Join us for Educator Appreciation Night and Happy Hour! We can’t wait to share everything happening at Mesa Arts Center this season, plus there will be a special interactive performance, hands-on activities and raffle prizes for attendees! Educate, Elevate and Motivate with Mesa Arts Center as we celebrate teachers and the start of a new school year!


4:00-5:30 PM WELCOME!
Piper Lobby

Pick up your goodie bag, raffle tickets, and drink tickets at registration.

Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and snacks!
Check out the raffle prizes and enter to win!

Sip an adult beverage available in the Piper Lobby.

Visit tables of MAC programs & partners for information and activities.


Piper Theater
Performance by Neighborhood Improv Theatre

Welcome by Engagement Manager, Tomas Stanton

Raffle Prize Drawing (must be present to WIN!)
MAC Attack Winner Announced


6:15-6:30 PM THANK YOU!



ART STUDIOS: Find out about the variety of Virtual Art Studio experiences you can create for your students! 


CO.LAB: Discover Mesa Arts Center’s new digital storytelling media lab.


PROJECT LIT: Get your students excited about writing with Project Lit, an out-of-school time program that uses poetry, spoken word and hip hop to promote literacy & activate social and emotional learning with young and emerging adults. 


CLASSICAL MUSIC INSIDE OUT - ZUILL IN SCHOOL: Bring renowned Cellist Zuill Bailey to your school with a dynamic Concert 101 experience for your students. Zuill will guide students through classical music and concert-going etiquette. Mesa Public School Teachers will receive early booking priority the night of the event for Zuill in School Engagements. 


MESA CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM: Preview exceptional education opportunities from our Mesa Contemporary Arts (MCA) Museum.


MABEL: Learn how to bring our mobile arts-based engagement lab to your school events.


LITERACY THRU DRAMA: Literacy through Drama is an arts integration residency program that utilizes creative play, drama and performance techniques to activate literacy concepts for young people.




Reserve your spot for Educator Appreciation Night today!