About the KIA
Welcome!The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is a special place -- both a museum and community art school. Since 1924 our mission has been to cultivate both the creation and appreciation of the visual arts.
Exhibitions. Each year 10 to 15 changing exhibitions feature art of many styles and periods. Our permanent collection includes American painting, European and American prints and photographs, and pre-Columbian gold.
Kirk Newman Art School. Nearly 3,000 students of all ages enjoy art classes in 2-D and 3-D media, visiting artist workshops, international travel and more.
Events & Programs. You'll find many ways to engage with art-plus a chance to enjoy the company of others who share your interest.
Gallery Shop. Unique items, great gifts, great service!
Fine Arts Library. Open to the public for research and enjoyment, featuring a variety of books, magazines, newspapers and digital resources.
Memberships. Receive discounts and special privileges as a member of the KIA.
Business Partnerships. Partnering with the KIA is a sound business practice that can yield a variety of marketing and community investment benefits.
Facility Rental. The KIA is a unique setting for your special event.
Employment Opportunities. Become one of the numerous individuals who work every day to enrich the lives of others through the visual arts.
Volunteer. Be part of the fun as a KIA volunteer. Enjoy outstanding lectures, fun parties and exhibition openings.
Internships. Join the KIA team for real-life work experiences and school credit.
Staff Directory. Contact the KIA's staff members.
Board of Directors. Our elected and appointed board members who oversee and support the activities at the KIA.
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