MAC - Museum of Art and Culture, yapang


Lake Macquarie's art museum is widely recognised for its exhibition program and work with the community. Now operating in newly refurbished premises under the name Museum of Art and Culture - MAC the art museum remains an exceptional cultural and tourist destination.

Located on the shores of Australia’s largest coastal saltwater lake, the leafy grounds include the award-winning gallery with a sculpture park and mosaic pathways. Lake Macquarie is unique among regional galleries due to its location and quality of programming. Touring shows alternate with museum-curated exhibitions featuring nationally significant artists, many of whom share a connection with the Hunter.

Contemporary visual arts, craft and design practice is the main focus of our exhibitions, and respectful Aboriginal projects under the banner of Yapang are a strong component of the program.

MAC can be easily reached via the lake foreshore cycleway, the water or by public transport.

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About Museum of Art and Culture, yapang

The word yapang means “journey or pathway” in Awabakal and is the name given to the Aboriginal program at the Museum of Art and Culture. yapang is also the cultural name given to the venue.

You can listen to the cultural name of the venue in the player below.


Dhumaan ngayin ngarrakalu kirraanan barayidin

We remember and respect the Ancestors who cared for and nurtured this Country.

Ngarrakalumba yuludaka bibayilin barayida baaduka

It is in their footsteps that we travel these lands and waters.

Lake Macquarie City Council dhumaan Awabakala ngarrakal yalawaa, yalawan, yalawanan

Lake Macquarie City Council acknowledges the Awabakal people and Elders past, present and future.

Cultural information provided by Miromaa Aboriginal Language and Technology Centre.


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