MAS in the News

MAS Overview

  • The Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit cultural institution that opened in 1956.
  • The Museum is a community resource of lifelong learning for everyone.
  • The Museum is located on 14 acres in north Macon, Georgia.
  • The Museum has 55,000 square feet of indoor exhibit space.
  • The Museum’s outdoor grounds accommodate individual and group activities.
  • The Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.


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Media Coverage

The Museum of Arts and Sciences is fortunate to have the support of the community and the media. The following is a list of selected items and articles published about the Museum and how it serves Macon, Central Georgia, and the greater community.

30 June First budget in place for merged Macon-Bibb
14 June Hundreds bugged by Museum of Arts and Sciences
13 June Get kids into the arts this summer
10 June Get up close and personal with creepy crawlies during Bug Day
9 June Museums to get funding in Macon-Bibb budget change
30 May Explore limitless time and space in new Museum of Arts and…
30 May Arts Calendar
30 May Museum funding still roils Macon-Bibb budget
29 May Museum funding may be cut with new budget
26 May I support continued funding of the Macon’s museums
14 May Reichert proposes cutting … Tubman, arts and sciences museum
4 May Cultural experiences abound in midstate
27 Apr Butterflies released at Museum of Arts and Sciences
24 Apr Celebrate spring during the Master Gardeners’ Spring Festival
24 Apr Room to Grow: Native plants at home in many landscapes
17 Apr 58th Annual Pet Show at the Museum of Arts and Sciences
17 Apr EPAF programs gain ‘momentum’
10 Apr Room to Grow: Fighting fire ants for garden space
4 Apr Art, Science and fun in one spot – Macon’s Art and Science Museum
27 Mar Grisamore: At the festival, real boys wear pink
24 Mar 44 Georgia Nonprofits Selected to Take Part in Momentum, a…
19 Mar Top Museums Worth Traveling For
17 Mar Festival Day at the Museum of Arts and Sciences
21 Feb Macon museum ready to show off renovations
5 Feb Fathers and Daughters Dance the Night Away
24 Jan Immigrants’ experience highlighted in Museum of Arts and…
17 Jan Museum of Arts and Sciences Fiber Exhibit (video)
14 Jan Quilts, Textiles and Fibers
13 Jan Quilts, Textiles and Fibers Exhibit in Macon
3 Jan Polar Bear Den a museum tradition
30 Dec Book Events: Lunch and Learn with Judy Bales
17 Nov Festival of Trees on display at local museum
15 Nov Spotted@ the Festival of Trees Gala
15 Nov Middle Ga. Weekend: Choral Music, Christmas Trees, A Play… (audio)
8 Nov Festival of Trees at Museum of Arts and Sciences kicks off…
8 Nov Seven loaded weekends between now and Christmas
7 Nov Festival of Trees to Kick Off Holiday Season (video)
27 Oct Macon museum holds beastly exhibit of folk art
23 Oct Young Arts Journalists Get Tips from the Pros (audio)
9 Oct Room to Grow: Master gardeners assist with cooperative…
7 Oct Macon Arts Alliance announces winners of 2013 Cultural Awards
4 Oct Festival promotes unity through art
1 Oct Exhibition of the work of Corrine Colarusso opens at The Museum…
27 Sep One City Art Festival
23 Sep Georgia Man Proposes To Girlfriend During Planetarium Presentation
23 Sep Planetarium proposal (video)
22 Sep Warner Robins man proposes under the stars — of a planetarium
10 Sep Reptiles Invade Macon Museum Of Arts And Sciences
9 Sep Rick Talks Reptile Rendezvous with Sharron Wilhelm
7 Sep Reptile Rendezvous at The Museum of Arts and Sciences
29 Aug Robins Federal Credit Union Donates to the Museum of Arts and…
22 Aug A family-friendly weekend in Macon, Ga.
19 Aug Nearly 50 Candidates Audition… (video)
15 Aug Art for Alzheimer’s Program (video)
13 Aug EarthShare of Ga (@EarthShareGa) mentioned MAS on Twitter!
9 Aug Sky Over Macon
8 Aug Your Middle Georgia Weekend (audeo)
6 Aug 13WMAZ Junior Journalist Auditions (video)
3 Aug People flock to mini-zoo shows at Macon museum (video)
19 Jul Feathers fly as museum hosts annual Bird Day
16 Jul MAS To Host Annual Bird Day (video)
15 Jul Bird Day at the Museum of Arts and Sciences
25 Jun Saving Centsably: Savings in the Atlanta Area This Summer
22 Jun Miller Middle School Orchestra Concert at the Museum… (photo)
16 Jun Bug Day
15 Jun Bug Day at Museum of Arts and Sciences (video)
14 Jun Creepy treats and gross eats at Museum of Arts and Sciences’…
14 Jun Girl Scout Troop 60617 Visits Wild Music (photo)
14 Jun Museum of Arts and Sciences Ready for Bug Day Saturday
12 Jun Museum of Arts and Sciences visits WGXA Morning News… (video)
10 Jun 41NBC Studio Overrun With Bugs (video)
30 May Bug Day
29 May Museum Turns Everyday Sounds Into Music
16 May Miller Orchestra Performs Concert at Museum of Arts and Sciences
5 May Top 10 things for kids this summer
4 May Union Elementary Students Explore College, Career Opportunities
1 May Historic architecture and Native American heritage beckon in…
21 Apr Macon, Bibb County Celebrate Earth Day with a Week Full of Events
20 Apr Earth Day to be celebrated with movies, panels, tree giveaways
12 Apr From music to art, it’s a weekend to remember
12 Apr Hop, waddle or wag your way to the Museum…58th annual Pet Show
5 Apr A Night With The Artists at the Museum of Arts and Sciences
4 Apr ‘Charles Ladson and 6 Emerging Artists’ Coming to Museum… (video)
3 Apr Bring Your Pet To Museum Of Arts And Sciences For 58th… (video)
3 Apr Master Gardeners holding spring show in Perry
17 Mar Your Neighbors
15 Mar Cherry Blossom Tours
3 Mar Children get hands-on music lesson at museum’s Instrument…
3 Mar Children Explore the World of Music (video)
3 Mar It’s March and that means spring break!
1 Mar ‘Protege,’ ‘Kirk West’ among art exhibit openings this weekend
1 Mar Understanding energy
28 Feb Animals, Instruments, Education All Mixed Into One Day Of… (video)
12 Feb Mammal Mayhem Takes Over Macon Museum… (video)
7 Feb Gris: ‘They’re only a little girl for so long’
6 Feb 2013 Cherry Blossom Festival artwork unveiled
5 Feb MAS Invites All Dads and Daughters to it’s 18th Annual Dance (video)
1 Feb Warner Robins Family Learns Through GA Cyber Academy…
30 Jan Macon Civic Club Show Starts Wednesday (video)
17 Jan Comedy Adventure Show Invades Museum of Arts & Sciences
17 Jan Movie Premieres at the Museum of Arts and Sciences (video)
16 Jan FOXFocus: Ultra Galactic Gung-Ho Gurus (video)
16 Jan Ultra Galactic Gung-Ho Gurus invade Macon museum
16 Jan “Ultra Galactic Gung-Ho Gurus” Coming to Macon for… (video)
4 Jan Exhibit ‘Sparks’ children’s knowledge… (Telegraph “Out&About” cover)
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