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To provide a location that promotes economic development and tourism in downtown Coffeyville in order for both residents and visitors to have quality experiences that enrich, educate, and entertain.


The Midland Theater and Event Center is a not-for-profit organization formed to encourage the renovation and redevelopment of the former Midland Theater and Alamo buildings to be used as an economic development driver in downtown and provide a place where people of all ages and abilities can enjoy the arts, community activities, workshops, trainings, meetings, conferences, and other special events.


The Midland Theater Foundation Inc. is a Kansas nonprofit corporation under the laws of the State of Kansas, certified by the Kansas Secretary of State, November 2, 2004.


  • Repair and renovate the Midland Theater so that it is safe and secure for patrons

  • Generate architectural and development plans for a full renovation keeping in mind the historical design and use of the facility, and bring the theater into ADA compliance so that all patrons of the facility can be accommodated

  • Establish the Midland Theater as the anchor of the downtown historic, entertainment, shopping and dining district of Coffeyville

  • Reinvigorate our community, specifically the downtown district, by providing an events center that includes a historic theater and an adjoining event center with multiple multi-use meeting rooms and conference spaces, so that multiple organizations can host tourism and business based conferences, meeting and events

  • Generate stable funding sources to support the renovation and long-term operation of the facility

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