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Arts and Culture Destinations
Below is a list of Arts and Culture Destinations in the state of Michigan. This list is to be used as a reference. If you are an arts and culture organization that can welcome school groups and are interested in being included in the database, CLICK HERE for the application.
Bay City PlayersBay City Bay
Bay City Players, located in Bay City, Michigan, is a community of performers and other volunteers that offers exciting, intimate and relevant theatre experiences. We believe in the power and immediacy of a great performance. Our dedication to that principle is how we’ve become Michigan’s longest continuously operating community theater, nearing our 100th anniversary.
Bonstelle TheatreDetroit Wayne
e Bonstelle Theatre is a Broadway-style house with a 1,143-seat auditorium featuring a balcony, owned by Wayne State University. Here, future stars of theatre, film, and television follow in the footsteps of such successful alumni as Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning S. Epatha Merkerson (NBC’s Law and Order, Lackawanna Blues) and Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters, NBC’s Heroes). For box office hours and information on performances, tickets, group discounts and corporate packages, please call us at (313) 577-2960.
Cultural Historical, Dance, Instrumental Music, Theatre, Vocal Music
Brighton Center for the Performing ArtsBrighton Livingston
Education outreach with performing groups. Workshops for local High School Choirs. Children's Series.
Broadway Grand RapidsGrand Rapids Kent
Broadway Grand Rapids has numerous broadway shows and offer educational opportunities such as Talk Backs with Cast, Backstage Tours, Master Classes, and Cast Meet & Greets.
Dance, Instrumental Music, Theatre
Calumet TheatreCalumet Houghton
The Calumet Theatre Company was incorporated in 1983 as an independent, non-profit organization to program events and encourage continuing restoration. The Calumet Theatre is owned by and leased from the Village of Calumet. The Calumet Theatre Company assumes responsibility for all operating costs for the facility.
In the absence of local tax support, it is funded by ticket sales, user fees, the State of Michigan through the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, membership dues, and other fund-raising activities. The Theatre Company is a member-supported volunteer-based organization (500-plus members) with a 16 member Board of Directors, 8 employees and over 70 volunteers.
Cultural Historical, Dance, Instrumental Music, Literary Arts, Theatre, Visual Arts, Vocal Music
Chenery AuditoriumKalamazoo Kalamazoo
The Aesthetic Education (AE) Program functions within the collaborative partnership between EFA Teaching Artists and Aesthetic Education-trained classroom teachers. Working together, classroom teachers and Teaching Artist develop and implement inquiry-based, experimental units of study around specific works of art that students view. These units are designed to highlight the possible relationships between an artist's choices and the viewer's aesthetic response. Through participatory activities and reflections, students further develop their capacities for observation, analysis, questioning, and meaning making allowing them to deeply engage with and experience works of art while making connections to their personal lived experiences, the outside world, and beyond.
Circle Theatre of Grand RapidsGrand Rapids Kent
Circle Presents is a presenting series targeting school and family audiences with performances running from October through April.The goals of Circle Presents include exposing more young people to the arts and presenting the highest caliber artistic performances to schools and families.
Dance, Instrumental Music, Theatre, Vocal Music
City Opera HouseTraverse City Grand Traverse
As we celebrate our rich past and look toward an exciting future, our historic City Opera House is alive with new energy and anticipation. Since opening its doors in 1892, the "Grand Old Lady," as she is lovingly known, has hosted everything from plays, concerts and operettas, to gala balls, conventions and banquets. The City Opera House truly is a community-based, community-supported gathering space for Grand Traverse residents and visitors alike.
Dance, Theatre, Visual Arts
Cook Arts CenterGrand Rapids Kent
The Cook Arts Center offers different classes in a variety of artistic mediums including dance, clay, visual arts, music, sewing and theater. One time field trips can be arranged as workshops in any of these classes and sometimes weekly/monthly recurring field trips are set up so students can take classes over the course of a semester or other time period.