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CREATIVE 360 WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Effective July 1, Creative 360 will welcome Laura Vosejpka as their Executive Director. The arts and humanities nonprofit located at 1517 Bayliss St. in Midland is eager to start this next chapter in their 26-year history. Vosejpka comes to Creative 360 from Helena College University of Montana where she served as CEO and Dean. She…

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ANNOUNCING MAG EXHIBITION WINNERS

Members of the Midland Artists Guild (MAG) gathered at Creative 360 Friday evening for a socially distanced awards presentation. Normally hosted at the beginning of the annual exhibit, this year’s Covid-19 precautions moved it to the end of June with social distancing guidelines in place. Chairs were spaced six feet apart in the gallery and…

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CALL TO MICHIGAN ARTISTS & WRITERS

Creative 360 is seeking original, imaginative art to be read and displayed as part of the 11th annual Artfest 55 festival celebrating the creativity of Michigan residents who are age 55 and over. The festival is a juried art exhibit and creative writing competition with prizes. The exhibition opening and award announcements are planned for…

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OFFERING A SAFE WELCOME

We are so excited to be working with you in person again!  Creative 360 opened its doors on Tuesday, June 9!  We will still be offering all our amazing online programming:  tutorials, stories, Facebook Live events, and more, but now we can also offer safe, in-person programs at our center on Bayliss.  We are operating…

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CREATIVE 360 HOSTS DRIVE-UP CONCERT

On Saturday, June 27, 7-8:30 p.m. Creative 360 is going to try something new – a drive up concert with Ike Beehr and The Blues Guise! Ike and his socially distanced band will perform their soulful blues from Creative 360’s “porch” at 1517 Bayliss St. in Midland while you enjoy the music from your car!…

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OPEN HOUSE FOR LINDA Z. AND DAVE SMITH

The May 19 floods took many things from this region. One of the casualties nearest and dearest to Creative 360 is its co-founder Linda Z. Smith and her husband Dave who will leave Midland on June 17. Since their condo in Midland was lost to flood waters, they have decided to make their Florida winter…

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CREATIVE 360 TO REOPEN JUNE 10

Ten weeks ago, lives abruptly changed when the global pandemic brought about stay-at-home orders and closure of all non-essential businesses. For Creative 360, it meant an abrupt end to a robust winter season of Artshop classes, Yes We Can! events and more. Determined to continue their service to the community, the nonprofit found ways to…

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WIN THIS MIXED MEDIA COLLABORATION!

Early in 2020, our biggest concern was for the wild fires that were ravaging Australia. Our Express Yourself Artshop students were concerned about the wildlife and even the insects that may become extinct if the fires were not controlled. Program Coordinator Allise Noble and Arshop Assistant Shelby Hatt worked with them to turn their concerns…

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Creative 360 1517 Bayliss St. Midland

CAN YOU HELP?

If you’ve driven by Creative 360 lately, you’ve seen a sad, nearly empty, parking lot. There have been a few cars now and then, and even some chalk drawings, but mostly pavement with little sign of life…other than weeds. On closer inspection you may have noticed that the grounds surrounding our building are also sad…

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WELCOME BACK!

We are so happy that Governor Whitmer has approved organizations like Creative 360 to resume operations! We are opening our doors on June 10 and, even though there will be restrictions in place as directed by the CDC and the State of Michigan, we will still greet you with a warm welcome. The first thing…

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HOW CAN WE HELP?

Our Office Manager Laura Brigham recently created this wonderful video to answer your questions about ways you can help Creative 360. Support.Donate.Volunteer. Learn more on our donation and volunteer pages. See you soon! We miss you!

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JOHN PRATT MOSAIC HOUSE NEEDS YOUR HELP

Shards of pottery, broken china and mirrored tiles shimmer in the sun and in the nighttime headlights of motorists traveling across Michigan’s Highway 20 west of Midland. Tucked into a wooded lot sits the John Pratt Mosaic House, a Michigan folk art treasure that has been owned by Creative 360 since soon after John Pratt’s…

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