White Glove Art Sale – to compliment Festival of Trees

  Ranging from modern masterpieces to recent works by emerging artists, the Museum’s Permanent Collection – acquired over 55+ years – includes thousands of paintings, ceramics, textiles, and other decorative and fine works of art. Highlights include two-dimensional works by Matisse, Miro, Dali, Whistler, and Picasso; plus a significant representation...

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Macon Cultural Plan 2020

A County-Wide Discussion of Why Culture Matters This plan will give us the tools to use art and culture to ensure access to arts and arts programming for ALL Macon residents, encourage a creative community that attracts new residents to live and work in Macon, and bolster existing arts and...

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Fulldome at the Macon Film Festival

The Museum of Arts and Sciences (MAS) is proud to partner with the Macon Film Festival to bring the "Fulldome at Macon Film Festival" to the Mark Smith Planetarium. Renovated and re-opened in 2012, the MAS Planetarium features the industry’s leading projection technology – the Konica Minolta Super MediaGlobe II – plus...

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Your Voice Counts!

On June 28th, the Macon-Bibb County Commission voted to approve an Interim Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 that eliminates all funding for the Museum of Arts and Sciences effective July 1. Unless adjustments are made within the next few weeks, major educational programs at the Museum would be eliminated until...

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The MAS Caboose – “Reopening History”

For fifty-three years, the Museum of Arts and Sciences has been home to the SAL Class 5CC Caboose #5236. SAL stands for the Seaboard Air Line Railway, a major railroad system that operated throughout the southeast from 1900 up until 1967. The SAL Caboose #5236 was built in 1923 and...

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Your Summer Assignment: Play Hard!

By Susan Welsh, Executive Director for the Museum of Arts and Sciences At the Museum of Arts and Sciences, we’re united in a common purpose to cultivate a new generation of wonder junkies. From exploring the mysteries of dark matter in the planetarium to creating vibrant abstract performance art in...

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