Category: Announcements

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PSEUDO Improv 2017

On Friday, July 21 at 7:30 pm, Grand Valley State University’s PSEUDO Improv Comedy Troupe returns to the Creative 360 stage. Laugh the night away as Ryan Farrell, Jacob Molli, Dominic Petriella, Tony Sanchez, and Eric Stine perform smart, funny,


Tend to a Garden, Reap the Benefits

Whether you’re excited to try out your green thumb, or worried about killing every plant you touch, with a little preparation, practice, and patience, you can be a successful gardener. From vegetable gardens to flower gardens to herb gardens, you’re


Winter Light

Mezzo soprano Joannah Lodico will perform at Creative 360 Saturday, January 14 at 7:00 pm. She will be accompanied by Val Lemen. Tickets are $10 and available at Creative 360 by calling 989-837-1885 or online at Refreshments will be

Creative 360 Hosts Second Shift Theatre Company’s Julius Caesar

Creative 360 will host an all-female reading of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy of Julius Caesar October 14 at 7:00 p.m. Shakespeare delivers some of his most eloquent language in Julius Caesar. Tickets are $10. BYOB. Gaius Julius Caesar, known as Julius

Creative 360 Hosts Grace Marra Concert ‘A Song in Her Heart’

On Wednesday, October 12, 7-8:00 p.m., Grace Marra will deliver a rare vocal concert with Jantz Black as her accompanist. Cost is $10. “This will be a moving concert,” said Creative 360 Program Director Colleen Reed. “Marra’s awe-inspiring voice will

MDN – Our View: A Welcome Trend in Reading

Small wooden boxes decorated with dragons, sea shells, flag motifs and more are coming to Midland neighborhoods thanks to a man with a vision and community partners that supported it. Jeff Havens, with the help of his brother, invested $5,000 to

MDN: Peace-Builder delegate shares about Israeli-Palestine conflict

Sunday, during our International Day of Peace Celebration, Johanna Jozwiak gave a presentation focused on the situation in Palestine and Israel. Midland Daily News reporter Emma Johnson has written a very nice article about Johanna’s presentation that appears on today’s

MDN: 15 Little Free Libraries Going Up in Midland

MDN Photographer Nick King

On Monday, Creative 360 hosted a thank you party for students who added the final brush strokes to a batch of Little Free Libraries. The functioning mini lending libraries, fit to hold dozens of titles, now double as public art

Creative 360 Hosts International Day of Peace Family Celebration

International Day of Peace

On Sunday, September 25 from 1-4:00 p.m. Creative 360 will, once again, host an International Day of Peace Family Celebration. Everyone in the community is invited to spend a fun, informative and meaningful Sunday afternoon focused on peace. The day’s

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities? Creative 360 May be the Right Fit!

Many of you have told us how you love spending time at Creative 360 and look forward to stopping in whenever you can. If you’re one of these people, have you ever considered being one of our volunteers? We have

Help us Paint the Future of Creative 360

Your input is so important to us that we’ve extended the survey deadline to Monday, September 5 at 5:00 p.m. Please help us understand how we can better serve this wonderful community! The results of your answers to 17 questions will help us

Midsummer Saturday performance will be indoors

Thanks to the weather, Second Shift’s performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be in the Creative 360 gallery tonight at 5 pm. Entrance by donation. See you there!  

Second Shift Theatre Company presents ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Creative 360

Midland Daily News

Midland’s Creative 360 Stage, Studios and Gallery has partnered with a new local theater group which will focus on the works of Shakespeare. This group, called Second Shift Theatre Company, performs for the first time this week presenting “A Midsummer

MDN: ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ coming to Creative 360

Midland Daily News

Creative 360 will partner with Second Shift Theatre Company to present William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” This modern telling of the classic comedy will be performed by the cast of Second Shift Theatre Company on Aug.12, 13 and 14

Creative 360, Second Shift Theatre Company present ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’


Creative 360 is pleased to partner with Second Shift Theatre Company to present William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This modern telling of the classic comedy will be performed by the cast of Second Shift Theatre Company comprised of the

Announcing Artfest 55 Winners for 2016

On Thursday, June 30, Creative 360 hosted its seventh annual Artfest 55 festival. Designed to celebrate the creativity of Michigan residents age 55 and over, the evening included an exhibition opening, talent show and writing competition all with awards. This

Final Not Just Vanilla Summer Camp with Linda Z. Smith

On Monday, July 11, Linda Z. Smith will enter Creative 360 to begin her final week of Not Just Vanilla, the summer camp she has led for 37 years. The week-long camp for 3rd-6th graders will include dance, drama, art,

Creative 360 Closed for the Holiday Weekend

Creative 360 offices are closed Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4 for the holiday weekend. Have a wonderful 4th of July!

MDN: Reflection, growth, theme of Creative 360 event

Midland Daily News

Midland Daily News posted an article about our upcoming Environmental Expressions program with Roberta Lucas.  “Creative 360 is bringing Detroit’s Roberta Lucas to Midland Saturday, June 25 for a day of mindful movement, response to the season as a metaphor, and

Creative 360 offers Day of Reflection, Growth

Creative 360 is bringing Detroit’s Roberta Lucas to Midland Sat, June 25 for a day of movement, response to the season as a metaphor, and an opportunity to make and choose meaning through journaling, drawing and creative self-expression. Participants will

Creative 360 adds Power Yoga to its Wellness Line-up

Vinyasa Yoga

Creative 360 invites the community to come experience its newest wellness program, Power Yoga. The non-profit has offered Kripalu Yoga for years, and has now added Vinyasa Yoga, a practice that will challenge you as you combine focused breath with

MDN: Students clean historic John Pratt Mosaic House

Midland Daily News

Check out the front page of the June 8 Midland Daily News! You’ll find a photo and feature article about Academic and Career Education Academy students cleaning up the grounds of the John Pratt Mosaic House. Students from ACEA have been taking

MDN Letter to the Editor: “Exceeded Expections”

Midland Daily News

Creative 360 wrote a letter to the editor that appeared in the Saturday, May 4 edition. The letter serves as a thank you to the Midland Area Community Foundation and our donors. Read the letter here.

MDN – Learning Locally: Lots of opportunities in Midland for learning a new skill, craft

Midland Daily News

“When students leave a class at Creative 360, with a painting or pot or candle they’ve just made, “they have an obvious feeling of accomplishment,” said Carol Rumba, executive director of Creative 360 in Midland. This is how Cindy Crain

Art of Friends Exhibit Opens TONIGHT!

Creative 360 will host “The Art of Friends” exhibition beginning with an opening reception Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 pm. The exhibit features the work of four exceptional artists – Sue Ellison, Kathy Jones, Kathleen Sullivan and Sally Young –