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JULY: IT’S GOING TO BE A HOT ONE!

Our most recent newsletter details the many fun and creative things happening at Creative 360 during the month of July! You’ll want to put at least one or two things on your summer “to do” list. Link to it here. 

FREE GARDEN CLASS FOCUSES ON HEIRLOOM PLANTS, SEED SAVING

Creative 360 Community Gardens

Wednesday, July 10, our popular presentation on heirloom plants and seed saving is back! Learn just what is meant by ‘heirloom’, and why we should grow them. Learn how and why we save seeds of the plants we love.

CREATIVE 360 OFFERS FLASH GORDON LIVE!

Creative 360 will host its next live old time radio show in two performances on Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13. Both performances begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Creative 360 gallery and include four episodes from the original

CLOSED JULY 4-7

Creative 360 will be closed for the July 4 weekend from July 4-7. We will resume normal operations on Monday, July 8. Enjoy celebrating in your own way be it fireworks, beaches, picnics or just lounging at home. Happy 4th!

FAREWELL PARTY FOR JOANNAH JULY 2, 5:30 PM

Our Office Manager, Joannah Lodico is moving into a new role as Community Engagement Catalyst with the Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum. Please join us in a farewell and wishing-you-well gathering in the gallery on July 2 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Her last

CREATIVE 360 ANNOUNCES ARTFEST 55 WINNERS

Artfest 55 Best in Show Boardman River by Jean Mathieu

Creative 360 hosted the 10th annual Artfest 55 festival celebrating the creativity of Michigan residents who are 55 and older on Friday, June 21. The evening included an exhibition opening, performances, and a written word competition all with prizes. This

CREATIVE 360 HOSTS STUDENT & STAFF ART SHOW JUNE 29

Creative 360 announces a chance to snag some unique and affordable arts and crafts created by Express Yourself Artshop students and staff on Saturday, June 29 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The show will be in the Creative 360

10th ANNUAL ARTFEST 55 CELEBRATION FRIDAY!

Creative 360 will host the 10th annual Artfest 55 festival celebrating the creativity of Michigan residents who are 55 and older this Friday at 6:30 p.m. The evening includes an exhibition opening, performances, and a written word competition all with

SIGN UP NOW FOR SUMMER CAMPS!

Kahlo, Kusama & Me Art Camp

Creative 360 offers a variety of Summer Camps for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade. You will also find a variety of workshops and classes where they can paint, draw, act and create. Check out our summer camps page to

CREATIVE 360 GARDEN PLOTS AVAILABLE

Creative 360 still has a number of garden plots available for the summer. Located on the grounds of Creative 360 at the corner of Bayliss St. and Arbury Place, the Community Gardens are now managed by Gina Malczewski and the

KATHY KAUNITZ JONES RETROSPECTIVE & CELEBRATION OF LIFE

Kathy K Jones at work

On Saturday, May 18, 7-8:30 p.m., Creative 360 will host an exhibition opening honoring Kathy Kaunitz Jones. She was an artist, a “maker of paintings,” and gifted teacher who taught students of every age from toddlers to retirees. Jones was

ARTFEST 55 CALL FOR ART

2019 Creative 360 is seeking original, imaginative art to be read, performed and displayed as part of the 10th annual Artfest 55 festival celebrating the creativity of Michigan residents who are age 55 and over. The festival is a juried

CREATIVE 360 ANNOUNCES JUNIA DOAN AS 2019 ART SWEETHEART

Junia Doan, Art Sweetheart

On Friday, May 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Creative 360 will host a Yes We Can! luncheon in honor of this year’s Art Sweetheart, Junia Doan. Pre-register by calling 989-837-1885 no later than Monday, May 6. Space is limited.

CONCERT OFFERS SPIRIT OF HOPE, UNITY

Brave new voices

Mark your calendars for Friday, May 10th at 7:30 p.m. when seven choirs and individuals from the Great Lakes Bay region join forces to give voice to those who often remain silent in the Brave New Voices concert. The concert

TUESDAY TRIBUTE FEATURES MIDLAND HISTORY

Creative 360 will host a Yes We Can! Tuesday Tribute featuring Virginia Florey and Leona Seamster and their book “Midland: Her Continuing Story” on Tuesday, April 30, 2-3:30 p.m. Enjoy lively conversation, tea and treats. Admission is $5. Midlanders Virginia

TUESDAY TRIBUTE FOCUSES ON OUR NATIONAL PARKS

Creative 360 will host a Yes We Can! Tuesday Tribute featuring Carl (87) and Patricia (81) Price on Tuesday, April 23, 2-3:30 p.m. as they share their knowledge and experiences in our national parks. Enjoy lively conversation, tea and treats.

MAG ANNOUNCES WINNERS

Top 3 MAG winners

April 10, 2019, Midland, Mich. – The Midland Artists Guild (MAG) held their 35th annual juried exhibition April 8 at Creative 360. 37 artists entered the show, and 77 pieces of their pieces now grace the Creative 360 gallery. The

TUESDAY TRIBUTE HONORS MITZI CLARK

Tuesday Tribute honoree Mitzi Clark

Creative 360 will host a Yes We Can! Tuesday Tribute honoring actor, dancer and writer Mitzi Clark (82) on Tuesday, April 16, 2-3:30 p.m. Enjoy lively conversation, tea and treats. Admission is $5. Mitzi’s interest in theater began early with

SUMMER SCHEDULE OUT APRIL 20

We are working on the final details of a full, creative and busy spring and summer at Creative 360.  You will enjoy old favorites like Cocktails & Canvas and have an opportunity to try some completely new offerings. Our summer

TUESDAY TRIBUTE HONORS DR. JOYCE HENRICKS

Creative 360 will host a Yes We Can! Tuesday Tribute in honor of artist, advocate, educator, writer and volunteer Dr. Joyce Henricks (83) on Tuesday, April 9, 2-3:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy lively conversation, tea and treats. Admission is $5.

TUESDAY TRIBUTE HONORS ENTREPRENEUR BARB MUESSIG

Creative 360’s next Yes We Can! Tuesday Tribute features Barbara Muessig (84) who started her second career in 1980. Enjoy lively conversation, tea and treats at Creative 360 on Tuesday, April 2, 2-3:30 pm. Admission is $5. Barbara Muessig opened

LUNCHEON HONORS LIFE OF ARTIST, WRITER JEAN BEACH

On Friday, April 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Creative 360 will host a Yes We Can! luncheon in honor of Jean Beach. On Saturday, February 2, 2019, we said goodbye to this multi-talented artist and writer. She was 89.

YES WE CAN! LUNCHEON HONORS RUSSELL THAYER

Russell Thayer

On Friday, March 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Creative 360 will host a Yes We Can! luncheon in honor of artist and educator Russell Thayer. Guests will enjoy a delicious lunch catered by NADA, and pay tribute to this

TUESDAY TRIBUTE HONORS RALPH RYE

Ralph Rye

Creative 360’s next Yes We Can! Tuesday Tribute features Ralph Rye (94), designer and builder of creative art furniture. Enjoy lively conversation, tea and treats at Creative 360 on Tuesday, March 12, 2-3:30 pm. Admission is $5. Rye spent most

AUTHOR SHIER FOCUS OF YES WE CAN! EVENING

Creative 360’s next Yes We Can! evening features Quita Shier (81), author of the book “Warriors in Mr. Lincoln’s Army.” She will share some of the stories about the indigenous men who served on both sides of the civil war.

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