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Visual Art

Exploring Cubism

SAT / APR 24 / 2 - 4 PM
$30 / $25 Museum Members
Virtual Class
FOR GRADES 6 - 12

Explore the major concepts behind the Cubist movement. Discover ways to use line, shape, balance and rhythm as you construct an oil pastel painting in the style of Pablo Picasso.

Jeremy Mynderse / Beginners & Intermediate

Painting and Pond Discovery Workshop

SAT / JUN 12 / 1 - 2:30 PM
$15 / $12 Museum & Nature Center Members
FOR GRADES 3 - 5

Roll up your sleeves and come discover the life of the pond with a Chippewa Nature Center naturalist! Through the use of pond dippers, nets, and microscopes, we will examine the frogs, insects, and plants that call the pond home. Using our discoveries as inspiration, you will then create a unique watercolor resist artwork under the guidance of a teaching artist from the Midland Center for the Arts.  

Theatre & Music

Please check back again soon for upcoming Theatre & Music Classes

Young Explorers! Ages 1 - 3

Join us for a bi-weekly play and learn date with Midland Center for the Arts! Young Explorers begins at 9:30 AM for infants and toddlers ages 1 to 3 and their caregivers. We explore with stories, science and art themed activities.

April Showers

APR 7, 2021 / 9:30 AM
Virtual


Learn more about our changing weather as we read Little Cloud by Eric Carle. Create your own fluffy cloud artwork and practice writing your letters in a cloud!

April Showers

APR 21, 2021 / 9:30 AM
Virtual

Explore the wonders of thunderstorms as we read Thunder-Boomer by Shutta Crum.  Make it rain during a sensory science experiment and create a thunderstorm inspired masterpiece.

May Flowers

MAY 5, 2021 / 9:30 AM
Virtual


Discover the life cycle of a flower as we read The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle.  Help us identify and sort the parts of a flower and then plant your own seed and watch it bloom at home!

May Flowers

MAY 19, 2021 / 9:30 AM
Virtual


Learn about the helpful pollinators that make our flowers grow as we read The Very Greedy Bee by Steve Smallman. We will practice our fine motor skills as we transfer pollen like a bee and greedy bee honeycomb craft.

Homeschool Explorers! Grades K - 2

Join us for a monthly play and learn date at the Midland Center for the Arts! Homeschool Explorers are geared for specific age groups and are held the second Wednesday of the month. Each month we will explore with stories, science and art themed activities!

Cool Chemistry

APR 14, 2021 / 9:30 AM
Virtual


What is matter? What are the states of matter? Explore these concepts and more as you take part in cool chemistry experiments.

Painting FUNdamentals

MAY 12, 2021 / 9:30 AM
Virtual


Discover painted masterpieces as you learn about elements of art and principles of design. Then, paint your own masterpiece using traditional tempera paint!
SPONSORED BY

Homeschool Explorers! Grades 3 - 5

Join us for a monthly play and learn date at the Midland Center for the Arts! Homeschool Explorers are geared for specific age groups and are held the second Wednesday of the month. Each month we will explore with stories, science and art themed activities!

Cool Chemistry

APR 14, 2021 / 10:30 AM
Virtual


What is matter? What are the states of matter? Explore these concepts and more as you take part in cool chemistry experiments.

Painting FUNdamentals

MAY 12, 2021 / 10:30 AM
Virtual


Discover painted masterpieces as you learn about elements of art and principles of design. Then, paint your own masterpiece using traditional tempera paint!
SPONSORED BY

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Summer Camps

Learn more about Summer Camps at the Center for Grades PreK - 8 to build confidence, discover hidden talents and explore their passions!

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Four levels of interactive exhibits, science-based programming and art exhibitions located inside the Midland Center for the Arts. 
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