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What's On!

Dream and explore with family friendly programs at the Center. Creativity is buzzing on our stages and we have a seat for everyone. View all of our shows and events to discover the symphony, community theater, choirs of the Center, and touring artists and companies!

Kids & Family

Okee Dokee Brothers

POSTPONED & will be rescheduled

The Okee Dokee Brothers appearance at Midland Center for the Arts, scheduled for Friday, March 13 has been postponed due to travel constraints with the artists.  They have also had to postpone their appearance at Chippewa Nature Center on Saturday, March 14 at 10 AM.

We are delighted that the Brothers will return to Midland Center at a later date and we are currently working with the band to get that scheduled.  We look forward to musically exploring the great outdoors with you at that time! As soon as we have more information about that appearance, we will let you know.

If you have a ticket to this event, our ticket office will be contacting you directly by phone to move you to the new event or provide a refund by Friday, March 20.

Miss Nelson has a Field Day

POSTPONED & will be rescheduled

In the best interest of public health, based on Governor Whitmer's orders on temporary prohibition on large assemblages and events, and for the safety of our patrons, volunteers and community, Miss Nelson Has a Field Day at Midland Center for the Arts, scheduled for May 1 has been postponed.

PAW Patrol Live!

MAY 5 - 6, 2020 / 6:30 PM

X barks the spot in PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure”! It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern. When they do, they also discover a secret pirate treasure map! The PAW Patrol set out over land and sea to find the treasure for Mayor Goodway’s celebration before Mayor Humdinger finds it first! The pups will need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including some help from the newest pup … Tracker! More details and video.

More to Know

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Have Fun in our Museums

Become a member of our museums to discover and imagine in our exhibits of science, art and history.

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First time coming to a show with us?

Here's useful information before your visit, along with tips to make the most of your time at the Center!


Tickets, Savings & Seats

Get the low down on purchasing tickets, selecting a seat and ways to save at Midland Center's shows and events. 


Make a difference with patrons, ages 45 and under, while receiving discounts to shows and events at the Center.

Directions to Midland Center of the Arts

We are just a 2-hour drive from Detroit, Grand Rapids and Traverse City with easy access to US-10 and M-20.