Museum Manners & Chaperone Guidelines for School Groups
Prepare for your visit by reviewing this handout (PDF) with students and chaperones.
How to Plan an Engaging Art Museum Visit
ArtSmartEducator Email Newsletter
Exhibitions of Student Art
Young Artists of Kalamazoo County celebrates K-8 art programs in Kalamazoo County schools. Kalamazoo County art teachers or administrators should email or call (269) 349-7775 ext. 3162 contact for details on how to participate.
High School Area Show is an annual juried competition for high school artists in a 9-county area of southwest Michigan offering cash and scholarship awards. Check here for information on this year's exhibition.
KIA Meader Fine Art Library
Find books, videos, DVDs, ArtStor's million+ image database, teacher resources and more at the KIA Art Library.
Children's Books About Art Museums
Read a fun book to set the stage for your visit to the art museum.
High School Portfolio Day
Juniors and seniors meet with admissions officers from Midwest art schools, colleges, and universities. Students must register through their art teacher. An annual October event. Email us for information.
Art Appreciation Talks at your Site
Check out available topics here.
Art School Classes and Scholarships
Check here for information on classes and scholarships for children, teens, and adults.
KIA staff can design professional development sessions for your staff. Email us to discuss your needs and interests.
Useful Links for Art Educators
KIA Art Library Research Tools and Resources Lots of great resources including access to ARTstor Image Database!
Kalamazoo RESA Education for the Arts Programs and resources for Kalamazoo County Schools.
ArtsConnectEd Outstanding Art Education Site
BUBL LINK Catalog of Internet Resources
Getty Museum Resources for Educators
Smarthistory Multi-media Web-book Short videos on art history topics
Design Training Art Education Resources