KIA News

  • Announcing the 36th Annual High School Area Show
    Mar 20, 2018 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has announced the juror and dates for the 37th annual High School Area Show. Submissions are open and welcome from high-school artists residing in Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo,...
  • Exhibition Opens: Passion on Paper: Masterly Prints from the KIA Collection
    Mar 17, 2018 - Clare Romano, Street Gang, 1957, color woodcut. Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Gift of Zoe and Harold Schuitmaker in honor of Darlene Pontello Warren's retirement The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open a new exhibition...
  • Exhibition Opens: My Hero! Contemporary Art and Superhero Action
    Jan 15, 2018 - Viewers will experience the escapades of iconic superheroes in a collection of international artworks in a new exhibition at the the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. My Hero! Contemporary Art and Superhero Action opens officially February 3,...
  • Exhibition Opening: Harlem, USA and Harlem Redux
    Dec 20, 2017 - Chicago Photographer and MacArthur Fellow Dawoud Bey to Exhibit at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open a new exhibition January 13 " two suites of photographs by the Chicago-based artist Dawoud Bey...
  • Exhibition Opens: Round and Round, The Circle at Center Stage
    Oct 18, 2017 - Ernest Trova, American (1927-2009), Falling Man Variant, 1970, screenprint. Director's Fund Purchase. Right: Jennifer Bartlett, American (b. 1941), Houses, 2005, silkscreen. Permanent Collection Fund Purchase An exhibition of work from the...
  • October 6: Everyone's a Member Day at the KIA
    Sep 18, 2017 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts welcome the community to enjoy free admission for its third annual "Everyone's a Member Day" on Friday, October 6. Usually just $5, admission will be free to all, 11 am - 8 pm. Four exhibitions plus six...
  • Exhibition Opens: Kirk Newman Faculty Review
    Sep 15, 2017 - An exhibition of work by 42 teaching artists on staff at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School has opened at the museum, filling two main floor galleries. The Kirk Newman Art School Faculty Review is a visual sampler of...
  • KIA Announces Partnership with First National Bank of Michigan
    Aug 31, 2017 - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Announces Partnership with First National Bank of Michigan Focused on Diversity & Inclusion The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA) is pleased to announce a partnership with First National Bank of Michigan,...
  • Friday, September 8: Back to School Bash at the KIA
    Aug 15, 2017 - KALAMAZOO, MI--Area students of all ages and their families are invited to a free night of fun at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. The See Your Selfie Back to School Bash will welcome community organizations serving youth and families to...
  • KIALaunches 2017-18 Season with Circular Abstractions: Bull's Eye Quilts
    Aug 10, 2017 - Pamela Loewen, Junglescape. 100% cottons, hand-dyed by artist, machine pieced and quilted by artist. Roxanna Kantarjian, Carnival, 100% commercial cottons, machine pieced and hand appliqued by artist, machine quilted. Fiber exhibition...
  • Hung Liu Opens August 5
    Jul 1, 2017 - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts opens Chinese Portraiture Exhibition Women Warriors: Portraits by Hung Liu explores persevering women throughout the ages Female strength in the face of persecution is the thread running through Women...
  • Our People Our Land
    Jul 1, 2017 - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts opens Indigenous Photography Exhibition July 15 Our People, Our Land, Our Images spans 100 years The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA) will open Our People, Our Land, Our Images on July 15, an exhibition of 51...
  • Affordable Art Sale and Appraisal Day
    Jun 28, 2017 - AFFORDABLE ART SALE & APPRAISAL DAY At the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, we believe art is for everyone! We invite you to a special event where we will offer more than 100 donated works of art for sale. This is your opportunity to own...
  • July is our Birthday Month--All Gifts Matched!
    Jun 20, 2017 - Celebrate art in Kalamazoo with a birthday gift in July Dear friend, Ninety-three years ago this month--in July, 1924--the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts incorporated with the city of Kalamazoo. In honor of our 93rd birthday, a group of...
  • 2017 Arts Fair Award Winners
    Jun 2, 2017 - Arts Fair Prizes Announced + More Fun for Saturday KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to announce the cash prize winners for their 66th Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair. Awards totaling $3,250 were announced...
  • Kay WalkingStick Opens June 17
    May 18, 2017 - Smithsonian-curated Retrospective of Native American Painter The artist will visit Kalamazoo June 14-17 A national tour of Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist will open at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Saturday, June 17. The artist...
  • $600,000+ in Scholarships Awarded in High School Area Show
    Apr 28, 2017 - (shown: Triptych by Lili Mead, Loy Norrix High School, Kalamazoo) The 36th annual High School Area Show features 109 works by 90 artists chosen from a field of 318 entries submitted by artists from 25 schools from Allegan, Barry, Berrien...
  • March 18: KIA Opens Pressed for Time: History of Printmaking
    Mar 1, 2017 - KALAMAZOO, MI The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open Pressed for Time: History of Printmaking on March 18, 2017. The exhibition will display prints by Western artists from the last six centuries, highlighting the diversity and...
  • January 14: KIA Opens Out of the Fire
    Jan 14, 2017 - KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts opens a new exhibition January 14. Out of the Fire: Masterworks of Ceramics spotlights more than 60 pieces from the museum's permanent collection, representing mid-20th-century modernism, the...
  • January 23: Call for Entries: West Michigan Area Show
    Dec 5, 2016 - Submissions are now open for the 2017 West Michigan Area Show. We invite West Michigan's talented community of visual artists to enter the show by 11:59 pm on January 23, 2017. Click for full submission information for artists. Since the...
  • November 19: KIA Opens Luminescence: From Salvage to Seascape, Sculpture by Sayaka Ganz
    Nov 19, 2016 - Created specifically for the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, an installation of colorful and glowing jellyfish, coral, kelp, and one dramatic whale will welcome visitors starting November 19. Designed to transport the viewer to a fanciful...
  • November 5: KIA Opens Poetry of Content
    Nov 5, 2016 - KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will feature Poetry of Content: Five Representational Artists beginning on November 5, 2016. The gallery will celebrate classic painting and drawing styles that create realist images and...
  • November 19: KIA Opens Luminescence: From Salvage to Seascape
    Nov 4, 2016 - Created specifically for the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, an installation of colorful and glowing jellyfish, coral, kelp, and one dramatic whale will welcome visitors starting November 19. Designed to transport the viewer to a fanciful...
  • Jazz at the KIA: Pulitzer Finalist Wadada Leo Smith
    Oct 4, 2016 - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts to Open Wadada Leo Smith: Ankhrasmation, the Language Scores 1967-2015 KALAMAZOO, MI--The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open a new exhibition October 15. Wadada Leo Smith: Ankhrasmation, the Language...
  • October 4: Jazz at the KIA with Pulitzer Finalist Wadada Leo Smith
    Oct 4, 2016 - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts to Open Wadada Leo Smith: Ankhrasmation, the Language Scores 1967-2015 KALAMAZOO, MI--The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open a new exhibition October 15. Wadada Leo Smith: Ankhrasmation, the Language Scores...
  • October 7: Everyone's a Member Day at the KIA
    Sep 27, 2016 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts welcome the community to enjoy free admission for its second annual "Everyone's a Member Day" on Friday, October 7. Usually just $5, admission will be free to all, 11 am - 8 pm. Four exhibitions plus six...
  • October 1: KIA Opens Scaled Up
    Sep 23, 2016 - More than 50 sculptures, maquettes, paintings and images of large-scale public commissions will provide a glimpse of 50 years of art by the Kalamazoo artist and educator. Always focused on human-scale experiences, Marcia Wood (1933-2000)...
  • KIA Unveils Redesigned Family Gallery
    Aug 26, 2016 - Kalamazoo, MI--The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to announce the opening of the revitalized Upjohn Mason Grandchildren Gallery after a comprehensive redesign. The gallery was unveiled August 25 as part of the KIA's Back to School...
  • KIA and Merze Tate Explorers host Girls Can!
    Aug 16, 2016 - KALAMAZOO, MI--Area girls 8-18 are invited to a open house and night of fun with the Girls Can! Collaborative. Hosted by the Merze Tate Explorers and the KIA, it is part of free Art Hop festivities on September 9 at the Kalamazoo...
  • July 23: KIA Opens Tales of the Conjure Woman
    Jul 15, 2016 - KIA Opens Rene Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman KALAMAZOO, MI--The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts opens a new exhibition July 23: Rene Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman. The artist will visit the KIA for a reception and exhibition preview...
  • KIA Opens Chul Hyun Ahn Exhibition of Light Sculptures
    Jun 24, 2016 - Darkened gallery glows with light, color, and mirrors KALAMAZOO, MI--The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open Reaching into Infinity: Chul Hyun Ahn, on July 2. The exhibition of light sculptures will be displayed in the darkened Joy...
  • June 25: KIA Opens Fred Wessel Portraiture Exhibition
    Jun 14, 2016 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open Eternal Beauty: Egg Tempera Paintings by Fred Wessel on June 25. A technique combining pigment with egg yolk and water, egg tempera painting has been used for centuries, and is associated with...
  • KIA to Open Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II
    Jun 7, 2016 - KIA to open Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II June 18 KALAMAZOO, MI--The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts welcomes a new exhibition June 18: Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II. An abstract painter working in acrylics, Barbara...
  • June Heats up at the KIA
    Jun 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...
  • Young Artists of Kalamazoo County Opens May 14
    Apr 29, 2016 - KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to unveil the work of Kalamazoo County's youngest artists on Saturday, May 14. Admission is free that day, with hours of 11 am - 5 pm. Each year, art teachers in the Kalamazoo...
  • 2016 Cultural Membership Exchange
    Apr 25, 2016 - Southwest Michigan Cultural Membership Exchange For the third year, five area attractions are offering free admission to each other's members in May. The Southwest Michigan Cultural Membership Exchange is a partnership of the Air Zoo,...
  • KIA Awards $4,500 in West Michigan Area Show
    Apr 8, 2016 - Shown: Beth Purdy, Fact: When Tasmanian Devils Are Upset Their Ears Blush Bright Red, collaged paper, charcoal, and oil on canvas The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has announced 14 award winners sharing more than $4,500 in awards -...
  • Awards Announced in High School Area Show
    Mar 24, 2016 - KALAMAZOO, MI -- The 35th annual High School Area Show opened Thursday night at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Awards and scholarships valued at more than $308,000 were given out, including scholarships to the Cleveland Institute of Art;...
  • Spring Art Classes at the KIA
    Mar 23, 2016 - The Kirk Newman Art School is the ONLY school of its kind in the region offering university-quality studios for community art classes. Many students drive from surrounding counties to take classes here -- and others have been coming for...
  • KIA Opens Rhythms of Abstraction: Landscape Duets of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney
    Mar 1, 2016 - KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open a new exhibition on March 16: Rhythms of Abstraction: Landscape Duets of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney. The exhibition features 20 works by the artists -- both solo and...
  • KIA Announces 2016 High School Area Show
    Feb 9, 2016 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' is seeking entries for the annual High School Area Show opening March 25. Art must be hand-delivered between 9 am - 5 pm, March 9-11. The show is open to 18 years or younger, in grades 9-12, from nine...
  • KIA Opens Post-Baccalaureate Residency Applications
    Feb 4, 2016 - KALAMAZOO, MI - Registration is open for the post-baccalaureate residency program at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School, to begin September 6. The nine-month residency is designed for aspiring artists seeking to grow...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Opens 2016 West Michigan Area Show
    Feb 2, 2016 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is now accepting submissions for the 2016 West Michigan Area Show (WMAS), which offers more than $4,500 in prizes, including a $1,000 grand prize. A juried exhibition, the WMAS draws entries from a 14...
  • Black History Month at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Feb 1, 2016 - Performance, film, and lectures on tap for KIA's Black History Month Warm up your February with a range of programs at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts in honor of Black History Month. Unless noted as free, events are included with $5...
  • 65th Annual Arts Fair
    Jan 6, 2016 - KALAMAZOO INSTITUTE OF ARTS ANNOUNCES 65th ANNUAL ARTS FAIR KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will host its 65th annual Arts Fair June 3-4. The two-day juried show features up to 185 fine artists exhibiting in downtown...
  • KIA Opens Jiha Moon
    Dec 1, 2015 - Eastern and Western Cultures Collide in Jiha Moon Exhibition KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open a new exhibition on December 19: Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone's Mad Here. Born in Korea, Jiha Moon is...
  • KIA to Open Suspended! Sculpture from ArtPrize 2015
    Nov 27, 2015 - Work hanging from above will spark wonder KALAMAZOO, MI -- The The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open a new exhibition December 11: Suspended! Sculpture from ArtPrize 2015. Work by Joel S. Allen, Russell Prather, and Irene LaVon...
  • Colour Correction Opens November 27
    Oct 22, 2015 - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts brings the bold color of printmakers from Albers to Warhol: Colour Correction: British and American Screenprints, 1967-75 KALAMAZOO, MI -- An exhibition of screenprints from the era of Vietnam War protests...
  • 42nd Annual Holiday Art Sale
    Oct 15, 2015 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts hosts its 42nd annual Holiday Art Sale December 4-5. A Kalamazoo tradition enjoyed by more than a thousand shoppers each year begins with members' appreciation night Thursday, December 3, 5:30-8:30 pm....
  • KIA and Art League Welcome Renee Stout
    Oct 13, 2015 - Art League and KIA welcome artist Renee Stout November 11 KALAMAZOO, MI The Kalamazoo Art League welcomes artist Renee Stout Wednesday, November 11, for an artist talk at 10 am as part of the Art League's annual lecture series, at the...
  • KIA presents an Evening of Reader's Theater Inspired by Common Ground
    Oct 1, 2015 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts presents an evening of reader's theatre, A Night with the Artists Thursday, October 22 at 6:30 pm. Theatrical readings will tell the personal stories of some of the artists and subjects featured in Common...
