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The Center. Our Stories.

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

Recent Stories

Midland Center’s 2024 Summer Camps Are On Sale Now!

Looking for the perfect summer activity for your child that will engage your kid’s mind and creativity? Midland Center for the Arts offers summer camps in a variety of areas for grades pre-K through 8th! Explore week-long camps with subjects such as nature and sustainability, STEM, drawing, music, dancing, acting, improv, and more. Discover camps and register at

Diane Willcox Announces Retirement from Midland Center for the Arts

After almost 40 years of dedicated service in the arts industry, Diane Willcox, Vice President of Marketing & Communications at Midland Center for the Arts, has announced her retirement, effective early August 2024.

Midland Center for the Arts Seeks Adult Actors for Pulitzer Prize-winning Musical Next to Normal

Center Stage Theatre announces auditions for the Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize®-winning rock musical Next to Normal at Midland Center for the Arts on March 6 and 7, with performances scheduled from May 17 to 26. Tommy Wedge, Assistant Professor of Theatre at SVSU, will direct the production, with music direction by Jim Hohmeyer. The Center is searching for actors aged 16 and up to fill the six roles in this electric production. Auditions are scheduled for Wednesday, March 6, and Thursday, March 7 from 6:30 – 9:30 PM at the Center.

Midland Symphony Orchestra Will Take Audiences to the Northern Lights at February Concert

Discover one of the most beautiful natural phenomena at Midland Center for the Arts and the Midland Symphony Orchestra as they present Wonders of Nature on February 24, 2024, at 7:30 PM. The program showcases breathtaking videos of the Aurora Borealis curated by award-winning astronomer, Dr. José Francisco Salgado.