night. This evening will also be another Art Trot in Historic McCormick with numerous other galleries and downtown merchants participating. The Henrys will be featured as our live entertainment. The exhibition will remain on display through March 3rd, 2018. 

The MACK celebrates Black History Month 2018 this February and all year round! We value respect, integrity, and equality. We appreciate the history, present and future of the amazing contributions that our fellow citizens have offered to our community and nation. Please join us to support local events.

Our MACK Artisans Gallery Shop is a wonderful place to find a quality, unique gifts and cards for a ‘sweetheart’ month. If you are looking for a special gift for a loved one, the shop offers a variety including handcrafted jewelry, cards, pottery, purses, scarves and so much more.  We are open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.


February Art Classes & Workshops

Contact the MACK office to register or for more information.

Jean Gale’s Piano Lessons

Find the joy of music at the MACK with piano lessons.  Students ages 8 – 80 are encouraged to register for weekly piano lessons, typically 45 minutes long.  

Helen Hutson’s Drawing Class

All Fridays / 10:00 – 1:00 

This class is now offered as an ongoing program.  All levels are welcome. Students are requested to purchase classes in 3 week bundles.

(3) $45 Members / $50 Non-Members

Art Instruction with Pat Meyers

Tuesday Class Dates: February 6, 13 and 20

Thursday Class Dates: February 9, 16 and 23

3 Week Class / Tuesday / 1:00 – 3:30

$45 Members / $50 Non-Members

This class will offer basic art elements, with a focus on acrylic and watercolor compositions.  This is an ideal class for beginners and intermediate students wishing to continue regular art programming.  All students are encouraged to review the supply list online and available by request in the office. Students are encouraged to bring your own images.

Belinda Ramsey’s Community Threads 

WHERE: Hickory Knob State Park/ McCormick SC 29835

DATES: Saturday, February 10th / 10:00 am – 3:00 pm 

              Wednesday, February 14th / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This program currently meets at Hickory Knob State Park, Bordeaux Room.  There is no fee to join this program and no experience is necessary.  To register for this program’s communications list, please contact Belinda at 843-860-5403 or send an introductory email to quiltingworkshops@gmail.com.


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