Arts and Culture Assets in Mesa
Mesa Arts Center
Mesa Arts Center (MAC) is the largest arts center in Arizona and the
offering comprehensive professional performing arts, visual arts
arts education programming on one state-of-the-art campus. The
is a one-of-a-kind asset for higher education institutions
partnering on a variety of programs such as collocation of
space, workshop collaborations, special events or graduations.
- Three buildings located on seven acres; 212,775 Sq. Ft.
- Theaters Complex: four theaters ranging from 1,600 seats to
"black box", supporting spaces for the theaters plus 17 dressing
back of house and technical support spaces.
- Mesa Contemporary Arts: Exhibition space in five galleries,
space, lecture hall and lobby atrium.
- Art Studios: 14 visual and performing arts studios and
ceramics, printmaking, glass, jewelry, sculpture, multimedia,
children's/multipurpose, drama, dance, music studios, and more.
Theaters Showcase Local Performing Arts Companies
"Home" Venue for Mesa companies: Ballet Etudes, East Valley
Children's Theatre, Mesa Encore Theatre, Metropolitan Youth
Symphony, Southwest Shakespeare Company, Symphony of the
Southwest and Xico, Inc.
Annual attendance at the MAC is 387,384. More than 2.3 million
people live within a 30-minute drive
of the MAC, projected to be 2.6 million by 2015. Special
advertising packages or corporate memberships are available for
businesses interested in reaching this valued audience.
The i.d.e.a. Museum is a creative, inspiring and
innovative environment for families looking to play and
companies wanting to make an impression! it is is an entertainment
venue in the heart of the city and offers activities and space
for children and adults. Individuals, small and large groups are
Arizona Museum of Natural History
Located in the heart of Downtown Mesa, the
Arizona Museum of
Natural History is your place for dinosaurs that roar and
much more. The valley's only natural history museum has the best
dinosaurs in town, a history courtyard where visitors pan for
gold, a native peoples' gallery includes a replica village and
pottery. Great for one-of-a-kind corporate events.
The City of Mesa appreciates the importance of the arts and
making them available to everyone.
Shop Mesa! Get the Arts
rewards consumers who shop in
Mesa to earn Mesa Bucks towards buy one get one free admission
to select shows at Mesa Arts Center, as well as buy one get one
free entry to Mesa Contemporary Arts, Arizona Museum of Natural
History, and Arizona Museum for Youth.