  • Artists Who Teach: KIA Opens Biennial Faculty Review
    Sep 11, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI -- An exhibition of work by artists who teach at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open Saturday, September 19 at the KIA. The biennial Kirk Newman Art School Faculty Review will be on view through November 29, 2015. ...
  • KIA presents Curator Jane Connell Thursday, Spetember 10
    Sep 2, 2015 - Muskegon Museum of Art Curator E. Jane Connell to speak at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts welcomes E. Jane Connell, Director of Collections and Exhibitions, Muskegon Museum of Art, for a...
  • KIA Art School Welcomes Residents
    Sep 1, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kirk Newman Art School at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will welcome five artists September 8 for a seven-month post-baccalaureate residency program designed to strengthen their practice, technique, and development....
  • Groundbreaking work by Michigan painter featured at KIA: Manierre Dawson: Engineering Abstraction
    Aug 14, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI--The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open Manierre Dawson: Engineering Abstraction on August 29. The exhibition will present 26 paintings, drawings, and sculptures that explore Dawson's formative years from 1907 to 1915. ...
  • Everyone's a Member August 21
    Aug 7, 2015 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts welcomes all to "Everyone's a Member Day." On Friday, August 21, the public is invited to the museum for free admission, school and shop discounts, and an evening reception with music, refreshments, and an...
  • Celebrating Common Ground Through African American Art
    Jul 29, 2015 - AUGUST 8, 2015 KALAMAZOO, MI--The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open a new exhibition on August 22: Common Ground: African American Art from the Flint Institute of Arts, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and the Muskegon Museum of Art,...
  • Vote by August 5 for Favorite at West Michigan Area Show
    Jul 24, 2015 - Michigan Artists Shine through August 9 at West Michigan Area Show People's Choice Award to be presented at Art Hop August 7 KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will celebrate the popular regional West Michigan Area Show at the...
  • Al LaVergne Speaks on his Gift to Nigeria
    Jul 13, 2015 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts welcomes artist and educator Al LaVergne Thursday, July 16 at 6:30 pm, to discuss his 14-foot steel sculpture, The Gift, created during a year spent in Nigeria. LaVergne traveled to Obafemi Awolowo...
  • KIA Opens Flowers in Chinese Art
    Jun 29, 2015 - New Exhibition: Flowers in Chinese Art KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has opened Flowers in Chinese Art, featuring 35 Chinese paintings and ceramics representing the beauty and symbolism of nature. The exhibition fills the Joy...
  • $3,000 Awarded to Arts Fair Artists
    Jun 6, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to announce the cash prize winners for their 64th Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair. Over $3,000 was awarded to Arts Fair artists on June 5 at 9 pm. The winners were...
  • KIA to open Adaptation: Transforming Books into Art
    Jun 1, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open Adaptation: Transforming Books into Art on June 6, 2015. The exhibition features works by 15 contemporary artists, leaders in the altered book genre who have used hardcover and...
  • Economic Impact of the Arts, by John Bracey, MCACA Director
    May 5, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI -- John Bracey, Executive Director, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA), will give a talk at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Thursday, May 14, at 6:30 pm. He helms the state agency that funds many local...
  • Rediscovering Nina Belle Ward
    May 1, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA) will open Rediscovering Nina Belle Ward Saturday, May 16. The exhibition pays tribute to the artist and teacher who was a local pioneer for art education in the early 20th century. ...
  • Reception May 8 for West Michigan Area Show
    Apr 30, 2015 - Kalamazoo, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open the West Michigan Area Show on May 9, with work by 97 artists on display. Continuing through August 9, the exhibition showcases mediums including fiber, glass, jewelry, sculpture,...
  • Summer Classes and Camps Registration Open at KIA Art School
    Apr 30, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI - Registration is open for Summer art classes at the Kirk Newman Art School. More than 50 art classes for adults are offered, taught by professional artists in drawing, painting, ceramics, photography and digital media,...
  • Prizes Awarded in High School Area Show
    Apr 25, 2015 - PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST KALAMAZOO, MI -- The 34th annual High School Area Show opened Friday night at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Awards and scholarships valued at more than $325,000 were given out, including scholarships to...
  • Arts Fair Offers 60 New Artists
    Apr 24, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI - More than 180 artists have confirmed their participation in the 64th Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair June 5-6. The 2015 lineup of jury-selected artists from across the country includes last year's top prize...
  • KIA to Open 14-county West Michigan Area Show
    Apr 24, 2015 - Kalamazoo, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open the West Michigan Area Show on May 9, with work by 97 artists on display. Continuing through August 9, the exhibition showcases mediums including fiber, glass, jewelry, sculpture,...
  • High School Area Show Reception April 24
    Apr 17, 2015 - The opening reception for the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' 34th annual High School Area Show will be Friday, April 24, 5:30 - 7:30 pm. An awards ceremony is set for 6:30 pm. The evening is free and open to the public. The show will...
  • Kirk Newman Art School Post-Baccalaureate Residency Open
    Apr 6, 2015 - The Kirk Newman Art School at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is now accepting applications for its new post-baccalaureate residency. The seven-month residency is designed for aspiring art students seeking to grow and strengthen their art...
  • Spring Term Registration Underway at the Kirk Newman Art School
    Apr 2, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI - Registration is open for Spring art classes at the Kirk Newman Art School. More than 50 art classes for children, teens, and adults are offered, taught by professional artists. Children's classes begin April 11, and adult...
  • Art League Presents: American Art Expert and Appraiser Debra Force
    Mar 31, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art League will host an evening with esteemed American art specialist and appraiser Debra Force, of Debra Force Fine Art, Inc., New York, on Wednesday, April 8 at 7 pm. Ms. Force is an...
  • Curators' Presentation: Redefining the Multiple
    Mar 18, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts welcomes two esteemed curators for a talk on Thursday, March 26, at 6:30 pm: Sam Yates, director, Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture, University of Tennessee; and Hideki Kimura, professor...
  • $2 million gift announced to KIA's Kirk Newman Art School
    Mar 7, 2015 - KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kirk Newman School of Art at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has announced a $2 million gift to the school from Kalamazoo residents Rosemary and John Brown. The couple, together with Kirk Newman and KIA leadership, made...
  • KIA Opens Chinese Folk Pottery: The Art of the Everyday
    Mar 6, 2015 - On March 14, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open Chinese Folk Pottery: The Art of the Everyday. The exhibition runs through June 21. More than 100 contemporary examples of decorative and utilitarian folk ware are on view,...
  • Spring Break Art Camp - Register Today!
    Mar 5, 2015 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School is now accepting registrations for Spring Break Art Camp! Keep your little ones learning and playing over Spring Break. Full or half days available (send lunch with full day...
  • Kirk Newman Art School Rededication at March 6 Art Hop
    Feb 18, 2015 - Kalamazoo's March 6 Art Hop will include an open house at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts spotlighting the Kirk Newman Art School. Free admission will be in effect 5 - 8 pm, and the evening will include artists' demonstrations, school...
  • KIA Hosts 34th Annual High School Area Show
    Feb 10, 2015 - On April 25, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open its 34th annual High School Area Show, a juried exhibition of artists 18 years or younger, in grades 9 - 12, residing in Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St....
  • KIA Welcomes George N'Namdi for Black History Month on February 12
    Feb 6, 2015 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA) will host George N'Namdi, founder and president of Detroit's N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, for a presentation Thursday, February 12 at 6:30 pm. The lecture is one of four programs during...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Opens 2015 West Michigan Area Show
    Feb 5, 2015 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is now accepting submissions for the 2015 West Michigan Area Show (WMAS), which offers more than $4,500 in prizes, including a $1,000 grand prize. A juried exhibition, the WMAS draws entries from a 14...
  • KIA Opens Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers
    Jan 17, 2015 - KALAMAZOO MI - A new exhibition has opened at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Continuing through April 26, Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers fills two galleries with contemporary art that reframes the conversation about...
  • Visual Arts and Poetry Combine in Second Sight/Insight II
    Jan 6, 2015 - KIA Opens Exhibition January 10: Second Sight/Insight II KALAMAZOO MI - A new exhibition pairing art with poems by area writers opens at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on January 10. Second Sight/Insight II is curated by poet and fiber...
  • KIA Exhibition Opening: Wired and Wrapped: Sculpture by Seungmo Park
    Dec 11, 2014 - A new exhibition will open at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts December 20: Wired and Wrapped: Sculpture by Seungmo Park. It is the second of three contemporary shows the KIA is presenting during the 2014-15 season by artists originating in...
  • KIA Unveils Sculptures for the Visually Impaired
    Dec 1, 2014 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA) unveiled two sculptures by Michigan artists on Monday, December 1. Designed for the experience of blind and visually impaired patrons, the sculptures were funded by the Michigan Braille Transcribing...
  • KIA 41st Annual Holiday Sale
    Nov 25, 2014 - On Friday, December 5, 4 - 8:30 pm, and Saturday, December 6, 9 am - 3 pm, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts celebrates its 41st annual Holiday Art Sale. The expansive lobby, graced by the colorful Chihuly glass sculpture in the foyer, is...
  • KIA Exhibition Opening: How to Return? Contemporary Chinese Photography
    Nov 12, 2014 - A new exhibition will open at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA) Saturday, November 15. Entitled How to Return? Contemporary Chinese Photography, it is the first of three contemporary shows the KIA is presenting during the 2014-15...
  • Kalamazoo Art League Presents Karen Carter, PhD, of Kendall College
    Nov 8, 2014 - The Kalamazoo Art League, welcomes Karen Carter, PhD, Associate Professor of Art History, Kendall College of Art and Design on Wednesday, November 12 at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts for a 10 am lecture. Dr. Carter will examine Michigan...
  • Meet the New KIA Director Belinda Tate at Art Hop November 7
    Nov 3, 2014 - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Executive Director Belinda Tate will be on hand to meet members and guests on Friday, November 7, from 5 to 8 pm as part of November's Art Hop. Guests can enjoy free admission to current exhibitions,...
  • ArtPrize Exhibitions Director Kevin Buist Speaks at KIA
    Oct 29, 2014 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will welcome Kevin Buist, Director of Exhibitions for ArtPrize, to speak at 6 pm on Thursday, November 6. He will share his thoughts on the recently completed sixth year of ArtPrize, and what he thinks the...
  • WMU Modern Painter's Society Presents ARTbreak at KIA November 4
    Oct 28, 2014 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts welcomes The Modern Painter's Society from Western Michigan University at its weekly ARTbreak, Tuesday, November 4 at noon at the KIA auditorium. The group of art students from WMU's Frostic School of Art...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Library Launches Children's Program in Art Appreciation
    Sep 4, 2014 - For Immediate Release - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has added to its children's programming with "Become An Art Detective!," a monthly art appreciation club at the KIA Library. Designed for children 4-8 and their parent or grandparent,...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Announces the West Michigan Area Show People's Choice Award Winner
    Aug 12, 2014 - For Immediate Release - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to announce that artist Jessica Bohus is the winner of the 2014 People's Choice Award for the West Michigan Area Show exhibition. Bohus's sculpture, entitled Running on Air...
  • KIA Names Next Executive Director: Belinda Ann Tate Brings Rich Experience, Strong Leadership to Local Arts Community
    Jul 11, 2014 - For Immediate Release - KALAMAZOO, Michigan - After 15 years as director of the renowned Diggs Gallery, one of the nation's top African American art galleries, Belinda Ann Tate is coming to Kalamazoo as the new executive director of the...
  • Over $3,000 in Cash Prizes Awarded to Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair Artists
    Jun 6, 2014 - For Immediate Release - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to announce the cash prize winners for their 63rd Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair. Over $3,000 of cash prizes were awarded to Arts Fair artists on June 6 at 8 p.m...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts exhibits Louis Comfort Tiffany jewelry, glass, mosaics and more!
    May 26, 2014 - For Immediate Release - On May 31, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open an exhibition of iconic artist Louis Comfort Tiffany. In the exhibition, visitors will delight in seeing the range of Tiffany's design work: his sumptuous Art...
  • Cultural Exchange Program Offers Free Admission To Members of Five SouthWest Michigan Organizations
    Apr 24, 2014 - For Immediate Release - A new collaboration, called Southwest Michigan Cultural Exchange, will allow free admission for members of participating local institutions during the month of May. Guests can simply present their valid membership...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Spotlights Environmental Issues in New Exhibition
    Feb 13, 2014 - For Immediate Release - On February 21, from 6 - 8 p.m., the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open a new exhibition called Environmental Impact, with a lecture by the exhibition's curator and producer David Wagner. The exhibition was...
  • KIA Partners with the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival to bring Steinway & Sons Exhibition
    Feb 11, 2014 - For Immediate Release - On February 1, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open the Inside Steinway exhibition, in partnership with the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. Featuring 23 large scale photographs, the exhibition...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Opens Registration for Spring and Summer Classes
    Feb 7, 2014 - For Immediate Release - KIA Registration for the Kirk Newman Art School's Spring and Summer 2014 Classes are now open! Classes are offered in photography, digital media, design, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, painting and drawing,...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Library Launches New Children's Programming
    Feb 6, 2014 - For Immediate Release - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Library is launching new daytime programs geared to children ages 4 - 8 years old. Starting in November, on the second and fourth Saturday of the month, there will be...
  • Printer Norman Stewart to Speak about the KIA's New Exhibition
    Feb 5, 2014 - For Immediate Release - On January 23, from 6 - 8 p.m., the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will host a lecture by Norman Stewart, the printer of the Impressions: Selections from Stewart & Stewart exhibition. The exhibition is organized by...
