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The Ultimate Disney Cover Band Brings Night of Movie Classics to Outdoor Stage at Midland Center for the Arts

It doesn’t matter your age, when the music from your favorite childhood movie plays, you instantly put a smile on your face and begin to sing along. That is exactly the sensation audiences will feel at Midland Center for the Arts when The Little Mermen perform on the outdoor stage on July 23 at 6:30 p.m.

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 Seeks Young Scientists and Engineers to Participate in STEM Festival

Is your child a future scientist or engineer? Do they love mathematics and technology? Midland Center for the Arts is looking for young STEM students, grades kindergarten – 12th grade, to submit a project proposal for their annual STEM festival.

Explore Art, Science & History with Summer Camps at Midland Center for the Arts

It’s the start of spring, which can only mean that sunny days lounging by the pool, a barbeque with friends, and day trips to the zoo are just around the corner -- and for many families in Midland, it means an exciting week-long of exploration at Midland Center for the Arts for Summer Camps.

Musical Based on New York Times Best-Selling Books Comes to Midland Center for the Arts

Hop on board for an unforgettable ride with the Kennedy Center-commissioned musical, DON'T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS! (THE MUSICAL!), from Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence, Emmy Award®–winning writer, and New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Mo Willems, at Midland Center for the Arts, March 20.

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.