“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, Cascade Conservatory of Music, 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 offers several free concerts each year. Not to be missed! 


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

Music Lessons

The Cascade Conservatory of Music offers courses in  performance, music history and music appreciation. 

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.