Last updated: 1/30/2012
Spokane, Washington
Address
2316 W. First Avenue
Spokane, WA 99204
phone: 509-456-3931
e-mail: mac@northwestmuseum.org
web: www.northwestmuseum.org
Hours
Wednesday - Saturday10 AM - 5 PM
Cafe Hours
Wednesday - Saturday11 AM - 4 PM
Admissions
Adults: $7
Seniors (over 60): $5
MAC Members: free
Students (with ID): $5
Children under 5: Free
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Cafe/Restaurant
Staff
Forrest Rodgers, Executive Director
Reebcca Bishop, Communications & PR
Description

The MAC is a regional and cultural hub located in the heart of the Inland Northwest. The Museum features engaging visual art, history and American Indian culture exhibits and programs for families, adults and school children.

Exhibits, programs and events focus on the Museum's three major disciplines: visual art, regional history and American Indian. We also have a historic building on site, Campbell House

Mission

The mission of the MAC is to actively engage all people in the appreciation of arts and culture through collections stewardship, exhibits and programs that educate and entertain.

History

Founded in 1916, the Eastern Washington State Historical Society (Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture) is one of the Inland Northwest's oldest cultural organizations.

Governance

The Society is governed by a Board of Trustees. Membership is open to the public.

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Services

ART @ WORK Sales & Rental Program

Your Personal Art Museum! ART @ WORK delivers to your home or business your selection of original fine art of lasting quality by outstanding regional artists, at very reasonable cost.

For a Business. The fine original art provided by ART @ WORK offers an aesthetic experience that only original art can provide. It demonstrates your support for the community's leading regional artists and the Museum. The three-month rental periods allow you flexibility of choice, giving you an opportunity to choose and display a wide variety of work. Read what some of our satisfied rental clients have to say about us. The ART @ WORK program was recently featured in the publication Inland NW Homes and Lifestyles.

For the Home. The program offers the opportunity for you to experience a changing variety of art in your own personal environment, to stretch your own art boundaries, or to live with a work before you buy. And in keeping with the mission of the program, ART @ WORK offers collaboration, exposure, and financial support for outstanding regional artists.

Museum Store

Find a wonderful assortment of books, gifts, handmade items, museum logo items and jewelry at the MAC Museum Store. Book selections emphasize Inland Northwest history and culture including American Indian tribes, immigrant settlement, industries, arts and issues. We carry a fun collection of kids' books on art, history and stories from many cultures to inspire creativity and learning. Extend your museum experience with exhibit and collection related books and merchandise and intriguing, high quality treasures in a wide price range.

Cafe MAC

Café MAC Cafe MAC by D'Zaar serves American and Middle Eastern lunch items, pastries, and Turkish coffee in a beautiful setting with a view. Kids items start at $3.95. Orders for take-home are welcome. Catering services are also available, ranging from morning coffee service (for meetings held at the MAC) to large, elegant wedding receptions.

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Restaurant

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