  • 50 Years of Children's Book Illustration Featured in the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' "Fantastic Rumpus" Exhibition
    Dec 9, 2013 - For Immediate Release - 50 Years of Children's Book Illustration Featured in the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' "Fantastic Rumpus" Exhibition On December 14, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will open its Fantastic Rumpus exhibition,...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Features Faculty Artwork in Exhibition and Sale
    Oct 3, 2013 - For Immediate Release - On display through December 8, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is featuring local arts professionals in the Kirk Newman Art School Faculty Review. This biennial exhibition showcases artwork from over 40 KIA...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Celebrates Its 40th Annual Holiday Art Sale
    Oct 2, 2013 - For Immediate Release - 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...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Showcases New Art in its Collection
    Sep 18, 2013 - For Immediate Release - On September 14, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will unveil some of the recent additions to its art collection in the Copley to Kentridge: What's New in the Collection? exhibition. On display from September 14...
  • The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Presents Trunk Show By Local Jeweler
    Sep 17, 2013 - For Immediate Release - On October 18 & 19, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., the KIA will feature Meg Tang's latest collection of jewelry and give the opportunity to shop early for the holidays! Meg Tang handcrafts her jewelry using precious...
  • The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Hosts Halloween Event and Spooky Exhibition
    Sep 8, 2013 - For Immediate Release - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to offer Halloween Fun on October 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hosting a variety of scary activities for the whole family, the event will have creepy stories in the KIA...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Launches New Online Resource for Art Collection
    Aug 27, 2013 - For Immediate Release - Today, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts launched a brand new eMuseum, giving online visitors access to its collection of more than 4,200 works of art! Computer users worldwide can now search the database under...
  • Japanese Bamboo Artist to Present a Demonstration and Lecture at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Aug 26, 2013 - For Immediate Release - This Wednesday, August 28, at 7 p.m. Japanese bamboo artist Shohaku Yufu will present a demonstration and lecture at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, in conjunction with the Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Highlights the Paintings of Michigan Native Catherine Hinkle
    Aug 19, 2013 - For Immediate Release - Through September 15, The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is highlighting the artwork of Michigan native Catherine Hinkle, an artist ahead of her time. The exhibition A Precious Artistic Moment: Paintings by Catherine...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Announces the West Michigan Area Show People's Choice Award Winner
    Aug 13, 2013 - For Immediate Release - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to announce that Kalamazoo artist Rob Chamberlin is the winner of the 2013 People's Choice Award for the West Michigan Area Show exhibition. Chamberlin's artwork,...
  • Gallery at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Named After Ethel Denton Groos
    Aug 8, 2013 - For Immediate Release - August 8, 2013, Kalamazoo, MI - On August 7 at 6 p.m., the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts named one of its galleries for arts patron, Ethel Denton Groos. The gallery's naming was unveiled at a special private...
  • Local Artists Selected to Sell Their Artwork in the KIA Gallery Shop
    Jul 15, 2013 - For Immediate Release - Local Artists Selected to Sell Their Artwork in the KIA Gallery Shop July 15, 2013, Kalamazoo, MI - Starting on July 16, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Gallery Shop will sell new artwork by seven local...
  • Japanese Culture Day This Saturday!
    Jul 9, 2013 - For Immediate Release - Japanese Culture Day This Saturday! On July 13, from 1-4 p.m., the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will host a free afternoon of activities exploring Japanese art, clothing and food with staff and volunteers from...
  • James A. Bridenstine, Executive Director of the KIA, has Announced his Retirement After 23 Years
    Jun 26, 2013 - For Immediate Release - James A. Bridenstine, Executive Director of the KIA, has Announced his Retirement After 23 Years June 26, 2013, Kalamazoo, MI - After more than two decades at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, James A....
  • Members' Opening and Lecture this Friday!
    Jun 25, 2013 - For Immediate Release - Members' Opening and Lecture this Friday! June 28, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Complimentary Coffee and Sweets 7 p.m. Introduction to A Precious Artistic Moment: Paintings by Catherine Hinkle by Vicki Wright, KIA...
  • Over $4,000 in Cash Prizes Awarded to Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair Artists
    Jun 7, 2013 - Embargoed until June 7, 8:30 p.m. - Over $4,000 in Cash Prizes Awarded to Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair Artists June 7, 2013, Kalamazoo, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to announce the cash prize winners for the 62nd...
  • Over $4,000 in Cash Prizes Awarded to Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair Artists
    Jun 7, 2013 - Embargoed until June 7, 8:30 p.m. - Over $4,000 in Cash Prizes Awarded to Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair Artists June 7, 2013, Kalamazoo, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to announce the cash prize winners for the 62nd...
  • The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair is This Weekend!
    Jun 4, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair is This Weekend! On Friday, June 7, 1 - 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will host their 62nd annual Fair! Some 50,000 visitors will...
  • The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair is This Weekend!
    Jun 4, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair is This Weekend! On Friday, June 7, 1 - 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will host their 62nd annual Fair! Some 50,000 visitors will...
  • KIA Garage Sale this Week!
    May 28, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On May 31, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and June 1, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., the KIA will host their one-of-a-kind Garage Sale! Painting and sculpture give way to treasures and collectibles when the KIA Garage Sale fills the institute...
  • KIA Garage Sale this Week!
    May 28, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On May 31, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and June 1, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., the KIA will host their one-of-a-kind Garage Sale! Painting and sculpture give way to treasures and collectibles when the KIA Garage Sale fills the institute...
  • Free Gallery Admission for Art Museum Day
    May 16, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On May 18, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will have free gallery admission in celebration of International Art Museum Day. We will also be offering a free public tour of our galleries at noon. Every year, since...
  • Free Gallery Admission for Art Museum Day
    May 16, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On May 18, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will have free gallery admission in celebration of International Art Museum Day. We will also be offering a free public tour of our galleries at noon. Every year, since...
  • Container Gardening Workshop and Summer Classes
    May 15, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Sunday, May 19, from 1 - 3 p.m. the KIA will be offering a unique gardening workshop for students of all ages. Mike Ouding, of River Street Flowerland, will be the instructor and he has over 25 years in the...
  • Container Gardening Workshop and Summer Classes
    May 15, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Sunday, May 19, from 1 - 3 p.m. the KIA will be offering a unique gardening workshop for students of all ages. Mike Ouding, of River Street Flowerland, will be the instructor and he has over 25 years in the...
  • Two Exciting Events in One Night at the KIA
    Apr 24, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Join us for another great Art & All That Jazz event with music by Susan Harrison and tours of the current exhibitions in the KIA galleries. From 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., we will feature a cash bar, with beer and wine from...
  • Two Exciting Events in One Night at the KIA
    Apr 24, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Join us for another great Art & All That Jazz event with music by Susan Harrison and tours of the current exhibitions in the KIA galleries. From 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., we will feature a cash bar, with beer and wine from...
  • Over 2,000 Pieces of Kids' Art on Display at the KIA
    Apr 18, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This Saturday and Sunday, the KIA will have free admission thanks to the generous support of Bronson Children's Hospital. From 12-4 p.m., we will offer fun for the whole family with local music, an opportunity to...
  • Over 2,000 Pieces of Kids' Art on Display at the KIA
    Apr 18, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This Saturday and Sunday, the KIA will have free admission thanks to the generous support of Bronson Children's Hospital. From 12-4 p.m., we will offer fun for the whole family with local music, an opportunity to...
  • GLAM SLAM Feature: i heart ipanema
    Mar 14, 2013 - GLAM SLAM Feature: i heart ipanema i heart ipanema is owned and operated by a husband and wife duo. Ben and Nicole Angelo are passionate about fashion and records and sell both. Nicole has an eye for putting the shop together with a...
  • GLAM SLAM Feature: i heart ipanema
    Mar 14, 2013 - GLAM SLAM Feature: i heart ipanema i heart ipanema is owned and operated by a husband and wife duo. Ben and Nicole Angelo are passionate about fashion and records and sell both. Nicole has an eye for putting the shop together with a...
  • Call for Artists: 2013 West Michigan Area Show
    Mar 8, 2013 - West Michigan Area Show June 8 - August 31, 2013 West Michigan is home to a talented community of visual artists, and some of their finest recent work will be on display at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts in its annual West Michigan Area...
  • Call for Artists: 2013 West Michigan Area Show
    Mar 8, 2013 - West Michigan Area Show June 8 - August 31, 2013 West Michigan is home to a talented community of visual artists, and some of their finest recent work will be on display at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts in its annual West Michigan Area...
  • GLAM SLAM Feature: Tromblay
    Mar 5, 2013 - GLAM SLAM Feature: Tromblay Fun and fashionable, Tromblay has been delivering head-to-toe style to Kalamazoo for over two decades. Makeovers are their forte, and they strive to provide consistent, expert services to suit their...
  • GLAM SLAM Feature: Tromblay
    Mar 5, 2013 - GLAM SLAM Feature: Tromblay Fun and fashionable, Tromblay has been delivering head-to-toe style to Kalamazoo for over two decades. Makeovers are their forte, and they strive to provide consistent, expert services to suit their...
  • KIA Member eNewsletter - March 2013
    Mar 1, 2013 - KIA Members!Are you tired of winter yet? I am! It is time to get out and discover what is happening! The KIA has great programming, exhibitions and classes in March that you should experience. March Madness! Who is the MVP of the...
  • KIA Member eNewsletter - March 2013
    Mar 1, 2013 - KIA Members!Are you tired of winter yet? I am! It is time to get out and discover what is happening! The KIA has great programming, exhibitions and classes in March that you should experience. March Madness! Who is the MVP of the...
  • GLAM SLAM Feature: Lana's Couture
    Feb 19, 2013 - GLAM SLAM Feature: Lana's Couture Lana's Couture has been open for business in Kalamazoo since 2004. Specializing in designer denim, they also carry a wide variety of clothing for the fashion conscious business woman who wants...
  • GLAM SLAM Feature: Lana's Couture
    Feb 19, 2013 - GLAM SLAM Feature: Lana's Couture Lana's Couture has been open for business in Kalamazoo since 2004. Specializing in designer denim, they also carry a wide variety of clothing for the fashion conscious business woman who wants...
  • KIA Gallery Shop Volunteer Opportunity
    Feb 15, 2013 - GALLERY SHOP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Are you a fan of our Gallery Shop? And do you also have a flexible schedule, with time to volunteer? If so, you may welcome the news that the shop is seeking a replacement for a retiring sales...
  • KIA Gallery Shop Volunteer Opportunity
    Feb 15, 2013 - GALLERY SHOP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Are you a fan of our Gallery Shop? And do you also have a flexible schedule, with time to volunteer? If so, you may welcome the news that the shop is seeking a replacement for a retiring sales...
  • Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection
    Feb 14, 2013 - Elizabeth Catlett, Sojourner Truth (from Black Woman Series), 1947, linocut The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts celebrates African American artists with a new exhibition, Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee...
  • Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection
    Feb 14, 2013 - Elizabeth Catlett, Sojourner Truth (from Black Woman Series), 1947, linocut The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts celebrates African American artists with a new exhibition, Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee...
  • Glam Slam: 6th Annual Fashion Show at the KIA
    Jan 31, 2013 - Tickets are now on sale for Glam Slam Sponsored by: Thomas Turner Jewelry and The 6th Annual Fashion Show at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Date: Thursday, March 21, 2012 Doors Open: 6 pm Fashion Show: 7 pm See and be seen at...
  • Glam Slam: 6th Annual Fashion Show at the KIA
    Jan 31, 2013 - Tickets are now on sale for Glam Slam Sponsored by: Thomas Turner Jewelry and The 6th Annual Fashion Show at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Date: Thursday, March 21, 2012 Doors Open: 6 pm Fashion Show: 7 pm See and be seen at...
  • February 2013 KIA Events
    Jan 28, 2013 - Kalamazoo, MI - Tuesday, January 28, 2013. Join us for these exciting winter programs and events at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! EXHIBITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH Feb 17: Treasures from Kalamazoo Collections April 7: Stoked: Five...
  • February 2013 KIA Events
    Jan 28, 2013 - Kalamazoo, MI - Tuesday, January 28, 2013. Join us for these exciting winter programs and events at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! EXHIBITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH Feb 17: Treasures from Kalamazoo Collections April 7: Stoked: Five...
  • Sight and Feeling: Photographs by Ansel Adams
    Jan 14, 2013 - Ansel Adams, Clearing Storm, Mt. Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Mazanar, California, 1944, gelatin silver print. Collection of Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; gift of Kalamazoo Photographers' Guild, 1960/1.126 2013 The Ansel Adams...
  • Sight and Feeling: Photographs by Ansel Adams
    Jan 14, 2013 - Ansel Adams, Clearing Storm, Mt. Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Mazanar, California, 1944, gelatin silver print. Collection of Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; gift of Kalamazoo Photographers' Guild, 1960/1.126 2013 The Ansel Adams...
  • Stoked: Five Artists of Fire and Clay
    Jan 3, 2013 - Anne Meyer, Woman in Shell, 2009; University of Minnesota at Morris, anagama kiln; stoneware with Marshall clay slip-based glaze A nationally touring exhibition organized by Saint John's University, Stoked: Five Artists of Fire and Clay...
  • Stoked: Five Artists of Fire and Clay
    Jan 3, 2013 - Anne Meyer, Woman in Shell, 2009; University of Minnesota at Morris, anagama kiln; stoneware with Marshall clay slip-based glaze A nationally touring exhibition organized by Saint John's University, Stoked: Five Artists of Fire and Clay...
  • January 2013 Events
    Dec 26, 2012 - Kalamazoo, MI - Wednesday, December 26, 2012. Happy New Year! Mark your calendars for the following upcoming events at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! NEW EXHIBITIONS Stoked: Five Artists of Fire and Clay - January 19 - April 7, 2013:...
