Category: Announcements

This category is used for items appearing in the “News” section.

Moms: We’ve Still Got It! Revue May 7

Moms We've still got it revue

Creative 360 hosts a cabaret-style evening of entertainment delivered by a bevy of local favorites. The audience will enjoy some of the area’s most talented moms as they sing, dance, and pepper in a bit of parental humor in this

Younce Guitar Duo to Perform Saturday

Younce Guitar Duo

Michigan’s father-son ensemble, the Younce Guitar Duo, will perform on Creative 360’s Gallery Stage on Saturday, April 30. An instrumental duo, Jerry Younce and his son, Ryan create intricate, flowing and rhythmic sonic weavings inspired by Latin, jazz and world music.

Press Release: Reader’s Theatre Supports Pediatric Oncology

On Monday, April 18, 7- 8:30 pm, Creative 360 will host Starting Monday on the gallery stage. This reader’s theatre is based on the book of the same name written by Anne Commire. Tickets can be purchased in advance by

Midlanders Celebrate National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month at Creative 360 on Sunday, April 17, at 1:30 p.m. Enjoy poetry readings done by Midlanders of different ages, occupations and backgrounds who have accepted an invitation to read poems that are meaningful to them. Refreshments

Creative 360 participates in Give Local Midland Event May 3

Give Local Midland Logo

Midland Daily News recently featured an article announcing the upcoming Give Local Midland event. Creative 360 is one of 50 non-profits participating.  “On May 3, we’re inviting the entire community to donate to local endowment funds,” said Sharon Mortensen, MACF president

Press Release: Creative 360 Luncheon Honors Mary Neely

March 29, 2016, Midland, Mich. – Creative 360 will host a Yes We Can! Luncheon on Friday, April 8, at 11:30 a.m. in honor of Mary Neely (88), community leader, philanthropist, and volunteer extraordinaire. Lunch will be catered by Northwood

MDN: Sweet treats! Easter candy-making class part of Creative 360 Artshop

MDN photo of Artshop students making candy.

The Easter edition of Midland Daily News included a story about our candy-making class. It features comments from teachers, students and staff members.  The article begins: “Students frosted miniature cupcakes and then topped them with jelly beans. This was just the beginning of an

Press Release: Handler Returns Friday With Tibetan Bowl & Chant Concert

Tibetan bowl master Mark Handler of Traverse City returns to Creative 360 for another of his Tibetan Bowl and Chant Concerts. Handler, international meditative recording artist and certified Amrit Yoga Instructor, uses a variety of mallets to strike 100 to

Press Release: Creative 360 Receives MACF Grant


Creative 360 has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Midland Area Community Foundation Board of Trustees to be disbursed from the Harry J. Beamish Unrestricted Endowment Fund. The grant is in support of the non-profit’s Express Yourself Artshop Exhibit

Press Release: Local Children Perform With Gemini Sunday


March 9, 2016, Midland, Mich. – GEMINI, twin brother musicians Sandor and Laszlo Slomovits, will be performing “Good Mischief—A Musical Celebration for Children and the Whole Family,” this Sunday, March 13, 1-2:00 p.m. at Creative 360. Students from Carpenter and

MDN: The Parent’s Corner Features Mixed Media Pop Art, Kids & Canvas

Midland Daily News

The Parent’s Corner in the Sunday Midland Daily News announced two upcoming children’s events at Creative 360 – Fabric Pop Art Mixed Media (Registration required by March 2!) and Kids & Canvas, both scheduled for March. Read the complete article.

New Class: Beginning Crochet II

Due to popular demand, Creative 360 has added a second session of beginning crochet. In this class, you will further your knowledge of crochet stitches and will continue learning how to read and follow more extensive patterns. The skills learned can

MDN: ‘Yes We Can!’ program highlights artists, leaders age 80 and older

Midland Daily News

Midland Daily News posted a two-page article about Creative 360’s Yes We Can! program in Thursday’s Verge. The article shares details about this year’s program and features this evening’s exhibit opening and artists.  Read complete article.  Next to the online

Press Release: Creative 360 Yes We Can! Exhibition Opens Friday

February 22, 2016 Midland, Mich. – Creative 360’s 2016 Yes We Can! exhibition opens Friday and features art from four masterful artists –  Barry Brown (80), S. Preston Jones (80), Robert Lauka (81), and Moses (Nick) Millard (85). Each artist will

MDN Parent’s Corner Features Kids’ Sweatshirt Art, Fabric Pop Art

Midland Daily News

The Parent’s Corner in Sunday’s Midland Daily News featured two of Creative 360’s upcoming children’s workshops – Sweatshirt Art and Fabric Pop Art Mixed Media. Both classes are designed for children who are 7 or older. Younger children must be

NEW CLASS: Painting With Your Peanut

Painting with your peanut

Schedule some uninterrupted play time for you and your peanut! In this parent and child paint fest, free painting is encouraged. Our goal is to paint in a loosely structured environment focused on creative exploration. We will be ready with

Luncheon Honors Betty and S. Preston Jones

February 16, 2016, Midland, Mich. – Creative 360 will host a Yes We Can! luncheon on Friday, February 26 in honor of Betty (80) & S. Preston Jones (80), community leaders, philanthropists, educators, artist. Lunch will be catered by Northwood University’s


February 15, 2016, Midland, Mich. – The reader’s theatre production Love, Loss and What I Wore is coming to Creative 360’s Gallery Stage Saturday, February 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 989-837-1885 or online

MDN Shares Second Hand PICASSO Photos

Midland Daily News

Midland Daily News has some wonderful photos from our Second Hand PICASSO sale in December online. Have a look. Maybe you’ll see someone you know – or one of the special items you purchased. View Community Photos.

Conversations with Muslims: Numerous speakers, questions, answers at Midland event

Midland Daily News

Read the Midland Daily News article about this great event. “The voices of more than 150 people rose in prayer at the Creative 360 during a Thursday event meant to educate residents on the differences and similarities to be found

Paint Wine Glasses Jan 29!

Wine glass painting

Creative 360 has modified its January 29 Cocktails & Canvas to wine glass painting. This event is always popular! You will paint your own set of 4 wine glasses to take home. Find more info on our website home page.

Creative 360 hosts ‘Conversation with Muslims’

On January 21, Creative 360 will serve as host for the Conversation with Muslims panel discussion between Christians and Muslims. The discussion offers an opportunity to learn more about the two religions to dispel some of the myths and increase

Seed Swap Planned for Feb 28

Seed Swap

Mark Your Calendars for the Second Annual Seed Swap Event scheduled for February 28, 1-3:00 pm. Creative 360 Community Garden and Small House Farm are teaming up to offer the perfect chance to share your extra seeds and take home a few new ones to

Midland City Council reviews Creative 360 zoning

Midland Daily News

Midland City Council approved our request to rezone our location from Multi-Family Residential to Community zoning in their meeting Monday. The zoning change is consistent with the city’s Master Plan, and the area is designated for public parks and recreational

The Parent’s Corner: Drawing Exploration for Kids

Midland Daily News

Midland Daily News has a regular feature called The Parent’s Corner run by the MSU Extension Office. They list activities for children and families and Creative 360 regularly appears there. Here is a link to the January 10 issue where