Upcoming Events at the KIA!

You Won't Want to Miss These!

Posted: September 24, 2010
Source: Farrell Howe
Job Title: Marketing & PR Coordinator
Department: Development
Phone: (269) 349-7775 ext. 3112
Email: farrell.howe@gmail.com


There is so much to do and see at the KIA! Here are a few upcoming events that you don't want to miss!

- October 6, Deadline to Register for Art League depARTure Trip, Passage to Pottery, Painting and Palate Pleasing Places, October 20: Travel to the east side of Detroit to historic Pewabic Pottery, have lunch and visit two artist's homes. $75 per person. For more information and to register, call Mary Landi at (269) 349-7775 or email maryl@kiarts.org.

- October 8, KIA Gallery Shop Jewelry Showcase! 12 - 7 p.m.: Get an early start on your holiday shopping, and check out the works of local artists including: Ligita Samson, Meg Tang, Char Short and many more! Free entry before 5:30 p.m., $3 admission to Art & All That Jazz from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

- October 8, Art & All That Jazz, 5:30 - 7:30 pm: Music, mingling, art and fun! Bell's beer, wine and Panera Bread treats will be served. Galleries will be open. Special Musical Guest: Blowers and Stone! $3 General Admission, Free for KIA members. Want to attend for free? Support our Art Against Hunger Food Drive! Bring a non-perishable food item to the KIA and receive one free ticket to attend Art & All That Jazz!

- October 9, Ikebana Lecture and Workshop: Susan Bagge, an instructor of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging) will be giving a public lecture and slide show on the history and techniques of Ikebana. The workshop is $52 for the community, $44 for KIA members, and $40 for Sustaining KIA members.

- October 9, Library Story Time: Fun for families at the library, FREE!

Also, don't forget about our ArtBreaks, Free Sunday Tours and our new program, Art in the Evening!

Fall into fun at the KIA! For these and more upcoming events, please visit our website calendar.

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is a nonprofit art museum and school. Since 1924, the institute has offered art classes and free-admission programming, including exhibitions, lectures, events, activities and a permanent collection. The KIA's mission is to cultivate the creation and appreciation of the visual arts for the communities of West Michigan.