Past Exhibitions at the KIA
|Young Artists of Kalamazoo County
April 20 - May 8, 2013
An exhibition that is a delight to behold. For a few weeks, the KIA's galleries will be filled with the most creative, colorful, whimsical art by young artists from kindergarten through eighth grades. Art for this show is selected for display by art teachers in schools with an active art program.
|Stoked: Five Artists of Fire and Clay
January 19 - April 7, 2013
A nationally touring exhibition organized by Saint John's University, Stoked reviews recent work by Richard Bresnahan, Artist in Residence at Saint John's University, and four former apprentices who have worked with Richard and the Saint John's Pottery since it was established thirty years ago.
|Treasures from Kalamazoo Collections
November 17, 2012 - February 17, 2013
Through the generosity of many lenders in the greater Kalamazoo area, this exhibition will feature paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs, and decorative arts that are seldom seen in public. We invite you to explore these treasures from private collections.
|A Legacy for Kalamazoo: Works Acquired through the Elisabeth Claire Lahti Fund, 1998 - 2012
September 29, 2012 - January 20, 2013
Since 1998, the Elisabeth Claire Lahti Fund has supported the purchase of sixty works of art-paintings, sculpture, ceramics, prints, drawings, and photographs-that have enhanced the quality and breadth of the KIA's collection. Some of these works, by artists such as Mary Cassatt, Jim Dine, Helen Frankenthaler, and Jasper Johns, have been brought together for this exhibition.
|Asian Art from the Collection of Dr. Paul and Esther Wang
August 25 - December 9, 2012
Dr. Paul Wang is not only an internationally recognized painter in traditional Chinese style, but is also an avid collector of East Asian art. This exhibition presents a selection of Asian painting, prints, and sculpture collected throughout his own lifetime and by his father, Wang Shangyi.
|Great Lakes Pastel Society National Show 2012
October 6, 2012 - January 8, 2013
The KIA will host the biennial national juried exhibition of the Great Lakes Pastel Society. A variety of subjects are explored by masters of the pastel medium. Juror Sally Strand is an award-winning pastelist who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007, the highest commendation of the Pastel Society of America, NY.