  • January 2013 Events
    Dec 26, 2012 - Kalamazoo, MI - Wednesday, December 26, 2012. Happy New Year! Mark your calendars for the following upcoming events at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! NEW EXHIBITIONS Stoked: Five Artists of Fire and Clay - January 19 - April 7, 2013:...
  • Don't Forget To Register for Winter Art Classes!
    Dec 20, 2012 - There is still time to register for winter art classes for adults and children! Classes start in January. Don't miss out on some of these exciting new offerings! Art on the iPad (831) with Kevin Wixson Thursday, 6:30-9 p.m. 12 weeks,...
  • Don't Forget To Register for Winter Art Classes!
    Dec 20, 2012 - There is still time to register for winter art classes for adults and children! Classes start in January. Don't miss out on some of these exciting new offerings! Art on the iPad (831) with Kevin Wixson Thursday, 6:30-9 p.m. 12 weeks,...
  • KIA To Begin Charging Admission in January
    Dec 10, 2012 - Beginning January 2, 2012 The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will charge a gallery admission fee for the general public. KIA Members will still receive free admission. Gallery admission fees to the KIA will be: Adults $5 Middle/High...
  • KIA To Begin Charging Admission in January
    Dec 10, 2012 - Beginning January 2, 2012 The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will charge a gallery admission fee for the general public. KIA Members will still receive free admission. Gallery admission fees to the KIA will be: Adults $5 Middle/High...
  • The Arts of China and Japan: Selections from the Collection
    Dec 6, 2012 - Kawase Hasui, Morning on Daikon Gashi, Tokyo, ca. 1920, color woodblock print | Gift of Alice and Eric Jensen, 2011.61 Kalamazoo, MI - Thursday, December 6, 2012. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to unveil its collection of...
  • The Arts of China and Japan: Selections from the Collection
    Dec 6, 2012 - Kawase Hasui, Morning on Daikon Gashi, Tokyo, ca. 1920, color woodblock print | Gift of Alice and Eric Jensen, 2011.61 Kalamazoo, MI - Thursday, December 6, 2012. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to unveil its collection of...
  • December Programs
    Dec 3, 2012 - With such balmy weather, its hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner! If you are looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of shopping and festivity preparations, then visit the KIA for some of these great...
  • December Programs
    Dec 3, 2012 - With such balmy weather, its hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner! If you are looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of shopping and festivity preparations, then visit the KIA for some of these great...
  • Furniture Design as Art: Eames Furniture History
    Nov 28, 2012 - Carla Atwood Hartman Carla Atwood Hartman, the granddaughter of Charles and Ray Eames, will discuss the history of the famous Eames furniture design at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at 10 am on Wednesday, December 12. A tour of Good...
  • Furniture Design as Art: Eames Furniture History
    Nov 28, 2012 - Carla Atwood Hartman Carla Atwood Hartman, the granddaughter of Charles and Ray Eames, will discuss the history of the famous Eames furniture design at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at 10 am on Wednesday, December 12. A tour of Good...
  • Shop The KIA Holiday Art Sale for Unique Gifts While Supporting Local Artists
    Nov 15, 2012 - It's time to deck your halls, be jolly and fa, la, la your way over to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts for the annual Holiday Art Sale! If you are tired of shopping the same, mass-produced gift items and are looking for something truly...
  • Shop The KIA Holiday Art Sale for Unique Gifts While Supporting Local Artists
    Nov 15, 2012 - It's time to deck your halls, be jolly and fa, la, la your way over to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts for the annual Holiday Art Sale! If you are tired of shopping the same, mass-produced gift items and are looking for something truly...
  • See Treasures from Kalamazoo Collections
    Nov 9, 2012 - Shiro Kasamatsu, In the Woods, 1955, woodblock print. Collection of J. Michael Keenan. Kalamazoo has a proud history of being a community invested in the arts. Among its cultural riches are the works of art to be found in local private...
  • See Treasures from Kalamazoo Collections
    Nov 9, 2012 - Shiro Kasamatsu, In the Woods, 1955, woodblock print. Collection of J. Michael Keenan. Kalamazoo has a proud history of being a community invested in the arts. Among its cultural riches are the works of art to be found in local private...
  • Art & All That Jazz Wraps up 2012 Season
    Nov 6, 2012 - The Hook Band Kalamazoo, MI - Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Friday, November 16 at 5:30 pm for the final Art & All That Jazz of the 2012 season! Back by popular demand is musical guest The Hook...
  • Art & All That Jazz Wraps up 2012 Season
    Nov 6, 2012 - The Hook Band Kalamazoo, MI - Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Friday, November 16 at 5:30 pm for the final Art & All That Jazz of the 2012 season! Back by popular demand is musical guest The Hook...
  • Create Your Own Holiday Wreath!
    Nov 5, 2012 - It's almost time to deck the halls with holiday swag! Come to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30 pm and make your own beautiful boxwood wreath! Boxwood is a gorgeous broad-leaved evergreen that is used in...
  • Create Your Own Holiday Wreath!
    Nov 5, 2012 - It's almost time to deck the halls with holiday swag! Come to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30 pm and make your own beautiful boxwood wreath! Boxwood is a gorgeous broad-leaved evergreen that is used in...
  • Buying Antiquities Can Be a Tricky Business
    Nov 2, 2012 - November 14, 10 am at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Jenifer Neils, Ph.D. Buying antiquities can be a tricky business, and more than a few museums have fallen victim to nefarious dealers selling stolen or counterfeit works. Even if an...
  • Buying Antiquities Can Be a Tricky Business
    Nov 2, 2012 - November 14, 10 am at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Jenifer Neils, Ph.D. Buying antiquities can be a tricky business, and more than a few museums have fallen victim to nefarious dealers selling stolen or counterfeit works. Even if an...
  • KIA Features Family Fun with Pastels and an Exciting New Art Series!
    Nov 1, 2012 - Sunday Funday - November 11, 2-4 pm Bring your family to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Sunday, November 11, 2-4 pm for a fun and interactive Sunday Funday! Local artist Melody Allen, who is a featured artist in the Great Lakes...
  • KIA Features Family Fun with Pastels and an Exciting New Art Series!
    Nov 1, 2012 - Sunday Funday - November 11, 2-4 pm Bring your family to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Sunday, November 11, 2-4 pm for a fun and interactive Sunday Funday! Local artist Melody Allen, who is a featured artist in the Great Lakes...
  • Make Holiday Memories with your Children!
    Oct 24, 2012 - November 4 & 18 For many families, decorating the tree during the holidays is a fun time to reminisce about the origins of each ornament. Many of these ornaments are passed down from generation to generation and the stories behind them...
  • Make Holiday Memories with your Children!
    Oct 24, 2012 - November 4 & 18 For many families, decorating the tree during the holidays is a fun time to reminisce about the origins of each ornament. Many of these ornaments are passed down from generation to generation and the stories behind them...
  • KIA Hosts Trip to Toledo to See Manet: Portraying Life
    Oct 18, 2012 - Deadline to reserve: November 5 Edouard Manet, Le Repos (Repose), ca. 1870-71. Oil on canvas. Bequest of Mrs. Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbuilt Gerry. On loan from the Rhode Island School of Design for the Toledo Museum of Art exhibition,...
  • KIA Hosts Trip to Toledo to See Manet: Portraying Life
    Oct 18, 2012 - Deadline to reserve: November 5 Edouard Manet, Le Repos (Repose), ca. 1870-71. Oil on canvas. Bequest of Mrs. Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbuilt Gerry. On loan from the Rhode Island School of Design for the Toledo Museum of Art exhibition,...
  • You're Invited to the 2012 Art & Adventures Auction
    Oct 12, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art & Adventure Auction is typically by invitation only. This year, the auction is open to the public. Join us for an evening of fine dining, cocktails and an opportunity to bid on art, jewelry, antiques...
  • You're Invited to the 2012 Art & Adventures Auction
    Oct 12, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art & Adventure Auction is typically by invitation only. This year, the auction is open to the public. Join us for an evening of fine dining, cocktails and an opportunity to bid on art, jewelry, antiques...
  • Make your Own Locket Workshop
    Oct 11, 2012 - The holidays are just around the corner, and it's likely you are already thinking about unique gifts for that special someone. Why not make something one of a kind? Join Visiting Artist Wannaree Tanner at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts...
  • Make your Own Locket Workshop
    Oct 11, 2012 - The holidays are just around the corner, and it's likely you are already thinking about unique gifts for that special someone. Why not make something one of a kind? Join Visiting Artist Wannaree Tanner at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts...
  • A Friday of Fashion, Fun and Great Music!
    Oct 10, 2012 - Friday, October 19, noon - 7:30 pm Come to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Gallery Shop on Friday, October 19 at noon and browse a selection of gorgeous bags from baggallini! A perfect blend of thoughtful function and style,...
  • A Friday of Fashion, Fun and Great Music!
    Oct 10, 2012 - Friday, October 19, noon - 7:30 pm Come to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Gallery Shop on Friday, October 19 at noon and browse a selection of gorgeous bags from baggallini! A perfect blend of thoughtful function and style,...
  • Calling All Art Lovers!
    Oct 4, 2012 - October 4, 2012. Do you love art? If so, you won't want to miss these upcoming programs at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! October 10, 10 am: Art League Lecture: Glass by Richard Jolley and Tommie Rush: Meet glass artists Richard...
  • Calling All Art Lovers!
    Oct 4, 2012 - October 4, 2012. Do you love art? If so, you won't want to miss these upcoming programs at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! October 10, 10 am: Art League Lecture: Glass by Richard Jolley and Tommie Rush: Meet glass artists Richard...
  • ArtSmart | October 2012
    Oct 1, 2012 - Register for October 11th High School Portfolio Day Registration Deadine: Oct. 4 Juniors and seniors meet with college and art school representatives from around the region. Contact Michelle or call 269-349-7775 ext. 3162 to register...
  • ArtSmart | October 2012
    Oct 1, 2012 - Register for October 11th High School Portfolio Day Registration Deadine: Oct. 4 Juniors and seniors meet with college and art school representatives from around the region. Contact Michelle or call 269-349-7775 ext. 3162 to register...
  • The Hot Glass Roadshow Returns to Kalamazoo!
    Sep 24, 2012 - It's been seven years since The Hot Glass Roadshow of the Corning Museum of Glass has been to Kalamazoo. When the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts exhibited Chihuly in Kalamazoo, the Hot Glass Roadshow was one of the most popular add-on...
  • The Hot Glass Roadshow Returns to Kalamazoo!
    Sep 24, 2012 - It's been seven years since The Hot Glass Roadshow of the Corning Museum of Glass has been to Kalamazoo. When the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts exhibited Chihuly in Kalamazoo, the Hot Glass Roadshow was one of the most popular add-on...
  • Join us for Breakfast at the KIA!
    Sep 18, 2012 - Dr. Don Bacigalupi, Executive Director of Crystal Bridges Museum of Art located in Bentonville, Arkansas Have a side of art with your breakfast, join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Thursday, September 27 at 8 a.m. Guest...
  • Join us for Breakfast at the KIA!
    Sep 18, 2012 - Dr. Don Bacigalupi, Executive Director of Crystal Bridges Museum of Art located in Bentonville, Arkansas Have a side of art with your breakfast, join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Thursday, September 27 at 8 a.m. Guest...
  • A Legacy for Kalamazoo: Works Acquired through the Elisabeth Claire Lahti Fund (1998-2012)
    Sep 13, 2012 - Jim Dine, The Henry Street Robes, 2006. Collection of the KIA, Elisabeth Claire Lahti Fund Purchase. 2006.3 Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has been able to grow its collection despite the economic...
  • A Legacy for Kalamazoo: Works Acquired through the Elisabeth Claire Lahti Fund (1998-2012)
    Sep 13, 2012 - Jim Dine, The Henry Street Robes, 2006. Collection of the KIA, Elisabeth Claire Lahti Fund Purchase. 2006.3 Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has been able to grow its collection despite the economic...
  • Meet the 2012 Billboard Art Artists!
    Sep 10, 2012 - 2012 Billboard Art Winner: Fran Dwight Kalamazoo, MI - Monday, September 10, 2012. You know fall has arrived when Art & All That Jazz is back in season at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! Join us on Friday, September 21 at 5:30 pm and...
  • Meet the 2012 Billboard Art Artists!
    Sep 10, 2012 - 2012 Billboard Art Winner: Fran Dwight Kalamazoo, MI - Monday, September 10, 2012. You know fall has arrived when Art & All That Jazz is back in season at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! Join us on Friday, September 21 at 5:30 pm and...
  • Vote for the KIA!
    Sep 5, 2012 - Vote September 6-19! Greetings KIA Friend! You know how important the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is to our community, and we need you to help us continue to inspire Kalamazoo! The KIA was nominated for a Chase Community Giving...
  • Vote for the KIA!
    Sep 5, 2012 - Vote September 6-19! Greetings KIA Friend! You know how important the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is to our community, and we need you to help us continue to inspire Kalamazoo! The KIA was nominated for a Chase Community Giving...
  • Join us for a Special ARTBreak!
    Aug 29, 2012 - Chinese, Guan Di, the God of Wealth, and His Attendants, late 19th-early 20th century, color woodblock print | Collection of Dr. Paul and Esther Wang Join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Tuesday, September 4 at noon for an...
  • Join us for a Special ARTBreak!
    Aug 29, 2012 - Chinese, Guan Di, the God of Wealth, and His Attendants, late 19th-early 20th century, color woodblock print | Collection of Dr. Paul and Esther Wang Join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Tuesday, September 4 at noon for an...
  • Dog Days of Summer
    Aug 7, 2012 - Can we go to the KIA please? Kalamazoo, MI - Tuesday, August 7, 2012. The dog days of summer are here, and the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has a great idea to beat the heat. Bring your dog to the KIA for a day of dog-gone fun and pooch...
