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Step Outside & Shift Your Perspective

The outdoor stage is located directly in front of the Center. Specialty cocktails, beer, wine and small plates will be available for most performances from the Pendulum Lounge Menu.

Upcoming Events

Moxie Strings

AUG 21 / 6:30 PM

Hailed by The Grand Rapids Press as “top-notch, instrumental wizardry,” The Moxie Strings offer listeners the unique opportunity to experience some of the world’s best-known instruments through an electric, innovative lens. The band’s polished, high-energy show continues to redefine strings’ role in contemporary music and offers audience members a diverse, fun, musical experience. 

Weekly Thursday Happy Hours

The Pendulum Lounge

Step into the Pendulum Lounge, a unique lounge experience celebrating Midland's history from the middle of the 20th century. Enjoy craft cocktails, small plates and hearty offerings. Open weekly on Thursday nights, 4:30 - 8 PM, guests can expect a rotating array of live music, visual art demonstrations, trivia and more - here in one of Alden B. Dow's greatest Mid-Century Modern architectural designs, Midland Center for the Arts!

Tickets are NOT required to attend the Pendulum Lounge, seating is available on a first-come first-served basis.