- To provide a safe and welcoming environment for our members to create, display and sell art
- To provide high quality instruction in art techniques and quality art materials,
- To promote our artists’ work in the community at large
- To provide peer-based programming that values the lived experiences of people with mental health challenges to run and inform program delivery.
is open to adults living with mental health issues who reside in Burnaby or New Westminster.
How to Join MAC:
We have prepared a checklist. The steps are:
Contact Teresa (Program Coordinator) at 778.855.1704 or email@example.com
Become a member of ECHO (Burnaby) or New Leaf (New Westminster)
Attend 1 session of our MAC orientation 'Actively Artistic'
(usually second & fourth Thursdays but check with ECHO for the schedule)
Have the checklist signed off by a Staff member AND THEN…
Bring the checklist with you for a ‘Free Trial’ day at MAC!
Questions? Email Teresa at firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information.
Monthly Membership Fee is $20/month (regardless of how often you attend), and every member contributes 30 minutes of volunteer time each month.
Members may apply to the Rehab Fund for help in covering the Monthly Fee.
MAC is a member-driven program with many volunteer opportunities - promoting
the group’s art & art cards, helping with setting up or taking down art shows, leadership, instructing classes and raising funds.
"What would life be like if we had no courage to attempt anything?"
Vincent Van Gogh