  • Dog Days of Summer
    Aug 7, 2012 - Can we go to the KIA please? Kalamazoo, MI - Tuesday, August 7, 2012. The dog days of summer are here, and the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has a great idea to beat the heat. Bring your dog to the KIA for a day of dog-gone fun and pooch...
  • Expressions: International Glass Invitational
    Jul 26, 2012 - Latchezar Boyadjiev, Dream, 2008, cast glass. Courtesy of Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is proud to present Expressions: International Glass Invitational to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the...
  • Expressions: International Glass Invitational
    Jul 26, 2012 - Latchezar Boyadjiev, Dream, 2008, cast glass. Courtesy of Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is proud to present Expressions: International Glass Invitational to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the...
  • World-Renowned Photographic Printer Visits the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Jul 2, 2012 - Teresa Engle-Moreno World-renowned, master photographic printer, Teresa Engle-Moreno will visit the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School the weekend of July 13 to lead a workshop on darkroom printing. Details Master...
  • World-Renowned Photographic Printer Visits the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Jul 2, 2012 - Teresa Engle-Moreno World-renowned, master photographic printer, Teresa Engle-Moreno will visit the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School the weekend of July 13 to lead a workshop on darkroom printing. Details Master...
  • Winners of the 2012 High School Area Show
    Jun 18, 2012 - Alexis Fletcher, Box of Chocolates, clay. Grade 11, Union City High School (Branch Co.) The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts received a record number of entries for this year's High School Area Show. 435 artworks by 266 teen artists...
  • Winners of the 2012 High School Area Show
    Jun 18, 2012 - Alexis Fletcher, Box of Chocolates, clay. Grade 11, Union City High School (Branch Co.) The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts received a record number of entries for this year's High School Area Show. 435 artworks by 266 teen artists...
  • Artist Cindy House Leading Workshop
    Jun 13, 2012 - Kalamazoo, MI - Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Artist Cindy House will visit the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School to lead a workshop titled Painting the Landscape in Pastels, Friday - Sunday, June 22-24. Details: Visiting...
  • Artist Cindy House Leading Workshop
    Jun 13, 2012 - Kalamazoo, MI - Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Artist Cindy House will visit the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School to lead a workshop titled Painting the Landscape in Pastels, Friday - Sunday, June 22-24. Details: Visiting...
  • Free Father's Day Fun!
    Jun 11, 2012 - Join us this Sunday for FREE Father's Day Fun at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! Date: June 17 Time: 2-4:30 pm It's Sunday Funday! Families are invited for a fun, interactive day with live birds courtesy of The Binder Park Zoomobile,...
  • Free Father's Day Fun!
    Jun 11, 2012 - Join us this Sunday for FREE Father's Day Fun at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! Date: June 17 Time: 2-4:30 pm It's Sunday Funday! Families are invited for a fun, interactive day with live birds courtesy of The Binder Park Zoomobile,...
  • Summer Art Camps
    Jun 6, 2012 - "I'm bored!" if you are already hearing this from your child, The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School has the answer! Summer Art Camps! Art Camps at the Kirk Newman Art School, are not boring arts & crafts. Your child...
  • Summer Art Camps
    Jun 6, 2012 - "I'm bored!" if you are already hearing this from your child, The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School has the answer! Summer Art Camps! Art Camps at the Kirk Newman Art School, are not boring arts & crafts. Your child...
  • 2012 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair Presented by Chase Bank
    Jun 1, 2012 - The 2012 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair Presented by Chase Bank kicked off on Friday, June 1 at three with fun programs and events for everyone. At the center of attention of course, were the 190 artists who displayed their very best...
  • 2012 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair Presented by Chase Bank
    Jun 1, 2012 - The 2012 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair Presented by Chase Bank kicked off on Friday, June 1 at three with fun programs and events for everyone. At the center of attention of course, were the 190 artists who displayed their very best...
  • 2012 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair
    May 22, 2012 - Kalamazoo, MI - Tuesday, May 22, 2012. It's almost here, the official start of summer in Kalamazoo! Join us at the 61st Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair, presented by Chase Bank in Bronson Park, on June 1-2! The Kalamazoo...
  • 2012 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair
    May 22, 2012 - Kalamazoo, MI - Tuesday, May 22, 2012. It's almost here, the official start of summer in Kalamazoo! Join us at the 61st Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair, presented by Chase Bank in Bronson Park, on June 1-2! The Kalamazoo...
  • Join us for a Toast to Comics!
    May 21, 2012 - Dave Coverly Join us on Thursday, May 31 at 5:30 p.m. and raise your glass to Michigan native and nationally-syndicated comic strip cartoonist, Dave Coverly! Event Details Date: Thursday, May 31 Time: 5:30-7 pm Admission: Free Cash bar ...
  • Join us for a Toast to Comics!
    May 21, 2012 - Dave Coverly Join us on Thursday, May 31 at 5:30 p.m. and raise your glass to Michigan native and nationally-syndicated comic strip cartoonist, Dave Coverly! Event Details Date: Thursday, May 31 Time: 5:30-7 pm Admission: Free Cash bar ...
  • The Best Indoor Bird Watching in Kalamazoo
    May 15, 2012 - Zev Labinger, Swiftscape, 2009, watercolor on Arches paper The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will become the premier spot for indoor bird watching on May 26, when the exhibition, Birds in Art 2011 opens. The feather forecast is always...
  • The Best Indoor Bird Watching in Kalamazoo
    May 15, 2012 - Zev Labinger, Swiftscape, 2009, watercolor on Arches paper The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will become the premier spot for indoor bird watching on May 26, when the exhibition, Birds in Art 2011 opens. The feather forecast is always...
  • The Ultimate Garage Sale
    May 14, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting its Biennial Garage Sale! Our galleries and auditorium will be packed to the brim with everything you can imagine for sale. It's the ultimate Garage Sale! Hours Thursday, May 17: KIA Members...
  • The Ultimate Garage Sale
    May 14, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting its Biennial Garage Sale! Our galleries and auditorium will be packed to the brim with everything you can imagine for sale. It's the ultimate Garage Sale! Hours Thursday, May 17: KIA Members...
  • Register for Summer Art Classes and Camps!
    May 2, 2012 - Registration is open for summer art classes and camps at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School. There are many options for summer classes and camps for parents to choose from, so why the Kirk Newman Art School? "I...
  • Register for Summer Art Classes and Camps!
    May 2, 2012 - Registration is open for summer art classes and camps at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School. There are many options for summer classes and camps for parents to choose from, so why the Kirk Newman Art School? "I...
  • Get Up Close to Birds at the KIA
    Apr 27, 2012 - John Costin, Anhinga, 1998, hand-colored etching from the Large Florida Birds portfolio | Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Gift of Brent Garback and Linda Tremblay Join us this May for another exciting Up Close with the...
  • Get Up Close to Birds at the KIA
    Apr 27, 2012 - John Costin, Anhinga, 1998, hand-colored etching from the Large Florida Birds portfolio | Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Gift of Brent Garback and Linda Tremblay Join us this May for another exciting Up Close with the...
  • First Friday in May is All About Fun at the KIA!
    Apr 23, 2012 - Join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Friday, May 4 for the following Spring events! Orna Lalo Jewelry Trunk Show Friday, May 4: 10 am - 7:30 pm Come for a special viewing of the new spring and summer line of jewelry from...
  • First Friday in May is All About Fun at the KIA!
    Apr 23, 2012 - Join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Friday, May 4 for the following Spring events! Orna Lalo Jewelry Trunk Show Friday, May 4: 10 am - 7:30 pm Come for a special viewing of the new spring and summer line of jewelry from...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Announces 2012 Billboard Art Contest Winners!
    Apr 18, 2012 - Scott Aldrich, 2011 Winner More than 8,500 votes poured in to narrow 20 finalists down to 10 winners. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to congratulate the following artists on winning the 2012 Billboard Art Contest! Alec...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Announces 2012 Billboard Art Contest Winners!
    Apr 18, 2012 - Scott Aldrich, 2011 Winner More than 8,500 votes poured in to narrow 20 finalists down to 10 winners. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to congratulate the following artists on winning the 2012 Billboard Art Contest! Alec...
  • Spring Cleaning? Donate your unwanted items to the KIA!
    Apr 17, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is actively accepting donations for our May 18-19th Garage Sale! We are accepting the following items: Household Items Gently used children's/adult clothing (no shoe's please) Toys Collectibles ...
  • Spring Cleaning? Donate your unwanted items to the KIA!
    Apr 17, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is actively accepting donations for our May 18-19th Garage Sale! We are accepting the following items: Household Items Gently used children's/adult clothing (no shoe's please) Toys Collectibles ...
  • Kalamazoo Art League Hosts Trip To Chicago
    Apr 16, 2012 - The Driehaus Museum library The Kalamazoo Art League is hosting a depARTure trip to Chicago, IL to visit three historical museums in the heart of Chicago on Friday, May 11. Reservation deadline is May 4. Join the Kalamazoo Art League...
  • Kalamazoo Art League Hosts Trip To Chicago
    Apr 16, 2012 - The Driehaus Museum library The Kalamazoo Art League is hosting a depARTure trip to Chicago, IL to visit three historical museums in the heart of Chicago on Friday, May 11. Reservation deadline is May 4. Join the Kalamazoo Art League...
  • A Conversation between Monet and Sochi: Video Art by Lee-nam Lee
    Apr 10, 2012 - Lee-nam Lee, A Conversation between Monet and Sochi, ca. 2009, video art, running time: 11min., 30 sec. April 14 - August 18 Drawing upon art historical images from Asia and the West, Korean artist Lee-nam Lee employs digital...
  • A Conversation between Monet and Sochi: Video Art by Lee-nam Lee
    Apr 10, 2012 - Lee-nam Lee, A Conversation between Monet and Sochi, ca. 2009, video art, running time: 11min., 30 sec. April 14 - August 18 Drawing upon art historical images from Asia and the West, Korean artist Lee-nam Lee employs digital...
  • Register for Spring Classes!
    Apr 9, 2012 - It's time to spring into action and start pruning your creative garden by registering for art classes at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School! With more than 300 classes available year-round, the Kirk Newman Art...
  • Register for Spring Classes!
    Apr 9, 2012 - It's time to spring into action and start pruning your creative garden by registering for art classes at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School! With more than 300 classes available year-round, the Kirk Newman Art...
  • Two Great Events at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Apr 3, 2012 - Friday, April 13 Jewelry Showcase: noon-7:30 p.m. Art & All That Jazz: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Friday, April 13 for two great events. First, accessorize your spring/summer wardrobe with beautiful...
  • Two Great Events at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Apr 3, 2012 - Friday, April 13 Jewelry Showcase: noon-7:30 p.m. Art & All That Jazz: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on Friday, April 13 for two great events. First, accessorize your spring/summer wardrobe with beautiful...
  • The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 2012 Billboard Art Contest
    Apr 2, 2012 - Public voting is open April 3-17 2011 Winner, Scott Aldrich More than 70 artists from across Michigan applied to compete in the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 2012 Billboard Art Contest. A jury panel selected 20 finalists to compete for...
  • The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 2012 Billboard Art Contest
    Apr 2, 2012 - Public voting is open April 3-17 2011 Winner, Scott Aldrich More than 70 artists from across Michigan applied to compete in the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 2012 Billboard Art Contest. A jury panel selected 20 finalists to compete for...
  • Spring Art Lectures at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Mar 29, 2012 - Join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts for the following exciting spring art lectures! Wednesday, April 11, 10 a.m.: The Kalamazoo Art League is proud to present a lecture on Anishinaabe Art of the Great Lakes. Guest speaker David...
  • Spring Art Lectures at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Mar 29, 2012 - Join us at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts for the following exciting spring art lectures! Wednesday, April 11, 10 a.m.: The Kalamazoo Art League is proud to present a lecture on Anishinaabe Art of the Great Lakes. Guest speaker David...
  • New Exhibition: Birds of a Feather - John Costin and John James Audubon
    Mar 21, 2012 - John Costin, Anhinga, 1998, hand-colored etching from the Large Florida Birds portfolio | Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Gift of Brent Garback and Linda Tremblay The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has gone to the birds with...
  • New Exhibition: Birds of a Feather - John Costin and John James Audubon
    Mar 21, 2012 - John Costin, Anhinga, 1998, hand-colored etching from the Large Florida Birds portfolio | Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Gift of Brent Garback and Linda Tremblay The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has gone to the birds with...
  • Spring Art Camp at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Mar 16, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School is still accepting registration for the Spring Art Camp, April 2-6. The Spring Art Camp is designed for grades 1-6. Half-day and full-day options are available. No other art camp...
  • Spring Art Camp at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Mar 16, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School is still accepting registration for the Spring Art Camp, April 2-6. The Spring Art Camp is designed for grades 1-6. Half-day and full-day options are available. No other art camp...
  • Extended Deadline to Enter: March 23!
    Mar 13, 2012 - You have seen them all over town - big, beautiful billboards featuring paintings, jewelry, glass, photography and more. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and Adams Outdoor Advertising are very excited about the the 2012 Billboard Art...
  • Extended Deadline to Enter: March 23!
    Mar 13, 2012 - You have seen them all over town - big, beautiful billboards featuring paintings, jewelry, glass, photography and more. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and Adams Outdoor Advertising are very excited about the the 2012 Billboard Art...
  • Reminder: Free Lecture on Object of Devotion at the KIA
    Mar 12, 2012 - Panel of the Harrowing of Hell, late 15th century, alabaster. Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting a free lecture on late medieval English alabaster with Jessica Brantley of Yale...
