Rent the KIA

Welcome to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! You know about our unique exhibitions and our wonderful programs, but did you know you can also rent the KIA for your special event? Wedding receptions; birthday celebrations; business meetings; luncheons; fundraisers; graduation parties, holiday parties - whatever you are arranging, let us help you create a wonderful event in our unique and elegant museum setting.

Why the KIA?

  • Premier center for the visual arts
  • Artistic setting
  • Ambience unparalleled by commercial venues
  • Ideal downtown location with free parking
  • Freedom to work with the caterer of your choice

View our Rental Policies.

View our Event Photo Gallery for ideas of how we can customize your event!

For more information, please email Sandy Linabury or call (269) 349-7775, ext. 3114.


The rates below are for non-public hours. We offer discounted rates for events during the KIA's public hours, Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday noon - 5 p.m., as well as for all events hosted by non-profit organizations.

Lobby Gallery


Capacity:
250 standing / 150 table seating / 200 theatre seating

Rates:
$250 first hour, $125 each additional hour

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Auditorium


Capacity:
392 standing / 200 table seating / 260 theatre seating

Rates:
$385 first hour, $190 each additional hour
Wedding Decor Auditorium


School Commons


Capacity:
117 standing / 60 table seating

Rates:
$190 first hour, $95 each additional hour
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Multi-Purpose Classroom


Capacity:
56 standing / 30 table seating

Rates:
$165 first hour, $80 each additional hour
Multi-Purpose Classroom


Courtyard


Capacity:
200 standing / 100 table seating

Rates:
$190 first hour, $95 each additional hour
Courtyard


Board Room with Kitchen


Capacity:
16 table seating

Rates:
$150 first hour, $75 each additional hour
Board Room and Kitchen


Conference Rooms


Capacity:
8 table seating

Rates:
$120 first hour, $60 each additional hour
Conference Rooms


Main Level Galleries


Capacity:
423 standing

Rates:
$385 first hour, $190 each additional hour
Main Level Galleries


Lobby Gallery and School Commons


Capacity:
367 standing / 210 table seating

Rates:
$385 first hour, $190 each additional hour
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Auditorium and Lobby Gallery


Capacity:
642 standing / 350 table seating

Rates:
$550 first hour, $275 each additional hour
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Auditorium, Lobby Gallery and School Commons


Capacity:
759 standing / 410 table seating

Rates:
$745 first hour, $375 each additional hour
Entire Main Level


Entire Main Level


Capacity:
1,582 standing / 510 table seating

Rates:
$1,070 first hour, $535 each additional hour
Zion Lion Art and All That Jazz


Interested?


For more information or to reserve a space, please email Sandy Linabury or call (269) 349-7775, ext. 3114.