Midland Center Inspires Community Conversations Around Racial Injustice
In the middle of an international Pandemic, our country was shaken by another crisis – the racial injustice that exists in our communities, spurred by the tragic murder of George Floyd. While this event sparked a resurgence of the international movement #BlackLivesMatter, Midland Center for the Arts renewed its commitment to address societal issues through the arts and humanities this past summer.
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 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.
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 Symphony Orchestra to Perform a Work Fitting for the Opening Night Occasion
It is Opening Night, for an actual indoor performance, where families and couples will gather together, get dolled up and enjoy a night out with live music featuring the Midland Symphony Orchestra. An affair that many have waited for, where the buzzing and energy permeates through the Brick Lobby at Midland Center for the Arts, and audiences shuffle into the Auditorium for a shared artistic experience.
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.