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Download Spring/Summer 2015 Schedules: Events & Classes    ArtShop Program

Upcoming Events

Here is what’s happening for the coming month; for a complete list, go to our Events page.

Candy Making
Dates: 07/01/2015, Times: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Make beautiful and delicious treats for your July 4th gathering. You will create shaped chocolates, mints and nutty bonbons. Diana Bradley and Rachel Gaffney lead you on this culinary adventure. Bring a couple of cookie sheets to take home your goodies. All ages welcome. Under 12 with a loving adult.  Wednesday, July 1, 2-4:00 pm/$15 cash/check; $18 debit/credit

Mixed Media
Dates: 07/06/2015, Times: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The DanceLearn the basics of mixed media, a fun genre for experimentation for beginners and experienced artists. Bring at least one photo or inspiration image, which will be the building block of your project. You will also need to purchase one sheet of 18″ x 24″ bristol board paper (available at craft stores). A variety of materials will be available to use, but feel free to bring supplies such as broken jewelry, old book pages, odds and ends craft supplies, decorative paper, etc. Instructor Allise Noble was recently awarded Best 2D for her mixed media piece The Dance in Creative 360’s Piece by Piece exhibition. Mondays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 / 6:00-7:30 pm / $72 cash/check; $75 debit/credit.

Cinematography Basics for High Schoolers with Brendan Babinski
Dates: 07/08/2015, Times: 12:00 am

Brendan BabinskiHigh School students will learn about the responsibilities of the director of photography and the departments that work under him or her as they pertain to a traditional “Hollywood” film set. Brendan will also cover:

  • how these different departments work together to create a film
  • the technical side of filming
  • what different parts of the camera rig accomplish
  • how to assist in assembling a camera rig

Brendan, a Midland native, is a cinematographer who is currently studying cinematography at Columbia College in Chicago. He is an entrepreneur who recently founded Monumental Media LLC, a humanitarian-based video production company. He enjoys outdoor film-making, poetic narratives, and traditional narrative film-making. He is training as a director of photography, 1st camera assistant and gaffer. Pre-register. Class size is limited.

Visit www.MonumentalMedia.net and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fkcNjjHgAg to see examples of his work.

Wednesdays, July 8, 15, 22, 29,  6:30 – 8:30 pm / $45 cash/check or $48 debit/credit

Creating Together Piece by Piece Community Project
Dates: 07/11/2015, Times: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Creating together piece by piece logoEveryone is invited and encouraged to participate in a permanent mosaic structure that will become part of Creative 360’s outdoor space. We have scheduled several Saturdays throughout the summer for the community to participate in this fun project. Pick a Saturday! Pick a bunch of Saturdays! Join in the fun! Saturdays June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 25, Aug. 1, 15, 29 / 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (We will not meet if there is rain.)

Creating Together Piece by Piece is Creative 360’s yearlong community-based program to engage, entertain, educate, stimulate and involve all ages and populations from the Great Lakes Bay Region in a year of programming in folk, outsider, visionary and mosaic art experiences. While these programs are taking place, creative members of our community are planning and designing an outdoor space and wellness pathway. Plans are also underway to move the John Pratt Mosaic House art walls to a Creative 360 building addition.

Also watch for us at River Days July 18, 11:00 am-4:00 pm

John Pratt Mosaic House Tours
Dates: 07/12/2015, Times: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Take the opportunity to see John Pratt’s Mosaic House exactly as he created it! Join the scheduled Sundays, or schedule a tour with your own group. Public events are scheduled for the following Sundays at 2:00 pm: June 14, July 12, August 9 or August 30. $5 for the tour, + $8 to complete a fun mosaic art project (optional).

Please call 989-837-1885 or email Joannah at Lodico@becreative360.org to sign up.

Mixed Media
Dates: 07/13/2015, Times: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The DanceLearn the basics of mixed media, a fun genre for experimentation for beginners and experienced artists. Bring at least one photo or inspiration image, which will be the building block of your project. You will also need to purchase one sheet of 18″ x 24″ bristol board paper (available at craft stores). A variety of materials will be available to use, but feel free to bring supplies such as broken jewelry, old book pages, odds and ends craft supplies, decorative paper, etc. Instructor Allise Noble was recently awarded Best 2D for her mixed media piece The Dance in Creative 360’s Piece by Piece exhibition. Mondays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 / 6:00-7:30 pm / $72 cash/check; $75 debit/credit.

Auditioning Tricks for Film & Stage
Dates: 07/13/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Androu in his role as Herr Schultz in MCFTA's Cabaret.

