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NOV 1, 2023 - Midland Center for the Arts has announced the selection of Spence Brothers as the construction management firm for the upcoming Renovation Capital Campaign project. As previously announced, Quinn Evans, a nationally recognized Michigan Architectural Firm, is designing the renovation. With a reputation for delivering exceptional results and a commitment to excellence, Spence Brothers will play a crucial role in bringing the vision of the new Center to life, ensuring a state-of-the-art hub for arts, science, and innovation.

"The Capital Campaign project will set a new benchmark for innovation and creativity in Midland,” said Jon Loos, CEO of Midland Center for the Arts. “We are thrilled to bring Spence Brothers on board. We look forward to starting construction and creating a space that will not only inspire creativity but also foster a strong sense of community."

Spence Brothers, a renowned Michigan construction management firm with a history spanning over a century, has earned a reputation for their commitment to delivering high-quality projects across various industries. With a focus on collaboration, innovation, and sustainability, Spence Brothers has been instrumental in shaping communities and bringing visions to life through their comprehensive construction solutions.

“As we celebrate our 130th year of building important facilities throughout Michigan, Spence Brothers is very grateful and honored to be part of this important project,” said Herb Spence, Chairman and CEO of Spence Brothers. “We look forward to contributing our construction expertise to transform Midland Center for the Arts into an even more inspiring and amazing asset for the entire region.”

Launched in May 2020, the $47 million Capital Campaign will ensure the longevity of Alden B. Dow's vision of a Center that grows and evolves to meet the needs of the community and continues to serve residents. To date, Midland Center for the Arts has secured 95% of the funding for the project through the support of foundations, individual leadership donations, and self-funding. The ongoing capital campaign and project invite the community to re-imagine and rebuild an art and STEM Center filled with possibilities for learning, creativity, and connection.

Performances and exhibits are ongoing and will continue throughout most of the construction period. To learn more about the project, visit

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