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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 Alex Woody, Marketing Coordinator at woody@midlandcenter.org.

Recent Stories

Midland Center for the Arts to Showcase Art, Science and History at the Winter Festival

The much-anticipated Winter Festival which was originally scheduled for December is taking place Feb. 6 -7 with a winter themed festival for families to celebrate weather traditions and winter fun. The Winter Festival will feature a one-way exploration through the Center with art, science and history activities for people of all ages.

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.

Explore Life on Other Worlds with Midland Center’s Virtual Pass

They say a photo is worth a thousand words, and that is no exception for the imagery produced by National Geographic’s world-renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers, conservationists and adventurers. Midland Center for the Arts presents an evening of discussion and exploration of the behind-the-scenes stories and stunning imagery of National Geographic as part of the Virtual Pass on Jan. 19, 2021 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now by subscribing for the Virtual Pass at just $9.99/mo at midlandcenter.org or by calling the Center ticket office at 989-631-8250. families subscribed for the Virtual Pass will have access to this virtual event along with many others.

Explore Life on Other Worlds with Midland Center’s Virtual Pass (1)

They say a photo is worth a thousand words, and that is no exception for the imagery produced by National Geographic’s world-renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers, conservationists and adventurers. Midland Center for the Arts presents an evening of discussion and exploration of the behind-the-scenes stories and stunning imagery of National Geographic as part of the Virtual Pass on Jan. 19, 2021 at 7 p.m.

Midland County Historical Society Collects Stories and Experiences About the Community Through Oral History Project

The history of Midland County is important, for its residents, historians and future generations. Although we often think of history as only what remains from the past, whether that be stories, journals, photos, documents or artifacts, history is actually living in each moment of every day. The Midland County Historical Society preserves the county’s history by maintaining a collection of historical objects and documents, but they are also working to ensure the stories of our current experience are documented and preserved for future generations and historians.

Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels, award-winning actor, musician and playwright, brings an intimate virtual concert experience to the Midland community as part of the Virtual Pass at Midland Center for the Arts on Jan. 29, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now by subscribing for the Virtual Pass at just $9.99/mo at midlandcenter.org or by calling the Center ticket office at 989-631-8250.

Midland Center Partners with Camp Broadway to Bring Professional Artists into Virtual Classrooms in Michigan

While online learning continues to be a primary practice for many schools in Michigan, Midland Center for the Arts has forged a partnership with Camp Broadway to bring professional artists and Broadway stars into the classroom through virtual instruction.

New Winter Festival Comes to Midland Center for the Arts

The most wonderful time of the year is quickly upon us and Midland Center for the Arts has planned a new holiday festival for families to celebrate and find joy during a socially distanced event Dec. 12 - 13. The Winter Festival will feature a one-way exploration through the Center with festive art, science and history activities for people of all ages.

Midland Center Invites Witches, Warlocks & Families for Socially Distanced Halloween Day Celebration

Families all around the region are contemplating what to do for Halloween this year, navigating what opportunities are safe and responsible in the time of an international pandemic. Midland Center for the Arts is helping to create the perfect opportunity where safety is a top priority. People of all ages will get dressed in their best costumes on October 31 for the Halloween Bash, an outdoor socially distanced celebration in front of the Center for the Arts.

Midland Center for the Arts presents Human Rights Activist & Playwright, Ricardo Perez Gonzalez

In an ever-changing climate burdened by injustice, inequity and news headlines that make our society feel so divided, Midland Center for the Arts is dedicated to engaging the community and shifting perspectives on different backgrounds and issues impacting the world we live in today. The Center is dedicated to offering diverse programming that caters to every interest and age group, and events that promote diversity, equity, inclusion and access in the Great Lakes Bay region.