Androu in his role as Herr Schultz in MCFTA’s Cabaret.

Get your audition ready! Class includes: how to prepare monologues, dos and don’ts, questions to ask, and tips to be noticed. For adults 18 years and older. With Alex Alexandrou. Limited class size. Pre-register by July 2. Mondays, July 6, 13, 20 / 7-8:30 pm. $55 cash/check; $58 debit/credit

Breath Made Visible Movie Screening in Celebration of Anna Halprin's 95th Year
Dates: 07/14/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Bobbi Lucas hosts a celebratory viewing and discussion of this film about the life and career of Anna Halprin, the American dance pioneer who helpdd redefine our notion of modern art with her belief in dance’s power to teach, heal, and transform at all stages of life. The cinematic portrait blends recent interviews with counterparts such as the late Merce Cunningham; archival footage, including her establishment of the first multiracial dance company in the U.S.; and excerpts of current performances, to weave a stunning and inspiring account of one of the most important cultural icons in modern dance. Tuesday, July 14, 7-8:30 pm. No charge. Please let us know you are coming.

Cinematography Basics for High Schoolers with Brendan Babinski
Dates: 07/15/2015, Times: 12:00 am

Brendan BabinskiHigh School students will learn about the responsibilities of the director of photography and the departments that work under him or her as they pertain to a traditional “Hollywood” film set. Brendan will also cover:

  • how these different departments work together to create a film
  • the technical side of filming
  • what different parts of the camera rig accomplish
  • how to assist in assembling a camera rig

Brendan, a Midland native, is a cinematographer who is currently studying cinematography at Columbia College in Chicago. He is an entrepreneur who recently founded Monumental Media LLC, a humanitarian-based video production company. He enjoys outdoor film-making, poetic narratives, and traditional narrative film-making. He is training as a director of photography, 1st camera assistant and gaffer. Pre-register. Class size is limited.

Visit www.MonumentalMedia.net and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fkcNjjHgAg to see examples of his work.

Wednesdays, July 8, 15, 22, 29,  6:30 – 8:30 pm / $45 cash/check or $48 debit/credit

Creating Together Piece by Piece Community Project
Dates: 07/18/2015, Times: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Creating together piece by piece logoEveryone is invited and encouraged to participate in a permanent mosaic structure that will become part of Creative 360’s outdoor space. We have scheduled several Saturdays throughout the summer for the community to participate in this fun project. Pick a Saturday! Pick a bunch of Saturdays! Join in the fun! Saturdays June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 25, Aug. 1, 15, 29 / 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (We will not meet if there is rain.)

Creating Together Piece by Piece is Creative 360’s yearlong community-based program to engage, entertain, educate, stimulate and involve all ages and populations from the Great Lakes Bay Region in a year of programming in folk, outsider, visionary and mosaic art experiences. While these programs are taking place, creative members of our community are planning and designing an outdoor space and wellness pathway. Plans are also underway to move the John Pratt Mosaic House art walls to a Creative 360 building addition.

Also watch for us at River Days July 18, 11:00 am-4:00 pm

For a complete list of coming events, go to our Events page.

News

Midland Daily News: Midland community foundation awards more than $130,000

Creative 360 is pleased to be one of 10 non-profits to receive a grant from the Midland Community Foundation as announced in a Midland Daily News article Saturday, June 27.  The $10,000 grant will help fund a new Wellness Pathway.

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Midland Daily News: Mosaic project expands at Creative 360

“We really have a lot of things going on this summer,” said Linda Z. Smith of Creative 360. The summer season will see some new programs and changes in store for the Midland area artist sanctuary, and Smith thinks that

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Midland Daily News: Summer Solstice event, ‘Summer Hug,’ at Creative 360 Sunday

Midland Daily News posted an article to its front page yesterday about today’s Summer Solstice Event with the Michigan Jazz Trail. Jeff Hall and the 19 members of Michigan Jazz Trail bring the sounds of the big band to the very first

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Midland Daily News: Creative 360 hosting community mosaic project

The community is invited to become a part of Midland’s art history and participate in adding to permanent mosaic structures at Creative 360, located at 1517 Bayliss St. in Midland. During nine Saturdays throughout the summer and early fall, groups

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Cinematography class added to summer line-up

Midland native Brendan Babinski is offering a cinematography class on Wednesdays in July. Participants will learn the responsibilities of the director of photography and the departments that work under him or her as they pertain to a traditional “Hollywood” film set and

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