Fairs & Festivals


JUN 2020

Held outdoors rain or shine, Summer Art Fair has promoted the celebration of the fine arts and crafts while providing the engagement of the entire community. Free admission, free parking, artists booths, fabulous food, live music by local musicians, the Resonators, activities for the kids, Museum School faculty demonstrations – a fun, fabulous weekend! It is a central fundraiser supporting programs year round in the museum.

Email the Art Fair Director for information


NOV 16 & 17, 2019

Held each November inside Midland Center for the Arts. Featuring the beautiful works of juried artists from across the region, along with a bake sale, entertainment by local music students, Studio School faculty demonstrations and a special appearance by Santa Claus!

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MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival is an annual event in early summer celebrating the arts, sciences and humanities.

Each year, the MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival gives patrons the opportunity to experience a world of informative lectures and sophisticated performances – right at our doorstep!

Prior Festival guests include music legend Bonnie Raitt, country music star Easton Corbin, comedians Brian Regan and Bill Engvall, Food Network personality Alton Brown, “Jungle” Jack Hanna, jazz sensation Esperanza Spalding, Tony winners Sutton Foster and Idina Menzel, and country superstar Blake Shelton.