The Warhol Exhibition includes 94 works from Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop/Works from the Bank of America Collection on loan through Bank of America’s Art in our Communities program, and over 11,000 sq. ft. of interactive experiences including a Biographical exhibit, Video installation, 150+ photos taken by Warhol, Children’s Print Factory, Studio 54 experience and a Central Park-inspired outdoor space.


Director of the McAninch Arts Center, Diana Martinez, takes you behind the scenes for an inside look at upcoming shows, events and more.

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This month, on Backstage Buzz at the MAC, catch up with COD Theater Department Chair, Amelia Barrett, meet Debra Vaccaro from the Elmhurst Artists Guild, and hear more about the recent “A Night At Studio 54” Gala from Diana Martinez.

This month, on Backstage Buzz at the MAC, meet the Village Manager of Lisle, Eric Ertmoed, hear from Director of the Downtown Wheaton Association, Allison Orr, get the latest “Color Me Warhol” updates from Clayton Muhammad, Chief Communications & Equity Officer of the city of Aurora and catch up with Executive Director of DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau, Beth Marchetti.

This month, on Backstage Buzz at the MAC, catch up with Executive Director of the College of DuPage Foundation, Karen Kuhn. She shares about the upcoming “A Night at Studio 54 – For the Love of Warhol Gala.” The exclusive event will be a party to honor Andy Warhol and provide support for the MAC’s upcoming exhibition. Then, meet Alex Wisniewski, star of Buffalo Theatre Ensemble’s upcoming play, Andy Warhol’s Tomato and get a preview of what’s to come in the annual Free Global Flicks Series from Janey Sarther.

This month, on Backstage Buzz at the MAC, meet artist Geoff Bevington, who is busy working on the DuPage Pop Art Challenge, learn more about College Theater’s next play from its director, Daniel Millhouse and hear from Justin Witte about Edra Soto’s current exhibition on display at the CCMA.

Kim brings one of the many costumes from College of DuPage Theater’s upcoming production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Get the latest from, Managing Artistic Director of Buffalo Theatre Ensemble, Connie Canaday Howard and meet Dawn Smith, the new Community Engagement & Educational Coordinator at the MAC.

Gibby shares more details about Salt Creek’s production of The Nutcracker and describes what is so special about the show that has become the kick-off event to the holiday season for so many. Catch up with Matt Shevitz, chair of College of DuPage’s music department.

Diana gives an overview of the 2022-23 Season, which is rooted in the promise of hope and joy. Nothing brings joy to people quite like laughter, music and dance, which inspired the choices behind each show of this performance season. In addition to the MAC Performance Series, she shares the upcoming highlights from Buffalo Theatre Ensemble, College Theater, as well as New Philharmonic. The entire season is sure to inspire, enlighten and entertain with performances featuring comedy, music and dance from around the world.

Justin Witte, Curator of the Cleve Carney Museum of Art fills in for Diana Martinez and gets the inside scoop on upcoming events in October. Hear from Executive Director of Giordano Dance Chicago, Michael McStraw, catch up with Debbie Venezia, Director of Arts DuPage and meet Daniel Millhouse, the new full-time COD Theater Faculty member.