  • Reminder: Free Lecture on Object of Devotion at the KIA
    Mar 12, 2012 - Panel of the Harrowing of Hell, late 15th century, alabaster. Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting a free lecture on late medieval English alabaster with Jessica Brantley of Yale...
  • 2012 West Michigan Area Show
    Mar 7, 2012 - Carol Dugan, Beyond Words, photography West Michigan is home to a talented community of visual artists, and some of their finest recent work will be on display at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts in its annual West Michigan Area Show....
  • 2012 West Michigan Area Show
    Mar 7, 2012 - Carol Dugan, Beyond Words, photography West Michigan is home to a talented community of visual artists, and some of their finest recent work will be on display at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts in its annual West Michigan Area Show....
  • Kalamazoo Art League Lecture with Ceramicist Rick Berman
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  • Kalamazoo Art League Lecture with Ceramicist Rick Berman
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  • Are You an Artist? Find Out by Getting Hands-On!
    Mar 6, 2012 - Have you admired the work of artists and thought, "I wish I could do that?" Have you been wanting to take an art class, but were afraid to make a financial investment as you weren't sure what media was the right fit for you? Now is your...
  • Are You an Artist? Find Out by Getting Hands-On!
    Mar 6, 2012 - Have you admired the work of artists and thought, "I wish I could do that?" Have you been wanting to take an art class, but were afraid to make a financial investment as you weren't sure what media was the right fit for you? Now is your...
  • Art... and all that Jazz
    Mar 5, 2012 - With the winter being so mild, its hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. Things are already beginning to heat up at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Check out these great events coming up this week! Zion Lion Art & All...
  • Art... and all that Jazz
    Mar 5, 2012 - With the winter being so mild, its hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. Things are already beginning to heat up at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Check out these great events coming up this week! Zion Lion Art & All...
  • March Events
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  • March Events
    Mar 2, 2012 - With the winter being so mild, its hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. Things are already beginning to heat up at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Join us this March for the following events! A FUN NIGHT OUT Art &...
  • KIA Biennial Garage Sale - Requesting Donations!
    Feb 23, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is requesting donations for the 2012 Biennial KIA Garage Sale, which will take place May 17-19. Starting March 19, the KIA will be collecting donated items for the sale. Please bring all donations to the...
  • KIA Biennial Garage Sale - Requesting Donations!
    Feb 23, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is requesting donations for the 2012 Biennial KIA Garage Sale, which will take place May 17-19. Starting March 19, the KIA will be collecting donated items for the sale. Please bring all donations to the...
  • Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture From the Victoria and Albert Museum
    Feb 22, 2012 - Panel of the Fifth Sign of the Last Judgment, late 15th century, alabaster. Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Kalamazoo, Michigan - Wednesday, February 22, 2012. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is excited to bring an...
  • Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture From the Victoria and Albert Museum
    Feb 22, 2012 - Panel of the Fifth Sign of the Last Judgment, late 15th century, alabaster. Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Kalamazoo, Michigan - Wednesday, February 22, 2012. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is excited to bring an...
  • Still time to register for Winter Art Workshops!
    Feb 7, 2012 - There is still time to register for winter art workshops at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! Check out these great workshops today and find your creative muse! Remember, KIA Members receive a discount. Not a member? Become one today! ...
  • Still time to register for Winter Art Workshops!
    Feb 7, 2012 - There is still time to register for winter art workshops at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! Check out these great workshops today and find your creative muse! Remember, KIA Members receive a discount. Not a member? Become one today! ...
  • Extending Humanity: Essential Themes in African-American Art
    Jan 30, 2012 - Jacob Lawrence, Legend of John Brown #11: John Brown took to guerrilla warfare., 1978 from the Legend of John Brown Portfolio, screenprint on woven paper. Gift of an anonymous donor, 2008.15.11 Did you know that the Kalamazoo Institute...
  • Extending Humanity: Essential Themes in African-American Art
    Jan 30, 2012 - Jacob Lawrence, Legend of John Brown #11: John Brown took to guerrilla warfare., 1978 from the Legend of John Brown Portfolio, screenprint on woven paper. Gift of an anonymous donor, 2008.15.11 Did you know that the Kalamazoo Institute...
  • The Kalamazoo Art League Presents a Lecture on Richard Driehaus Musuem
    Jan 25, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Art League is hosting a lecture on one of the most beautiful and iconic buildings in Chicago, the Richard Driehaus Museum. Join Lise Dub -Scherr, Director, The Richard Driehaus Museum as she discusses one of Chicago's...
  • The Kalamazoo Art League Presents a Lecture on Richard Driehaus Musuem
    Jan 25, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Art League is hosting a lecture on one of the most beautiful and iconic buildings in Chicago, the Richard Driehaus Museum. Join Lise Dub -Scherr, Director, The Richard Driehaus Museum as she discusses one of Chicago's...
  • Young Artists of Kalamazoo County
    Jan 20, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to unveil the work of Kalamazoo County's youngest artists. Annually, art teachers in the Kalamazoo County schools (private, public, parochial, and charter schools) submit a selection of works...
  • Young Artists of Kalamazoo County
    Jan 20, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to unveil the work of Kalamazoo County's youngest artists. Annually, art teachers in the Kalamazoo County schools (private, public, parochial, and charter schools) submit a selection of works...
  • KIA Offers New Art Class Geared Towards Preschoolers
    Jan 12, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School is offering a new class geared towards preschoolers. Inspired by various pieces of art in the KIA Collection, students will be able to create their own art work utilizing clay,...
  • KIA Offers New Art Class Geared Towards Preschoolers
    Jan 12, 2012 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School is offering a new class geared towards preschoolers. Inspired by various pieces of art in the KIA Collection, students will be able to create their own art work utilizing clay,...
  • Give a Child the Gift of Creativity This Holiday Season
    Dec 13, 2011 - Kalamazoo, Michigan - Tuesday, December 13, 2011. Are you still holiday shopping? Can't seem to find the perfect gift for a special child in your life? Instead of a video game or a toy that will be quickly forgotten, why not give an...
  • Give a Child the Gift of Creativity This Holiday Season
    Dec 13, 2011 - Kalamazoo, Michigan - Tuesday, December 13, 2011. Are you still holiday shopping? Can't seem to find the perfect gift for a special child in your life? Instead of a video game or a toy that will be quickly forgotten, why not give an...
  • Holiday Events at The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts!
    Dec 5, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is offering some fun, holiday-themed events and workshops this month! Be sure not to miss them! December 8, 2:30-4:30 pm or 6:30-8:30 pm - Holiday Wreath Workshop: Create a beautiful round wreath with a...
  • Holiday Events at The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts!
    Dec 5, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is offering some fun, holiday-themed events and workshops this month! Be sure not to miss them! December 8, 2:30-4:30 pm or 6:30-8:30 pm - Holiday Wreath Workshop: Create a beautiful round wreath with a...
  • Hefner Collection of East Asian Art
    Dec 2, 2011 - Opening soon! Japanese (Edo Period, 19th century), Mingei Horse-eye Plate, Seto Ware (stoneware) | Hefner Family Collection With his wife Leona, the late Harry Hefner (1911-2006), who was a prominent artist and professor of art at...
  • Hefner Collection of East Asian Art
    Dec 2, 2011 - Opening soon! Japanese (Edo Period, 19th century), Mingei Horse-eye Plate, Seto Ware (stoneware) | Hefner Family Collection With his wife Leona, the late Harry Hefner (1911-2006), who was a prominent artist and professor of art at...
  • The Strange Life of Objects: The Art of Annette Lemieux
    Dec 2, 2011 - Stimulate the senses with this exciting exhibition! Annette Lemieux, Potential Snowman, 2001, hydrocal with pigment | Private Collection, New York Annette Lemieux first garnered attention on the newly global art scene of the 1980s....
  • The Strange Life of Objects: The Art of Annette Lemieux
    Dec 2, 2011 - Stimulate the senses with this exciting exhibition! Annette Lemieux, Potential Snowman, 2001, hydrocal with pigment | Private Collection, New York Annette Lemieux first garnered attention on the newly global art scene of the 1980s....
  • Christopher Light at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Nov 28, 2011 - Infrared Photography by Christopher Light Exhibition Preview: December 1: 6-8 pm and December 2: 5-7:30 pm Christopher Light, View from the Art Institute Bridge, Chicago, IL, 2010, infrared digital photograph Well-known local artist...
  • Christopher Light at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Nov 28, 2011 - Infrared Photography by Christopher Light Exhibition Preview: December 1: 6-8 pm and December 2: 5-7:30 pm Christopher Light, View from the Art Institute Bridge, Chicago, IL, 2010, infrared digital photograph Well-known local artist...
  • Last Chance to Reserve your spot! KIA Day at the DIA
    Nov 28, 2011 - Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Dutch; Head of Christ, 1648/1650, oil on oak panel. Detroit Institute of Arts. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is planning a bus trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts to view Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus...
  • Last Chance to Reserve your spot! KIA Day at the DIA
    Nov 28, 2011 - Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Dutch; Head of Christ, 1648/1650, oil on oak panel. Detroit Institute of Arts. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is planning a bus trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts to view Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus...
  • KIA Holiday Art Sale: December 1-3
    Nov 18, 2011 - Are you tired of shopping the same boring department stores and never finding something unique to get that special someone on your wish list? Then come to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Holiday Art Sale! This year it will be open for...
  • KIA Holiday Art Sale: December 1-3
    Nov 18, 2011 - Are you tired of shopping the same boring department stores and never finding something unique to get that special someone on your wish list? Then come to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Holiday Art Sale! This year it will be open for...
  • Art & All That Jazz at the KIA
    Nov 4, 2011 - Musical guest: Embarr Cold? Come to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts where Art & All That Jazz will be kicking up the heat on November 18 with special musical guest, Embarr! This Celtic acoustic band will get your hands clapping and your...
  • Art & All That Jazz at the KIA
    Nov 4, 2011 - Musical guest: Embarr Cold? Come to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts where Art & All That Jazz will be kicking up the heat on November 18 with special musical guest, Embarr! This Celtic acoustic band will get your hands clapping and your...
  • Kirk Newman Art School Faculty Review
    Nov 2, 2011 - Mary Whalen, Backyard Sticks, 2011, wet plate collodion The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School is pleased to open its biennial Faculty Review on Saturday, November 19. Few may remember that the Kalamazoo Institute of...
  • Kirk Newman Art School Faculty Review
    Nov 2, 2011 - Mary Whalen, Backyard Sticks, 2011, wet plate collodion The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School is pleased to open its biennial Faculty Review on Saturday, November 19. Few may remember that the Kalamazoo Institute of...
  • Join Art League for These Exciting Art Adventures
    Oct 27, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Art League is pleased to invite art aficionados to the following fall events: Lecture: Wednesday, November 9, 10 a.m. - World-renowned designer Robert Israel speaks about his work designing for opera and theater, from the...
  • Join Art League for These Exciting Art Adventures
    Oct 27, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Art League is pleased to invite art aficionados to the following fall events: Lecture: Wednesday, November 9, 10 a.m. - World-renowned designer Robert Israel speaks about his work designing for opera and theater, from the...
  • But is it Art? Stephen Hansen (and his Cast of Bad Actors)
    Oct 24, 2011 - with Greg Waskowsky, Associate Curator of Collections Kalamazoo is proud of our artist community, and the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is excited to feature a lecture about a successful local sculptor, Stephen Hansen! Stephen Hansen's...
  • But is it Art? Stephen Hansen (and his Cast of Bad Actors)
    Oct 24, 2011 - with Greg Waskowsky, Associate Curator of Collections Kalamazoo is proud of our artist community, and the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is excited to feature a lecture about a successful local sculptor, Stephen Hansen! Stephen Hansen's...
  • Don't Miss These Festive Fall & Winter Workshops!
    Oct 17, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School is offering a festive sampling of fun workshops this fall and winter. These events would make great team building activities for any business or a fun outing for family and friends....
  • Don't Miss These Festive Fall & Winter Workshops!
    Oct 17, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School is offering a festive sampling of fun workshops this fall and winter. These events would make great team building activities for any business or a fun outing for family and friends....
  • KIA Launches Touch Art Tours for Visually Impaired
    Oct 11, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has launched an art tour program for the visually impaired. Wearing gloves, visitors are able to touch carefully selected sculptures in the KIA permanent and study collections. Docents assist guests and...
  • KIA Launches Touch Art Tours for Visually Impaired
    Oct 11, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has launched an art tour program for the visually impaired. Wearing gloves, visitors are able to touch carefully selected sculptures in the KIA permanent and study collections. Docents assist guests and...
  • Anne Marie Chagnon Trunk Show
    Oct 10, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Gallery Shop is hosting a jewelry trunk show featuring the unique designs of Anne Marie Chagnon on Friday, October 21, noon - 7:30 p.m. Magnetic pewter, somber wood, exotic horn, limpid glass....
  • Anne Marie Chagnon Trunk Show
    Oct 10, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Gallery Shop is hosting a jewelry trunk show featuring the unique designs of Anne Marie Chagnon on Friday, October 21, noon - 7:30 p.m. Magnetic pewter, somber wood, exotic horn, limpid glass....
  • Upcoming Program Features James Whistler
    Oct 7, 2011 - Mortimer Memps, Portrait of Whistler, 1880's, drypoint and etching. Don't miss this exciting and educational program at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! October 13, 20 & 27: Up Close: Barbs, Beauty, and the Bite of the Print - James...
  • Upcoming Program Features James Whistler
    Oct 7, 2011 - Mortimer Memps, Portrait of Whistler, 1880's, drypoint and etching. Don't miss this exciting and educational program at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! October 13, 20 & 27: Up Close: Barbs, Beauty, and the Bite of the Print - James...
