Kalamazoo Art League

Kalamazoo Art League logo Mission: The Kalamazoo Art League exists to encourage and support the mission of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and to provide an enrichment program for education in the arts in the form of a lecture series and related art offerings.

All members of the KIA are invited to join this fun and dynamic affiliate organization!

The Art League:

  • Plans and sponsors 6 lectures featuring highly regarded artists and scholars
  • Plans and leads trips to see art in private collections, regional museums, and galleries
  • Organizes art-related book discussions and art study
  • Hosts an annual reception plus dinners and parties for special guests
  • Offers volunteer opportunities to support these exciting programs!

Upcoming Art League Events

Annual membership dues: $40, plus KIA membership

Member benefits:

  • Free admission to lecture series
  • Refreshments following lectures
  • Art League Newsletter
  • depARTure trips Art League Member pricing
  • Participation in art study groups

2013-14 Art League Board of Directors

  • Peggy Napier, President
  • Anne van Giessen, Vice President
  • Kathi Vlachos, Secretary
  • Mary Ann Rabe, Treasurer
  • Jeannie Claus, Past President
  • Sheila Bridenstine / Hospitality
  • Barbara Brose / Programs
  • Mary Burress / Photography
  • Ann Gunia / Membership
  • Barb Jongeward / Membership
  • Mary Licavoli / Editor FOCUS
  • Sandy Spencer / Mailing
  • Nancy Troff / Programs
  • Mary Verleger / Data
  • Darlene Warren / Public Relations