June Heats up at the KIA

Posted: June 1, 2016

We're Here All Summer

Do you work with youth during the summer? KIA offers free tours for school-age youth all summer. See cool art in our air-conditioned galleries. Learn more here or call Candie Waterloo at (269) 349-7775 x 3161.

Great programs coming up soon:

KIA Film Series: Three Films by Tom Ludwig
Thursday, June 9 at 6:30
Filmmaker and EFA digital media educator Tom Ludwig shows three films spanning 30 years as a filmmaker. A discussion with the filmmaker follows the films. Included with museum admission. RSVP on Facebook.

The Big Draw
Thursday, June 23, 6:30
A family friendly evening of FUN - both inside and out! We'll take to the sidewalks, galleries, and more to create marks with unusual materials. Come see what awaits you at the BIG draw! Included with museum admission. RSVP on Facebook.

Thank You!!

...Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
-John Steinbeck

Thank you for making a difference for our children. And thanks for your support of the KIA. With the help of area educators the KIA:

  • Greeted 2,100 guests at the opening of Young Artists of Kalamazoo County
  • Saw $300,000+ of art school and collegiate scholarships awarded to High School Area Show artists
  • Welcomed 3,255 youth for free school tours
  • Awarded 145 youth summer class scholarships through art teacher referrals
  • Hosted our first-ever Teacher Appreciation Night

... and much more. We look forward to working with you in 2016-17. In the meantime, we wish you a summer of renewal, relaxation and some creative fun at the KIA! Find a complete event calendar online.

JOIN NOW! Learn more about the benefits of a KIA membership here. Memberships make great gifts, too!

Thanks education program sponsors!
Beim Foundation
Dorothy U Dalton Foundation
Harold and Grace Upjohn Foundation
Irving S. Gilmore Foundation

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