Midland Center for the Arts Hosts 43rd Annual Holiday Art Fair
The Holiday Art Fair, now in its 43rd year, is set to showcase the works of 39 talented artists in a festive setting that rings in the spirit of the season. From 10 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, November 18, and 12 PM to 5 PM on Sunday, November 19, guests will be able to wander through a trail of local artist vendors inside the Brick Lobby to purchase handmade items and special gifts for the most wonderful time of the year.
Remembering the Flood with Stories of Optimism and Resilience
On May 20, 2020, Terri Trotter recalls being able to take her first steps inside the Center’s flooded archives and historical campus in Midland County after the flood water had receded, and now one year later, Trotter will be joined by other community members to reflect upon and remember their personal experiences as a result of that devastating flood.
Two New Exhibits Open at Midland Center for the Arts
Families can once again celebrate as a year-full of STEM and Art Exhibits return to the Center with the kick-off of Electricity & Simple Machines and the GMAE 50th Retrospective of Previous Winners to commemorate the Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Season. Having opened earlier this month, both exhibits are now on display in the Midland Center Auditorium, Little Theater and Brick lobbies and the former Saints and Sinners Lounge space.
Midland Center Offers Weekend of Festive Halloween Activities
Midland Center for the Arts returns with its annual tradition of creating a safe and educational Halloween celebration for people of all ages on October 30 with the Halloween Bash in front of the Center, and Halloween Cemetery Tour at the Midland Cemetery.
Midland Center and Chippewa Nature Center Partner Together on New Exhibit Discovering Biomes of the World
You might not regularly think about the biome in which we live here in Michigan. With our many seasons like sunny summers and cold snowy winters, the environment we call home is unique and special to us – just like how other regions around the world have special attributes to them. Many of these elements are in part due to the biome in which they exist. A new exhibit at Midland Center for the Arts is allowing families to discover many of the prevalent biomes around the world in an interactive hands-on exhibit through partnerships with the Chippewa Nature Center.
Holiday Art Fair Returns to Midland Center for the Arts
The holiday shopping season is arriving quickly upon us and Midland Center for the Arts is bringing the annual Holiday Art Fair back to the Center Nov. 20 - 21. Guests will be able to wander through a trail of nearly 40 local artist vendors inside the Brick Lobby and go home with handmade items and special gifts for the most wonderful time of the year.
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.
Educational Activities & School Field Trips Teach Students About the World of Germs and Viruses
Learning about the frightening world of viruses, bacteria and other microbes isn’t necessarily an easy thing to teach, and yet the last year has taught us about the severe impacts they can have on society and one’s personal health. That’s why Midland Center for the Arts has developed an interactive exhibit, lightening the conversation on germs and how we can combat the spread of viruses.