Join our PASS THE SHARPIE Video Project! | Deadline to submit: April 12th at 5 pm

What does art mean to you? World Art Day 2021 is April 15th, and we're celebrating it in a whole new way this year. We’re thrilled to announce our PASS THE SHARPIE PROJECT! 

This collaborative video project and virtual exhibition aim to celebrate how much art means to us, and YOU! The video will feature short clips sent in by students, MAC instructors, and patrons sharing what art means to them. We know how passionate our arts community is, so let’s celebrate it!



Painting Workshop with Grace Graupe-Pillard | Begins April 13th. Three four-week sessions and three time-slots available to choose from. This workshop is for all levels from the rank beginner to professional artists and teachers who come for feedback in an environment conducive to serious study.


SHOWTUNES Workshop! (with Kathy Connolly and Randy Hurst) | Begins April 6th!

Do you just LOVE singing SHOWTUNES? This studio class is a can’t-miss opportunity to perfect the Broadway hit of your choice with an award-winning director and vocal coach!


Painting with Miss Fish! Class 2 | Ages 4-8 | Begins April 5th | Mon: 5:15-6:15pm

For those little artists who just LOVE to PAINT! Use different kinds of paints to make beautiful paintings under the loving and expert direction of Miss Fish!


And hurry, we still have some class availability and pro-rated pricing for our other Spring Session programs! 


Don't Miss Out!

We have limited availability for our summer programs like our expanded Summer Performing Arts Academy and kids' favorite programs like Doodle Dude Camps, Miss Fish Art Adventures, KidzArt, Snapology and more!



MAC Music Café Singer-Songwriters Showcase | Outdoor Edition 

Sunday, April 25th at 3 pm

Join us for the first Singer-Songwriter Show of 2021! The performance will be outdoors at the MAC and features local talent Dan Leyes, Kevin J. Allen, Shotgun Bill Anania and Kevin Liebkeman + Andy Brasko.


BIG READ Virtual and Lobby Art Exhibition | Through April 30th


The show is inspired by the NEA grant book pick, In the Heart of the Sea, by Nathaniel Philbrick, and is divided into two student groups: Grades 6-8 and 9-12.


This exhibition is made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Program and is sponsored by the Middletown Public Library, the Middletown Arts Center and Friends of the Library.


Image: Alejandra Serrano (Grade 7), Ocean in a Jar


Garden State Watercolor Society 2021 Annual Members Virtual Exhibition | Through April 15th


The exhibition of 167 paintings highlights traditional water media pieces as well as non-water media work. Click here to learn more about the GSWS.


Image: Dorrie Rifkin, Sunday Drive, watercolor


The Middletown Township Cultural and Arts Council’s Mission is to celebrate and promote the arts while enriching the community through arts programming, education, entertainment and cultural connection for individuals of all ages and abilities.

Click here to become a Middletown Arts Center Business Partner in the Arts NOW! 

Middletown Arts Center

Where the Community & the Arts Come Together

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Middletown, New Jersey (Across from the Middletown Train Station)

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