2019 K-12 Art Show Winners

This spring, Mineral Area Council on the Arts awarded dozens of students from surrounding school districts for their skill and creativity in various media of artwork. The art show and competition, sponsored by MACOA, was held May 4 in the Robert E. Sechrest Sr. Field House on the Mineral Area College Park Hills campus. Two […]

Things are looking up

The Art Blooms Banner Contest ushered in the colors of spring as the winning entries were hung on Farmington light poles in late March. “My Favorite Things” was this year’s theme as The City of Farmington and Mineral Area Council on the Arts (MACOA) once again partnered to organize the event.Starting in January, more than […]

Missouri Saxophone Quartet concert cancelled

The Mineral Area Council on the Arts (MACOA) regrets to announce that the concert scheduled for Friday, April 12 featuring Missouri Saxophone Quartet at Central High School has been cancelled due to illness. MACOA season ticket holders are being contacted via mail with information regarding ticket trade options.  “We apologize for any disappointment or inconvenience […]

Art Blooms 2019 Winners!

We received an overwhelming number of entries (over 1000!) for this year’s Art Blooms banner contest, sponsored by the Mineral Area Council on the Arts and the city of Farmington. The committee, made up of representatives of the Farmington Public Library and the Arts Council had a tough time deciding which artwork would make the […]

Pete the Cat coming in March

For Pete the Cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up. So the minute the groovy blue cat meets The Biddles, he gets the whole family rocking. That is, except for young Jimmy Biddle, the most organized second grader on planet Earth. But when Jimmy draws a blank in art class during […]

Molly Brown Performance Rescheduled to January 25th

Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather predicted to hit Missouri this weekend, it has become necessary for Mineral Area Council on the Arts to postpone Friday’s performance of “The Life and Times of the ‘Unsinkable’ Molly Brown”, scheduled in the Mineral Area College theater. We apologize for the inconvenience. A rescheduled performance date has been […]

Students! Enter Art Blooms 2019

Art will once again bloom beginning in spring as we decorate the lightpole banners in downtown Farmington! The Mineral Area Council on the Arts and the City of Farmington are pleased to be partnering on the 5th Annual Art Blooms in Farmington Downtown Banner Design contest! 80 winning designs will be chosen in this year’s competition. […]

The Life and Times of the “Unsinkable” Molly Brown

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY, JANUARY 25TH*** Tickets are on sale now for an entertaining one-woman performance highlighting the life of Missouri-native, Molly Brown. The Life and Times of the “Unsinkable” Molly Brown will be performed at 7 p.m., Friday, January 25, at the Mineral Area College Fine Arts Theater in Park Hills. […]