  • October 2011 Events
    Oct 1, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! October 2011 Events Exhibitions Turning Point: Japanese Studio Ceramics in the Mid-20th Century: September 10 - December 4 Second Skin: Peeling Back the Layers - Entang Wiharso: September 10 - November 6 Off...
  • October 2011 Events
    Oct 1, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! October 2011 Events Exhibitions Turning Point: Japanese Studio Ceramics in the Mid-20th Century: September 10 - December 4 Second Skin: Peeling Back the Layers - Entang Wiharso: September 10 - November 6 Off...
  • Billboard Art Artist Gallery Show
    Sep 30, 2011 - You have seen their billboards all over town, and now you can meet the artists on Friday, October 21st during Art & All That Jazz at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! In early 2011, ten local artists were chosen by the public to have...
  • Billboard Art Artist Gallery Show
    Sep 30, 2011 - You have seen their billboards all over town, and now you can meet the artists on Friday, October 21st during Art & All That Jazz at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! In early 2011, ten local artists were chosen by the public to have...
  • Learn the Simple Art of Elegant Holiday Decorating
    Sep 26, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting a workshop on how to decorate elegantly, yet simply for the holidays! Impress your guests without stress with these great tips from expert designer, Dan Kilgore and chef Deborah Hudgins. Date:...
  • Learn the Simple Art of Elegant Holiday Decorating
    Sep 26, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting a workshop on how to decorate elegantly, yet simply for the holidays! Impress your guests without stress with these great tips from expert designer, Dan Kilgore and chef Deborah Hudgins. Date:...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Hosts Art Against Hunger
    Sep 19, 2011 - Special Attraction: An interactive canned goods art display by local artist, Steve Curl! The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting a food drive called Art Against Hunger to benefit Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes. Donations of non...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Hosts Art Against Hunger
    Sep 19, 2011 - Special Attraction: An interactive canned goods art display by local artist, Steve Curl! The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting a food drive called Art Against Hunger to benefit Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes. Donations of non...
  • Sunday Funday at the KIA
    Sep 14, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is offering free family fun this Sunday, with Sunday Funday! It is 3D Day at the KIA! Don't miss free fun for families and kids of all ages. Come down and check out cool sculptures and ceramics on...
  • Sunday Funday at the KIA
    Sep 14, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is offering free family fun this Sunday, with Sunday Funday! It is 3D Day at the KIA! Don't miss free fun for families and kids of all ages. Come down and check out cool sculptures and ceramics on...
  • Etchings by James MacNeil Whistler and his Contemporaries on View at the KIA
    Sep 9, 2011 - James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Rotherhithe, 1860, etching and drypoint | Permanent Collection Fund Purchase, 2005.21 An exhibition of approximately thirty prints, titled Shimmerings of Light, Mysteries of Shadow: The Etching Revival of...
  • Etchings by James MacNeil Whistler and his Contemporaries on View at the KIA
    Sep 9, 2011 - James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Rotherhithe, 1860, etching and drypoint | Permanent Collection Fund Purchase, 2005.21 An exhibition of approximately thirty prints, titled Shimmerings of Light, Mysteries of Shadow: The Etching Revival of...
  • Art & All That Jazz at the KIA
    Sep 2, 2011 - BMF Band One of Kalamazoo's favorite Friday night events is back! Art & All That Jazz kicks off its fall season on September 16, 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. This month's musical guest is The Bryan Michael...
  • Art & All That Jazz at the KIA
    Sep 2, 2011 - BMF Band One of Kalamazoo's favorite Friday night events is back! Art & All That Jazz kicks off its fall season on September 16, 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. This month's musical guest is The Bryan Michael...
  • Off the Wall: Art in Three Dimensions
    Sep 2, 2011 - Stephen Hansen, Bird Watcher, 1977, papier mache and feathers | Gift of Jane Gilmore Maloney-Vojnovich, 1995/6.35 The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to present an exhibition that is truly "off the wall." Opening on Saturday,...
  • Off the Wall: Art in Three Dimensions
    Sep 2, 2011 - Stephen Hansen, Bird Watcher, 1977, papier mache and feathers | Gift of Jane Gilmore Maloney-Vojnovich, 1995/6.35 The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to present an exhibition that is truly "off the wall." Opening on Saturday,...
  • Off the Wall: Art in Three Dimensions
    Sep 2, 2011 - Stephen Hansen, Bird Watcher, 1977, papier mache and feathers | Gift of Jane Gilmore Maloney-Vojnovich, 1995/6.35 The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to present an exhibition that is truly "off the wall." Opening on Saturday,...
  • Off the Wall: Art in Three Dimensions
    Sep 2, 2011 - Stephen Hansen, Bird Watcher, 1977, papier mache and feathers | Gift of Jane Gilmore Maloney-Vojnovich, 1995/6.35 The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to present an exhibition that is truly "off the wall." Opening on Saturday,...
  • New KIA Program - Up Close: Exploring the Collection
    Sep 1, 2011 - Series begins in September Franz Kline, Red Crayon, 1959, oil and crayon on canvas. Director's Fund Purchase, 1968/9.93 The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Museum Education Department is launching a new educational series called Up...
  • New KIA Program - Up Close: Exploring the Collection
    Sep 1, 2011 - Series begins in September Franz Kline, Red Crayon, 1959, oil and crayon on canvas. Director's Fund Purchase, 1968/9.93 The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Museum Education Department is launching a new educational series called Up...
  • There is Still Time to Register for Fall Classes!
    Sep 1, 2011 - There is still time to register for Fall art classes. Adult classes begin September 8 at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School. The Kirk Newman Art School is offering several new classes this year. Find your inner...
  • There is Still Time to Register for Fall Classes!
    Sep 1, 2011 - There is still time to register for Fall art classes. Adult classes begin September 8 at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School. The Kirk Newman Art School is offering several new classes this year. Find your inner...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - September 2011 Events
    Aug 31, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! September 2011 Events Exhibitions Portrait and Presence: April 16 - September 17 Yousuf Karsh: Regarding Heroes: July 9 - September 3 Turning Point: Japanese Studio Ceramics in the Mid-20th Century:...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - September 2011 Events
    Aug 31, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! September 2011 Events Exhibitions Portrait and Presence: April 16 - September 17 Yousuf Karsh: Regarding Heroes: July 9 - September 3 Turning Point: Japanese Studio Ceramics in the Mid-20th Century:...
  • Asian Art Exhibitions Kick off Fall at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Aug 26, 2011 - It has been a year since the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts opened a new permanent gallery, The Joy Light Gallery of Asian Art (located on the lower level). Since then, the KIA has brought a variety of Asian art exhibitions to Kalamazoo. ...
  • Asian Art Exhibitions Kick off Fall at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Aug 26, 2011 - It has been a year since the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts opened a new permanent gallery, The Joy Light Gallery of Asian Art (located on the lower level). Since then, the KIA has brought a variety of Asian art exhibitions to Kalamazoo. ...
  • August 2011 Events
    Jul 29, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! August 2011 Events Exhibitions Portrait and Presence: April 16 - September 17 The Chinese Scholar's Brush: May 7 - August 27 Drawn to the Figure: Sigmund Abeles: July 2 - August 27 Yousuf Karsh: Regarding...
  • August 2011 Events
    Jul 29, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! August 2011 Events Exhibitions Portrait and Presence: April 16 - September 17 The Chinese Scholar's Brush: May 7 - August 27 Drawn to the Figure: Sigmund Abeles: July 2 - August 27 Yousuf Karsh: Regarding...
  • 5th Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Benefit Appraisal Day
    Jul 25, 2011 - Kalamazoo - Michigan. Monday, July 25, 2011. One of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts most popular events is back! The 5th Annual KIA Benefit Appraisal Day is Saturday, September 24, 10 am - 4 pm. Funds raised at this event enable the...
  • 5th Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Benefit Appraisal Day
    Jul 25, 2011 - Kalamazoo - Michigan. Monday, July 25, 2011. One of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts most popular events is back! The 5th Annual KIA Benefit Appraisal Day is Saturday, September 24, 10 am - 4 pm. Funds raised at this event enable the...
  • Always Something New To View in Kalamazoo
    Jul 19, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is well known for bringing a consistent variety of exhibitions to Kalamazoo. But did you know that its Permanent Collection is also constantly evolving? Many visitors to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts...
  • Always Something New To View in Kalamazoo
    Jul 19, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is well known for bringing a consistent variety of exhibitions to Kalamazoo. But did you know that its Permanent Collection is also constantly evolving? Many visitors to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - July 2011 Events
    Jul 1, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! Here's a look at July! Exhibitions Portrait and Presence: April 16 - September 17 The Chinese Scholar's Brush: May 7 - August 27 Drawn to the Figure: Sigmund Abeles: July 2 - August 27 Yousuf Karsh:...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - July 2011 Events
    Jul 1, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! Here's a look at July! Exhibitions Portrait and Presence: April 16 - September 17 The Chinese Scholar's Brush: May 7 - August 27 Drawn to the Figure: Sigmund Abeles: July 2 - August 27 Yousuf Karsh:...
  • Yousuf Karsh: Regarding Heroes
    Jun 28, 2011 - Yousuf Karsh, Audrey Hepburn, 1956, gelatin silver print. Estate of Yousuf Karsh. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to bring you one of the most iconic portraitists in the history of photography, Yousuf Karsh! Yousuf Karsh:...
  • Yousuf Karsh: Regarding Heroes
    Jun 28, 2011 - Yousuf Karsh, Audrey Hepburn, 1956, gelatin silver print. Estate of Yousuf Karsh. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to bring you one of the most iconic portraitists in the history of photography, Yousuf Karsh! Yousuf Karsh:...
  • Drawn to the Figure: Sigmund Abeles
    Jun 27, 2011 - Sigmund Abeles, Asleep in Italy, 1977, lithograph. Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Christopher A. Graf. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will kick off July with a wonderful exhibition featuring the...
  • Drawn to the Figure: Sigmund Abeles
    Jun 27, 2011 - Sigmund Abeles, Asleep in Italy, 1977, lithograph. Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Christopher A. Graf. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will kick off July with a wonderful exhibition featuring the...
  • Summer Art Camps - Register Today
    Jun 23, 2011 - Summer is officially here! Has your little tyke already uttered the dreaded, "I'm bored?" If so, then its time to register for Art Camp! The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Art School is currently offering summer art camps, and its not too...
  • Summer Art Camps - Register Today
    Jun 23, 2011 - Summer is officially here! Has your little tyke already uttered the dreaded, "I'm bored?" If so, then its time to register for Art Camp! The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Art School is currently offering summer art camps, and its not too...
  • 2011 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art Fair WINNERS!
    Jun 4, 2011 - The 2011 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art Fair kicked off on Friday, June 3 at noon with fun programs and events for everyone. At the center of attention of course, were the 200 artists who displayed their very best in ceramics, wood,...
  • 2011 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art Fair WINNERS!
    Jun 4, 2011 - The 2011 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art Fair kicked off on Friday, June 3 at noon with fun programs and events for everyone. At the center of attention of course, were the 200 artists who displayed their very best in ceramics, wood,...
  • Billboard Art Contest Winners: Billboards Are Up!
    May 20, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Billboard Art contest was a huge success! The winning artists' billboards are now up and beautifying morning commutes! Below is where you may find your favorite artist's billboard! (please note these...
  • Billboard Art Contest Winners: Billboards Are Up!
    May 20, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Billboard Art contest was a huge success! The winning artists' billboards are now up and beautifying morning commutes! Below is where you may find your favorite artist's billboard! (please note these...
  • 2011 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art Fair
    May 17, 2011 - 2011 T-Shirt Design Contest Winner, Peter Kushner Kalamazoo, Michigan - Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Show your community pride and support the arts in Kalamazoo by attending the 2011 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art Fair in Bronson Park on...
  • 2011 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art Fair
    May 17, 2011 - 2011 T-Shirt Design Contest Winner, Peter Kushner Kalamazoo, Michigan - Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Show your community pride and support the arts in Kalamazoo by attending the 2011 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art Fair in Bronson Park on...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Hosts Trip to Saugatuck/Douglas
    May 13, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting an artistic getaway to Saugatuck/Douglas on Friday, June 17, 1-10 pm. Acclaimed as "the Art Coast of Michigan," this beachfront stretch is home to more than 25 galleries, Ox-Bow (The Art...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Hosts Trip to Saugatuck/Douglas
    May 13, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting an artistic getaway to Saugatuck/Douglas on Friday, June 17, 1-10 pm. Acclaimed as "the Art Coast of Michigan," this beachfront stretch is home to more than 25 galleries, Ox-Bow (The Art...
  • 2011 High School Area Show
    May 11, 2011 - Jake Vogds, Opal Consciousness, oil painting. 2010 winning entry. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is excited about the upcoming 2011 High School Area Show! This annual, juried exhibition features the work of high school artists 18...
  • 2011 High School Area Show
    May 11, 2011 - Jake Vogds, Opal Consciousness, oil painting. 2010 winning entry. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is excited about the upcoming 2011 High School Area Show! This annual, juried exhibition features the work of high school artists 18...
  • KIA Announces Winners
    May 9, 2011 - Grand Prize: Gail Potocki, Bee, charcoal on paper in handmade frame As part of its opening ceremonies, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts announced award-winners for the 2011 West Michigan Area Show on Friday, May 6. This annual, juried...
  • KIA Announces Winners
    May 9, 2011 - Grand Prize: Gail Potocki, Bee, charcoal on paper in handmade frame As part of its opening ceremonies, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts announced award-winners for the 2011 West Michigan Area Show on Friday, May 6. This annual, juried...
  • Sunday Funday at the KIA - Alexander Calder
    May 6, 2011 - Join us for Sunday Funday on Sunday, May 15, 2 - 5 pm. Get to know Alexander Calder, the first artist to make art that moves! View video footage of Calder's amazing wire circus, enjoy readings of Tanya Lee Stone's book, Sandy's Circus...
