KIA News

  • Where We Stand opens at the KIA September 14
    Aug 1, 2019 - Al Harris, Jr., Shadows in Elijah's Mind, 2014, pastels on paper. Courtesy of the artist. Center: Brent Harris, Empyrean Woman, 2013, bronze. Courtesy of the artist. Right: Audrey Mills, 4, 2017, mixed media. Courtesy of the artist. ...
  • Black Refractions Opens at the KIA September 14
    Jul 29, 2019 - KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA) will open the landmark exhibition Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem on September 14, 2019. It is presented by the American Federation of Arts and the The...
  • KIA Achieves National Accreditation
    Jul 25, 2019 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has has been granted accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). The highest national recognition afforded U.S. museums, AAM accreditation acknowledges our commitment to excellence,...
  • 2019 Arts Fair Prize Winners
    Jun 7, 2019 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to announce the cash prize winners for best in medium at the 68th Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair. Twelve artists received awards totaling $4,200, announced at the arts fair artists'...
  • 2019 West Michigan Area Show Opens with $6,000 in Awards
    May 17, 2019 - Helen Sheridan Memorial Grand Prize Winner: Chakila Hoskins, Transformation (Metamorphosis), oil on canvas The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has announced award winners sharing more than $6,000 in prizes in the 2019 West Michigan Area...
  • Moments of Peace: Watercolors by Sunghyun Moon
    May 14, 2019 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open an exhibition of watercolor art by Korean artist Sunghyun Moon on June 29. Moments of Peace: Watercolors by Sunghyun Moon showcases the large-scale watercolor works of the Korean native, who will...
  • L'esprit: Exploring Wit and Beauty in French Prints
    May 10, 2019 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open an exhibition featuring a collection of French prints and photographs on June 15. L esprit: Exploring Wit and Beauty in French Prints celebrates the joys and foibles of French society and...
  • Orna Ben-Ami: Entire Life in a Package
    May 1, 2019 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open an exhibition of contemporary art by Israeli sculptor Orna Ben-Ami on June 8. Orna Ben-Ami: Entire Life in a Package spotlights the global refugee crisis, through iron sculpture and photography....
  • High School Area Show
    Apr 1, 2019 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open the 38th annual High School Area Show on Friday, April 26 and continue through May 26. An awards reception will welcome artists and family Thursday, April 25 (reception begins at 5:30 pm, awards...
  • Rewards of Wisdom: Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting
    Mar 11, 2019 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open a contemporary art exhibition of Chinese ink painting on Saturday March 23. Rewards of Wisdom: Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting features fine brushwork by distinguished artists and rising stars...
  • Young Artists of Kalamazoo County
    Feb 25, 2019 - Every year, art teachers in the Kalamazoo County schools (private, public, and charter schools) submit a selection of works produced by their students, featured in an exhibition that is a delight to behold. In one of our most popular...

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