MAC Affiliates

MAC serves the following Affiliates:

Big Blue Theatre

Big Blue Theatre

Big Blue Theatre’s mission is to support the work of artists through the creation of new theatricla work including plays, concerts and improv.


Mixed Precipitation

Mixed Precipitation

Mixed Precipitation creates unexpected theatrical experiences through unique partnerships & festive events that inspire social engagement.  Mixed Precipitation tours Minnesota with The Pickup Truck Opera – an annual harvest celebration that brings new life to classic stories through music, movement, gardens, food & visual extravaganza.

East Metro Symphony Orchestra

East Metro Symphony Orchestra

Our mission is to provide a broad range of educational, multicultural, and inspirational orchestral experiences to East Metro communities.

And our purpose is:

  • To educate the orchestra’s musicians and audiences by performing a broad range of culturally-diverse, challenging, and entertaining music
  • To provide opportunities for life-long avocational musicians and accomplished soloists of all ages to perform with a symphony orchestra
  • To continue the orchestra’s tradition since 1957 of providing affordable concerts to East Metro audiences
Artists of Woodbury

Artists of Woodbury

The Artists of Woodbury is a group of multi-media artists from Woodbury, MN, and the surrounding area whose purpose is to provide opportunities for artists to network, exhibit, and sell art. We seek to learn from one another and share our art with Woodbury and the surrounding communities.

Want to become an affiliate?

The annual membership fee is based on a sliding scale, and available to individuals, nonprofits, and for-profit companies. Affiliate Membership includes:

  • Use of the printer/copier at a subsidized rate
  • Use of the conference rooms two times per month
  • Reduced rates on hourly rentals at Rivertown Drive
  • Free or subsidized rates for rehearsal and performances at The Loft or The Merrill Black Box
  • Logo and link at MerrillArtsCenter.org
  • Opportunities for ad trades, collateral trades, collateral distribution partnerships, reduced rates on playbill ads and MAC sponsorships
  • Inclusion in eblasts and social media communication plan

Interested? Email Barbe@merrillartscenter.org for more information.