“Ars longa, vita brevis”

Life is short, art endures.

– Hippocrates –

Our Mission

To stimulate the growth of the visual, literary, and performing arts;

To enhance our local community through art in public places;

To preserve the historic legacy of Monroe.



Member Organizations

The M.A.C. is fortunate to have a number of member organization from within our community. The Monroe Concert Band, Sky Performing Arts theater group, and Split Second Improv are member organizations under the M.A.C. “umbrella”. If your organization might be a good fit, contact us – there is always room for more!

Join Us!

The Monroe community is full of talented and energetic individuals. We are adding new members every month, and what diverse talents and abilities they bring!

The upcoming year promises to be full of fresh ideas and fun. We invite you to drop in at our next meeting – check our events page for dates, times, and locations.


Not every M.A.C. member is an artist, but many different kinds of talent are always needed! Here are a few areas where any member can help:

  • Grant writing
  • Organizing events
  • Fundraising
  • Social Media
  • Committee Chairs
  • Scholarship
  • Donations

 Something for Everyone!

Music Performances

The Monroe Concert Band showcases local talent, and presents a variety of free concerts each year at the WPAC and other venues. Not to be missed!


Sky Performing Arts brings your favorite Broadway shows to the stage right here in Monroe. Auditions are always open to the public.

Split Second Improv

Comedy Improv

Split Second Improv performs monthly at the Wagner Performing Arts Center. Always hilarious, you never know what they’ll do next!

Socrates Café

A monthly meetup for individuals interested in discussing literature and philosophy. Every third Saturday at the Monroe Library.

Movies Under the Moon

The M.A.C. and Monroe Parks & Rec team up to present the “Movies under the Moon” summer series at Lake Tye.


The historic Wagner Performing Arts Center is the M.A.C.’s main performance venue and also an ongoing restoration project.