The McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) and the Arts and Music Guild present the opening of the Juried Art Show on Saturday, May 4 in the Gallery at MPAC. Artists from the Juried Art Show will be at the public reception, which starts at 7 p.m. Winners will be announced at 8 p.m. in Noble Hall. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners. All winning artwork will become permanent pieces of the MPAC Public Art Collection.

“We are honored to host the second annual Juried Art Show at MPAC in partnership with the Arts and Music Guild, and we are excited about increasing our collection and showcasing such high-caliber creations in our historic facility,” stated Ty Lake, Director of MPAC.

The winning art will find their new home at MPAC, added to the other existing permanent art collection pieces from winners from the 2012 Juried Art Show event and those pieces generously donated by Don and Linda Day.

The artwork will be on exhibit in the Gallery at MPAC for public viewing from May 4 through May 22. Visit or call 972-547-2650 for additional details.

McKinney Performing Arts Center is located at the Historic Collin County Courthouse in the heart of Historic Downtown McKinney, 111 North Tennessee St.


About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., McKinney has a current population of nearly 141,000. Incorporated in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown square and unique neighborhoods and developments. The city ranks No. 2 on the Money Magazine Best Places to Live list for 2012. Visit the city’s website at