About M.A.E.C

Originally the Fischer Meat Packing Company, the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center (MAEC) has been renovated into a 360,000 square foot home to over 200 artist studios, 4 event rooms, specialty stores, galleries, teaching studios, office spaces, rehearsal spaces, dance studios, gyms, and more.

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Aside from our various commercial spaces, MAEC also houses four event venues perfect for all types of parties. We are constantly renovating new areas to expand our artistic community and retail area. MAEC will start construction on our largest room yet in 2018. We constantly strive to promote local businesses and artisans.

“Solar Flares” by Barry Burcaw, oil on canvas, 50x50in, 2008 $3500

MAEC will host Barry Burcaw’s solo exhibition in the Pigment Gallery from March 9th – April 23rd. The opening will occur at 6 PM on March 9th. The gallery is open Monday – Thursday from 9 AM – 5:30 PM for viewing and purchasing.  Originals and high-quality prints are available for sale. Barry’s striking compositions are dominated by forceful geometric structure and bold saturated colors. Architecture, nature, and his experience serving in the Air Force provide inspiration for Barry’s colorful work.