  • Sunday Funday at the KIA - Alexander Calder
    May 6, 2011 - Join us for Sunday Funday on Sunday, May 15, 2 - 5 pm. Get to know Alexander Calder, the first artist to make art that moves! View video footage of Calder's amazing wire circus, enjoy readings of Tanya Lee Stone's book, Sandy's Circus...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - May 2011 Events
    May 2, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! May we see some Spring weather? Look what's blooming at the KIA! Exhibitions Portrait and Presence: April 16 - August 20 Young Artists of Kalamazoo County: April 30 - May 15, 2011 2011 West Michigan Area...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - May 2011 Events
    May 2, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! May we see some Spring weather? Look what's blooming at the KIA! Exhibitions Portrait and Presence: April 16 - August 20 Young Artists of Kalamazoo County: April 30 - May 15, 2011 2011 West Michigan Area...
  • Upcoming Events at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Apr 29, 2011 - Spring into action and plan to attend these upcoming events at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! Kalamazoo Art League Grand Finale! - May 11, 7 p.m. Free! Robin Salmon The Kalamazoo Art League wraps up its 2010-2011 Art League lecture...
  • Upcoming Events at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Apr 29, 2011 - Spring into action and plan to attend these upcoming events at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts! Kalamazoo Art League Grand Finale! - May 11, 7 p.m. Free! Robin Salmon The Kalamazoo Art League wraps up its 2010-2011 Art League lecture...
  • Opening soon - 2011 West Michigan Area Show
    Apr 28, 2011 - Image: 2010 West Michigan Area Show West Michigan is home to a talented community of visual artists, and some of their finest recent work will be on display at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts in its annual West Michigan Area Show. The...
  • Opening soon - 2011 West Michigan Area Show
    Apr 28, 2011 - Image: 2010 West Michigan Area Show West Michigan is home to a talented community of visual artists, and some of their finest recent work will be on display at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts in its annual West Michigan Area Show. The...
  • Spring Exhibitions at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Apr 26, 2011 - Thank you for your support of The Wyeths: America's Artists! The exhibition was a great success and we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Now that spring is finally here... let's see what's blooming at the KIA! Now showing: ...
  • Spring Exhibitions at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    Apr 26, 2011 - Thank you for your support of The Wyeths: America's Artists! The exhibition was a great success and we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Now that spring is finally here... let's see what's blooming at the KIA! Now showing: ...
  • Kalamazoo Art League - depARTure to Detroit
    Apr 25, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Art League is hosting a trip to metropolitan Detroit on Wednesday, May 18. The trip will begin with a visit to acclaimed textile artist Gerhardt Knodel's studio, followed by lunch at Sweet Lorraine's. Guests will spend...
  • Kalamazoo Art League - depARTure to Detroit
    Apr 25, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Art League is hosting a trip to metropolitan Detroit on Wednesday, May 18. The trip will begin with a visit to acclaimed textile artist Gerhardt Knodel's studio, followed by lunch at Sweet Lorraine's. Guests will spend...
  • Billboard Art Contest - Winners Announced!
    Apr 20, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and Adams Outdoor Advertising are pleased to announce the winners of the first Billboard Art Contest! The winners are: Jerry Harty Mary Brodbeck Sy Ellens Katherine Martin & Michelle Zorich Jean Stevens...
  • Billboard Art Contest - Winners Announced!
    Apr 20, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and Adams Outdoor Advertising are pleased to announce the winners of the first Billboard Art Contest! The winners are: Jerry Harty Mary Brodbeck Sy Ellens Katherine Martin & Michelle Zorich Jean Stevens...
  • Jim Riegel Retires from the Kirk Newman Art School
    Apr 19, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School bids a fond farewell to Jim Riegel. For the past 26 years, Jim Riegel has served as the Chair person of the Photography Department. He has taught classes in Photoshop, Digital...
  • Jim Riegel Retires from the Kirk Newman Art School
    Apr 19, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School bids a fond farewell to Jim Riegel. For the past 26 years, Jim Riegel has served as the Chair person of the Photography Department. He has taught classes in Photoshop, Digital...
  • Art in the Evening Lecture: Michael Komanecky on The Wyeths
    Apr 7, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts wraps up The Wyeths: America's Artists with the final Art in the Evening presentation in this exhibition series. Featuring: Michael Komanecky, Chief Curator of the Farnsworth Art Museum Date: Thursday,...
  • Art in the Evening Lecture: Michael Komanecky on The Wyeths
    Apr 7, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts wraps up The Wyeths: America's Artists with the final Art in the Evening presentation in this exhibition series. Featuring: Michael Komanecky, Chief Curator of the Farnsworth Art Museum Date: Thursday,...
  • Kalamazoo Art League Lecture: Alejandro Carosso
    Apr 1, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Art League presents a lecture on Art Dealing: Due Diligence and Legitimacy with Aljandro Carosso, on Wednesday, April 13 at 10 a.m. Carosso, an international fine arts dealer for more than twenty years, speaks Japanese,...
  • Kalamazoo Art League Lecture: Alejandro Carosso
    Apr 1, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Art League presents a lecture on Art Dealing: Due Diligence and Legitimacy with Aljandro Carosso, on Wednesday, April 13 at 10 a.m. Carosso, an international fine arts dealer for more than twenty years, speaks Japanese,...
  • KIA Presents April Events
    Apr 1, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! April Showers Blooms Art at the KIA! Exhibitions FINAL DAYS!: The Wyeths: America's Artists December 18, 2010 - April 10, 2011: Familiar Surroundings December 11, 2010 - April 24, 2011: Ukiyo-e Redux:...
  • KIA Presents April Events
    Apr 1, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! April Showers Blooms Art at the KIA! Exhibitions FINAL DAYS!: The Wyeths: America's Artists December 18, 2010 - April 10, 2011: Familiar Surroundings December 11, 2010 - April 24, 2011: Ukiyo-e Redux:...
  • Senior Day at the KIA
    Apr 1, 2011 - Just a reminder, if you haven't registered for Senior Day (Thursday, April 7) there is still time to do so! Enjoy a guided tour of The Wyeths: America's Artists (final days! show closes April 17!) plus artist Michael Northrup will...
  • Senior Day at the KIA
    Apr 1, 2011 - Just a reminder, if you haven't registered for Senior Day (Thursday, April 7) there is still time to do so! Enjoy a guided tour of The Wyeths: America's Artists (final days! show closes April 17!) plus artist Michael Northrup will...
  • Art & All That Jazz & Spring Jewelry Show at the KIA
    Mar 30, 2011 - Spend a fantastic Friday at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on April 8th! First, join us at 12:00 p.m. and check out the KIA Gallery Shop Semi-annual Jewelry Showcase! (noon - 7 p.m.). Mother's Day and graduations are just around the...
  • Art & All That Jazz & Spring Jewelry Show at the KIA
    Mar 30, 2011 - Spend a fantastic Friday at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on April 8th! First, join us at 12:00 p.m. and check out the KIA Gallery Shop Semi-annual Jewelry Showcase! (noon - 7 p.m.). Mother's Day and graduations are just around the...
  • Billboard Art Contest - Public Voting Begins!
    Mar 28, 2011 - It has begun! Public voting for Billboard Art is now LIVE at www.kiarts.org/billboardart. The top-twenty finalists are competing for ten billboard spots that will be displayed in 1,300 regional sites across Michigan. More than 60...
  • Billboard Art Contest - Public Voting Begins!
    Mar 28, 2011 - It has begun! Public voting for Billboard Art is now LIVE at www.kiarts.org/billboardart. The top-twenty finalists are competing for ten billboard spots that will be displayed in 1,300 regional sites across Michigan. More than 60...
  • Bargain Art Sale
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  • Visiting Artist Workshop: Victoria Christen at the KIA
    Mar 3, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School is pleased to present ceramicist Victoria Christen for a two-day Visiting Artist Workshop on March 19-20, 9 am - 5 pm. Pricing: KIA Members: $120 Non-Members: $130 Studio 5 Limit...
  • Visiting Artist Workshop: Victoria Christen at the KIA
    Mar 3, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School is pleased to present ceramicist Victoria Christen for a two-day Visiting Artist Workshop on March 19-20, 9 am - 5 pm. Pricing: KIA Members: $120 Non-Members: $130 Studio 5 Limit...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - March Events
    Mar 2, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! Oh! Its almost here! Catch spring fever at the KIA this March! Exhibitions January 15 - April 17, 2011: The Wyeths: America's Artists December 18, 2010 - April 10, 2011: Familiar Surroundings December 11,...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - March Events
    Mar 2, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! Oh! Its almost here! Catch spring fever at the KIA this March! Exhibitions January 15 - April 17, 2011: The Wyeths: America's Artists December 18, 2010 - April 10, 2011: Familiar Surroundings December 11,...
  • Art & All That Jazz
    Mar 1, 2011 - It's BACK! Shake off the winter chills and get your toes a-tappin' and your hands a-clappin' at Art & All That Jazz on Friday, March 11, 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Special Musical Guest: Embarr Just in time for St. Patrick's day, celebrate like...
  • Art & All That Jazz
    Mar 1, 2011 - It's BACK! Shake off the winter chills and get your toes a-tappin' and your hands a-clappin' at Art & All That Jazz on Friday, March 11, 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Special Musical Guest: Embarr Just in time for St. Patrick's day, celebrate like...
  • Coming to Kalamazoo: Peter Ralston
    Mar 1, 2011 - Peter Ralston Kalamazoo, Michigan - Wednesday, March 2, 2011. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to welcome Peter Ralston, long-time photographer and friend to the Wyeth family on Thursday, March 10 at 7 pm as part of the Art in...
  • Coming to Kalamazoo: Peter Ralston
    Mar 1, 2011 - Peter Ralston Kalamazoo, Michigan - Wednesday, March 2, 2011. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is pleased to welcome Peter Ralston, long-time photographer and friend to the Wyeth family on Thursday, March 10 at 7 pm as part of the Art in...
  • Ladies' Night Out Fashion
    Feb 25, 2011 - Tickets are now on sale for the 4th Annual Ladies' Night Out Fashion Show at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts which will be held on Wednesday, March 23 at 6:30 pm. Ladies' Night Out sashays stylishly into the new season with on-trend...
  • Ladies' Night Out Fashion
    Feb 25, 2011 - Tickets are now on sale for the 4th Annual Ladies' Night Out Fashion Show at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts which will be held on Wednesday, March 23 at 6:30 pm. Ladies' Night Out sashays stylishly into the new season with on-trend...
  • Sunday Funday at the KIA
    Feb 25, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting Sunday Funday on Sunday, March 6, 2-4 pm. Join us and get acquainted with another family: The Wyeths! Come and see the current exhibition, The Wyeths: America's Artists and learn more about...
  • Sunday Funday at the KIA
    Feb 25, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is hosting Sunday Funday on Sunday, March 6, 2-4 pm. Join us and get acquainted with another family: The Wyeths! Come and see the current exhibition, The Wyeths: America's Artists and learn more about...
  • Kirk Newman Art School: Spring/Summer Registration Now Open!
    Feb 16, 2011 - Spring/summer registration is now open for classes at The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School! Everyone knows that the Kirk Newman Art School offers hundreds of classes every year in painting, drawing, ceramics and other...
  • Kirk Newman Art School: Spring/Summer Registration Now Open!
    Feb 16, 2011 - Spring/summer registration is now open for classes at The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Kirk Newman Art School! Everyone knows that the Kirk Newman Art School offers hundreds of classes every year in painting, drawing, ceramics and other...
  • Calling all Artists!
    Feb 7, 2011 - Imagine your name in the sky, with your art on display for tens of thousands to view every day! Publicity like that typically costs thousands of dollars, but is now available at a very low cost to artists. The Kalamazoo Institute of...
  • Calling all Artists!
    Feb 7, 2011 - Imagine your name in the sky, with your art on display for tens of thousands to view every day! Publicity like that typically costs thousands of dollars, but is now available at a very low cost to artists. The Kalamazoo Institute of...
  • Wyeths & Wine: Date Night at the KIA
    Feb 3, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has teamed up with The Wine Loft to bring you Wyeths & Wine - Date Night at the KIA on Friday, February 18, 5-7 p.m. Admission to Wyeths & Wine is $8. Tickets may be purchased at The Wine Loft and at the...
  • Wyeths & Wine: Date Night at the KIA
    Feb 3, 2011 - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has teamed up with The Wine Loft to bring you Wyeths & Wine - Date Night at the KIA on Friday, February 18, 5-7 p.m. Admission to Wyeths & Wine is $8. Tickets may be purchased at The Wine Loft and at the...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - February Events
    Feb 1, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! Will the groundhog see his shadow? Or will he be at the KIA for these events? Exhibitions January 15 - April 17, 2011: The Wyeths: America's Artists December 18, 2010 - April 10, 2011: Familiar Surroundings...
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts - February Events
    Feb 1, 2011 - Greetings from the KIA! Will the groundhog see his shadow? Or will he be at the KIA for these events? Exhibitions January 15 - April 17, 2011: The Wyeths: America's Artists December 18, 2010 - April 10, 2011: Familiar Surroundings...
  • KIA and Kirk Newman Art School Closed Due to Weather
    Feb 1, 2011 - ALERT! Due to inclement weather, all evening classes at the Kirk Newman Art School have been canceled for Tuesday, February 1. All classes have also been canceled for Wednesday, February 2. The school will be closed. The Kalamazoo...
  • KIA and Kirk Newman Art School Closed Due to Weather
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  • Dog Adoption Day at the KIA
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  • Register for Summer Art Camps!
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  • Calling All Art Hoppers!
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  • "Wanna Play Today?" Come to the KIA!
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