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Founded in 1962, mac is the most visited arts centre in the West Midlands, with more than 500,000 visitors a year.

Our Midlands office covers Birmingham, Coventry, Derbyshire, Dudley, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, part of Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Sandwell, Shropshire, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton, and Worcestershire.

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National portfolio funding

The Midlands has 85 National portfolio organisations, including two Bridge organisations, with an investment of £173.9million and four Major partner museums with an investment of £10.5 million.

Find out which organisations receive National portfolio funding in the Midlands or browse our interactive map.

Latest news

News from the area

Worcester-based digital theatre company take their work to the UN

National Portfolio organisation C&T are heading across the pond to the United Nations in New York City to present their ground-breaking mix of drama, learning and digital technology on a world-stage.  

Art on FreshLincs lorries by Alisha Miller as part of Transported, Arts Council England's Creative people and places programme in Boston and South Holland

Transported: Art on the move

Ten haulage lorries are hitting the road after being transformed into mobile canvases by artist …

Museums at Night 2015

Museums at Night return to the Midlands

This May cultural destinations throughout the Midlands will be opening their doors after dark as …

Latest publications

London 2012 Cultural Olympiad in the East Midlands

This year's Igniting Ambition Legacy Trust UK programme is greater in scope and reach than ever before. It has received significant support from Arts Council England and the ERDF. Major contributions have also been made by Arts Council England to strands such as Artists Taking the Lead, Unlimited, Stories of …

Front page of Arts Council Plan 2011-15

Arts Council Plan 2011-15

This Plan sets out what we will do to deliver our Achieving great art for …

Front page of Igniting Ambition Festival 2011

Igniting Ambition Festival 2011

Igniting Ambition Festival 2011 - Connecting Communities showcases a diverse range of projects that are …

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Regularly funded organisations

Contact us

Birmingham

The Foundry
82 Granville Street, Birmingham
B1 2LH

52.474949, -1.90865

Nottingham

Rooms 005 & 005A, Arkwright Building, Nottingham Trent University
Burton Street, Nottingham
NG1 4BU

52.956039, -1.15046

Press and media

Sharon Joinson
Senior Communications Officer
Phone: 0121 631 5771
Mobile: 07872 416649

Esther Rush
Communications Officer
Phone: 0121 631 5707
Mobile: 07872416626

Duty Press Officer 
(Out of hours contact) 
Phone: 07595 091 334  



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