Broadway Creative Team Seeks High School Students for Summer Production of GREASE at Midland Center
Well, this car is automatic, it’s systematic, it’s hydromatic, why it’s a star-studded lineup of Broadway creatives seeking the top high school talent to perform in a summer production of the hit mega-musical, GREASE! Auditions are now open for this staged production, designed to give professional-level experience and training to local rising stars, and offer artistic development for youth by working with a Broadway creative team with decades of professional experience from the Great White Way.
Summer Art Fair Returns to Downtown Midland June 2021
Nothing feels quite like summer like the sounds of live music echoing down the street, families stepping in and out of downtown businesses, and residents greeting with artists from around the State to purchase locally crafted items. That glimpse of summer is once again coming back to Downtown Midland for the annual Summer Art Fair, hosted by Midland Center for the Arts in support of the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art.
Midland County Historical Society Launches New Podcast
While embarking on a path of collecting over 100 oral history testimonials from residents of Midland County, the Midland County Historical Society has now launched a podcast to share these stories with the community. Originating from a grant received by Michigan Humanities, Midland In Our Own Words was launched and available on all podcast platforms for listening.
Celebrate Pi Day with STEM Activities at Midland Center
Celebrated all around the world, Pi Day on March 14th (3/14) isn’t just a day to dive into a delicious and fruity pie, but also a mathematical celebration. Midland Center for the Arts is celebrating this special occasion with families to explore science, participate in STEM demonstrations, and create art inspired by Pi.
Midland Center Opens New Mid-Century Modern Themed Bar & Lounge
More than 50 years ago an innovative and prolific architect used his vision and creativity to transform the world of architecture, energize the movement of Mid-Century Modern design, and leave a legacy of his work in the Midland community. Alden B. Dow, architect and philosopher behind the construction of Midland Center for the Arts, developed the region’s cultural destination for art, science and history exploration which finished construction in 1971.
Midland Area Community Foundation Awards COVID Relief Grant to Midland Center for the Arts
As the doors to the Auditorium at Midland Center for the Arts continue to remain closed as a result of the International pandemic, the community and local foundations have stepped forward to support Midland’s cultural destination while opportunities to draw in normal revenue are extremely limited. Thanks to the leadership of the Midland Area Community Foundation, Midland Center is the latest recipient of a COVID Relief grant in the amount of $30,000 for their focus area, Enriching our Community.
People of All Ages & Artistic Experience Encouraged to Submit Art for an Upcoming Exhibit at Midland Center for the Arts
2020 was a year like most generations have never seen before, it is just a fact. But ‘What’s Certain About Uncertainty’ is the question that Midland Center for the Arts is asking of the community. The upcoming exhibit, What’s Certain About Uncertainty, is a traveling exhibition featuring objects from the Greater Michigan area that focus on the pandemic, historic flood in Midland County, racial injustice, and other life altering events through the lens of our friends and neighbors.