Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Celebrates Its 40th Annual Holiday Art Sale

Posted: October 2, 2013

For Immediate Release -


Holiday Art Sale

On December 6 and 7, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts celebrates its 40th annual Holiday Art Sale. The sale features works of art made by faculty and students of the KIA's Kirk Newman Art School.

Just in time for the gift-giving season, this can't-miss event will be bigger and better than ever! More than 150 artists will present dozens of examples of their work, ranging from glass ornaments to metal sculpture. Numerous walls, tables, bins, racks and stands will transform the KIA into a bustling marketplace. All proceeds from the Holiday Art Sale will support local artists and help generate proceeds for the Kirk Newman Art School's equipment and facilities.

Festivities kick off with a merry members' appreciation night that features live music, wine, soft drinks and holiday d cor.

Event Hours:
December 6, 3 - 7 p.m.
December 7, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Members' Appreciation Night - December 5, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

About the Kirk Newman Art School:
The Kirk Newman Art School is a community-based, non-degree art school at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, offering: 300+ classes each year for over 3,000 students. Classes are available for ages 4 years old through adults.

Lead Sponsors:
DeNooyer Chevrolet and Old National Bank

Co-Sponsors:
Metro Toyota and Treystar

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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.

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