MAC COVID-19 Updates

MAC is open Monday - Friday, 12-5:30pm. We are complying with

CDC and Riley County Health Department guidelines.
The MAC galleries are open Monday-Friday 12-5:30pm and Saturday 1-3pm.

Outside office hours, you can call 785-537-4420 and leave a message, or send staff an email. Click here for a list of staff.
If you come to MAC, please WEAR A MASK.

In view of the recent surge in the COVID Delta variant and the high transmission rate in our area, we are recommending/requesting vaccinated and antibody positive patrons wear masks at MAC. All other patrons are required to wear a mask. If you are not feeling well, please do not attend a MAC event. Thank you in advance.

Please contact us if you need to arrange tickets to a different performance.


Before coming to the Manhattan Arts Center we ask everyone to complete a COVID-19 self-screening.

If your answer to any of the screening questions below is yes, please do not enter the Manhattan Arts Center. We are happy to help you online or via phone.

  1. In the last 14 days, have you been in close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with, or is suspected to have COVID-19?
  2. Is your temperature 100°F (38°C) or higher?
  3. Are you experiencing two or more of the following symptoms?
  • Chills
  • Stiffness/Rigidity
  • Muscle Aches or Pains
  • Fatigue/Weakness
  • Headache
  • Sore Throat
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath/Difficulty Breathing
  • Sudden Loss of Taste or Smell
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Because a pandemic is a fluid situation, we will continue to stay informed and adjust our policies to preserve public health, providing updates through email, our website and social media.

Current Phase Out: Resume Normal Operations with the Following Health Protocols

  • Self-screening is requested prior to entering the Arts Center.
  • People who show signs of illness, or have been exposed to COVID 19 will isolate at home.
  • Employees stay at home when sick.
  • We follow strict cleaning and sanitation standards.
  • We frequently clean high-touch surfaces.