McDowell Arts Center

123 E. McDowell St.
Matthews, NC 28105

Phone Number: 704-847-9746

Hours of Operation
Building hours vary depending on programs and activities taking place; please give us a call to confirm hours for the day!
Monday-Friday: 1pm-8pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 1pm-6pm

Features & Amenities
The McDowell Arts Center (MAC) houses a 2-room gallery space upstairs, 
with a large classroom/studio space downstairs.

Art Gallery
The art gallery located on the top level of the McDowell Arts Center is free to visit and open to the public!  

Current art show
: The McDowell Group & Veterans Art Group.  On display through May 3.  Free Art Sale & Gallery reception on Sunday, April 7, 2pm-4pm.

Programs & Activities
A variety of art and yoga classes and artist workshops take place at the McDowell Arts Center.  Please check out the link below for a full listing of classes and activities!

 To register for classes and programs at the McDowell Arts Center, visit our Registration Site!

For more information about the facility, gallery schedule, etc.
contact Melissa Johnson at

Rentals are not available for The McDowell Arts Center

CALL TO ARTISTS: Looking for artists interested in participating in a multi-sensory art show June 1 - July 5 at the McDowell Arts Center.  If interested in being a part of this art show, please contact Melissa Johnson at or 704-708-1262.
Interest form can be found HERE.


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