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UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 2, 2020

Archaeological group brings in Pompeii experts for lecture series

National experts on Pompeii will speak in Spokane for a series of talks through April – “Revealing Pompeii: Its Past, Present and Future.”

Volcano-themed events at the MAC

The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture has announced the exhibitions that will open in 2020.

UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019

Trump refuses to shield Apple’s Mac Pros from China tariffs

The pledge made in a Friday tweet rebuffs Apple’s attempt to shield its products from taxes being imposed on goods made in China as part of Trump administration’s trade war …

UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019

MAC exhibit rethinks how giants, unicorns and Bigfoot came into being

A new exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture examines the real-world origins of mythical creatures, past and present.

UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019

In June at the galleries, a smattering of Spokane’s veteran and up-and-coming artists

Having smashed glass, dripped wax, and assembled found objects and images, these artists inspire with their creative explorations.

Balancing act: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture leadership strives to emphasize ‘art’ and ‘culture’

The first time Freya Liggett noticed a job opening at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, she let it pass on by. Not only was she enjoying her role …

Five employees laid off at MAC in museum cost-cutting move

Five people have lost their jobs at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture as the stand-alone state agency struggles to find its financial footing. Wesley Jessup, the museum’s executive …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

MAC’s Big Band Bash pays tribute to Natatorium Park

Saturday night, commemorating 50 years since the closing of Natatorium Park, the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture is hosting a 1930s and ’40s themed party to help locals remember …

Curtis’ legacy: MAC exhibit explores photographer’s work

The show, consisting of 80 images by Curtis, 40 historical artifacts from the MAC’s collection and 10 recordings Curtis made of Native American songs, will run from Saturday through Sept. …

Get a boarding pass, take the journey at MAC’s Titanic exhibition

Since its opening in mid-October, “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” has attracted 47,500 visitors to the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture.

Apple releases fix to security flaw in Mac operating system

Apple released an update to its latest operating system for Mac computers and said it’s changing development practices after a significant security flaw was disclosed Tuesday that allowed people to …

‘Z Nation’ production becomes an art exhibition at the MAC

Public invited behind-the-scenes of the Spokane-based SyFy series in new exhibit opening at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017

With ‘HomePod’ speaker, Apple unveils first new product in years

Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling new device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning.

Museum Mother’s Day tour to take in rock work across the Spokane area

This year’s Mother’s Day Tour will give the Spokane region a good look at the finest rock work in the area.

UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017

Robert W. Taylor, visionary in birth of personal computing and internet, dies at 85

In 1968, Robert W. Taylor made a prediction that would guide the course of computer science for decades to come. “In a few years,” he wrote, “men will be able …

UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017

Tired of Zag-mania? Can’t handle another squeaky sneaker or dribbling ball? There are lots of other things going on in Spokane today whether you are into yoga, gun shows, skiing or Pokemon

Tired of Zag-mania? Can’t handle another squeaky sneaker or dribbling ball? There are lots of other things going on in Spokane today whether you are into yoga, gun shows, skiing …

UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017

MAC briefly closed due to overheating elevator motor

A “fire” at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture turned out to be an overheating elevator motor, a spokeswoman said Monday.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017

Spokane artist uses recycled materials to bring ancient animals to life

Creatures are coming out of the walls at the MAC to great visitors to the “Titans of the Ice Age” exhibit.

Artists face off for ArtFest fundraiser

Local artists are lending their skills to plain masks as part of ArtFest, taking place this weekend in Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition.

MAC event on the Hope diamond canceled

A talk on the Hope diamond at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture has been canceled.

Doug Clark: In Spokane, politics is a cozy business

Spokane made the list of America’s “coziest cities.” That applies to our politics, at least.

MAC board votes to oust executive director Forrest Rodgers – again

Executive director once again fired from regional arts and culture museum; he was fired and rehired in 2012.

Bowling Green routs Northern Illinois 34-14 for MAC title

Travis Greene ran for 183 yards and two touchdowns, and Matt Johnson threw two scoring passes to lift Bowling Green over Northern Illinois 34-14 in the Mid-American Conference title game …

Sculptor turns toys to art with ‘Nature Connects’ Lego exhibit at MAC

Everything is awesome with new Lego exhibit at Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

MAC hosts Watercolor Society exhibit

The Spokane Watercolor Society’s annual juried show has a new home at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Starting Sept. 30, paintings will be on display in the Helen …

Ohio jumps out to quick lead, outmaneuvers Vandals to win

MOSCOW, Idaho – It only took two plays for the reality check that not much has changed in the Kibbie Dome despite a shakeup of the defensive staff. Two snaps …

Local artists get museum spotlight

Beginning today, 16 members of the artist-owned cooperative gallery Saranac Art Projects will be showing their own works in the galleries of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. The …

World views

Some of the pieces almost beg to be touched. Like the acrylic “Inside Out” by Shaikha Al Mazrou, which looks as if it could be crafted of ribbon. Or Khalid …

manito marvels

One of the grandest old homes on Spokane’s South Hill is going to anchor this year’s Mother’s Day Tour of Historic Homes along Manito Boulevard and Manito Place. Known locally …

MAC provides inspiration for would-be inventors

Inventors have to start somewhere. Saturday, the MAC is offering marshmallows, toothpicks and an invitation: Invent away. The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture’s Discover Your Inner Inventor day is …