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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.
Belle Isle Nature ZooDetroit Wayne
The Belle Isle Nature Zoo (BINZ) is located on the beautiful Belle Isle Park, which offers the perfect location for educational, environmental and natural experiences in the metro Detroit area. This also makes it possible for the BINZ to provide excellent educational experiences for schools, families and community groups.
Binder Park ZooBattle Creek Calhoun
Bringing your class to Binder Park Zoo is a great way to get your students out to experience nature. At the zoo they can learn about wildlife in natural settings, as well as, the importance of conservation. Your students will have fun and learn at the same time. Binder park also has a number of age specific Safari programs that allow students to see animals not on exhibit.
Birmingham Bloomfield Art CenterBirmingham Oakland
The BBAC, founded in 1957, serves the Detroit region’s visual arts community by fulfilling its mission “to connect people of all ages and abilities with visual arts education, exhibition, and other creative experiences.”
Our classes, exhibitions, workshops, camps, programs, and events, in conjunction with artist, retail, and rental opportunities, have made the BBAC one of the strongest supporters of artists and art appreciators in the region. Nearly 5,000 individuals from Southeast Michigan, ranging in age from pre-school to senior citizens, benefit throughout the year from outstanding opportunities to learn about a broad and deep range of visual expression including: drawing, painting (oil, acrylic, mixed, watercolor, encaustic), sculpture, jewelry/metalsmithing, printmaking, ceramics and fiber arts. BBAC programs consistently serve as a catalyst to promote the creative process.
Birmingham Bloomfield Symphony OrchestraBirmingham Oakland
As the preeminent, regionally based, professional orchestra serving Oakland County all the way from Commerce Township to Troy and Bloomfield Hills to Southfield, the Birmingham Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra presents the very best of live music in Southeast Michigan. Connecting people to communities and music to experience, we are Music Where You Live.
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.
Brass Band of Battle CreekMarshall Calhoun
The Brass Band of Battle Creek (BBBC) is a world-class ensemble comprised of brass and percussion musicians from all over the world that perform two concerts per year at W.K. Kellogg Auditorium in Battle Creek, Michigan. The BBBC offers FREE children's concerts (K-12) and instrument performance clinics for youth (grades 8-12) twice per year during the normal concert series.
All school children's concerts are performed during the school day (either on a Thursday or a Friday prior to a regularly scheduled BBBC concert) and are held at W.K. Kellogg Auditorium. These concerts are free of charge and can accommodate up to 1900 students. Instrument performance clinics are open to grades 8-12 and are a chance for students to learn from some of the world's most famous brass and percussion musicians. Clinics are hands on experiences and students will be expected to bring and play their instrument in a group lesson setting.
Clinicians are Wycliffe Gordon (trombone), Rex Richarson (trumpet), Steven Mead (Euphonium), Lisa Bontrager (French Horn), Marty Erickson (Tuba), Alison Shaw (Percussion). Clinics are usually offered the afternoon of a regularly scheduled BBBC concert. Discounted admission to the BBBC concert is offered to clinic participants. There is no fee to participate in the clinic.
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.
Broad Art MuseumEast Lansing Ingham
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum offers a range of dynamic educational programming for all ages, including family days, artist talks, films, performances, a lively docent program and an interactive, standards based multi-visit school program. From our first-floor education center, throughout our galleries and online, the Broad MSU provides innovative educational and creative programming to the university, local community and beyond.
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.