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Welcome to the media center for the Midland Center for the Arts. A vibrant hub of stories, photos and content that illustrate the exciting activities and people that bring the arts, sciences and humanities to life in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

To learn more about the Center, arrange a media interview or obtain event specific imagery, please contact Josh Holliday, Communications and Public Relations Manager at holliday@midlandcenter.org.

Recent Stories

Midland Center for the Arts Appoints Jon Loos as Interim President & CEO

The Midland Center for the Arts Board of Directors have appointed Jon Loos to serve as Interim President & CEO while the organization continues its national search for a new leader.

Midland Center and Great Lakes Bay Pride Partner for Screening of Documentary About Michigan Gay Rights Activist

While the past few decades have prompted radical change in the perception of the LGBTQIA+ community to achieve equality, none of this progress would have been possible without the hard work and dedication of gay rights activists. One particular standout in Michigan is Jeffrey Montgomery. In the feature-length documentary, AMERICA YOU KILL ME, Montgomery dives into his life and impact fighting for gay rights across the country.

Broadway Creative Team and Top High School Students Present HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL at Midland Center for the Arts

It’s time to get’cha head in the game and bring out your inner Wildcat for the upcoming production of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL on the Center’s Outdoor Stage, June 23 – 25. After weeks of intense rehearsals and training by professional teaching artists, and under the direction of Broadway veteran L’ogan J’ones, 20 rising stars in the Great Lakes Region will take the stage performing Disney Channel nostalgic numbers like “Stick to the Status Quo” and “Bop to the Top.”

Midland County Historical Society Turns Back Time with Cemetery Tour of Sanford Civil War Veterans

In 1865, the American Civil War officially came to an end, the conclusion of a four-year battle over the status of slavery in the United States. Several of those civil war veterans that called Midland County their home are at the center of the upcoming guided Cemetery Tour on behalf of the Midland County Historical Society.

Beloved Kids Yoga Educator and Musician Bari Koral Brings YOGAPALOOZA to Midland Center’s Outdoor Stage

When it comes to battling stress and anxiety, Bari Koral has discovered powerful tools through yoga and mindfulness to teach families all around the globe. A beloved children’s recording artist and internationally recognized kids yogi, Bari Koral teaches tens of thousands of parents, children and teachers each and every day through her music – and she is bringing an interactive concert to the outdoor stage at Midland Center for the Arts on June 11.

The Beloved Broadway Musical ANASTASIA Comes to Midland Center for the Arts

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime and inspired by the beloved films, Anastasia, is set to arrive in Midland for four upcoming performances at Midland Center for the Arts, June 3 - 5 as part of the Huntington Bank Broadway & Beyond Series.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Comes to Midland Center for the Arts

“Won’t you ride along with me?” Daniel Tiger and all his friends from the beloved Emmy Award-winning PBS KIDS television series are hopping back aboard Trolley for DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! coming to Midland Center for the Arts on Tuesday, May 24 at 6:30 pm.

Midland Center for the Arts Announces $47 Million Transformational Renovation

Midland Center for the Arts in Midland, Mich. has announced a $47 Million transformational project that will reimagine the way art and science intersect in Michigan – a campaign they are calling, Center of Possibility. Having just commemorated its 50th Anniversary, the Center for the Arts celebrated its rich history as a regional destination for immersive exploration, historical research, artistic expression and scientific discovery.

Midland Center for the Arts Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Just as It Began

It was May 1, 1971 and the Midland Symphony Orchestra and Choirs of the Center were joined together for the dedication concert of Midland Center for the Arts featuring “Prelude to Die Meistersinger” by Richard Wagner, “Adagio for Strings” by Samuel Barber, and “The Promise of Living” by Aaron Copland. And 50 years later, to commemorate this dedication performance, Midland Center for the Arts will reflect on its history just as it began.

Midland Center for the Arts Announces 2022-23 Season!

Embark on a journey to discover a world of possibilities right here in the Great Lakes Bay Region. From dazzling Broadway musicals to symphonic masterworks, captivating artists and theatrical productions featuring members of our community, the next season at Midland Center for the Arts presents a vast array of possibilities for all people to enjoy. New subscription sales will begin May 31, 2022, with single tickets available for purchase at a later date.