2020 Young Artists of Kalamazoo County

NOW ONLINE! Scroll for a virtual tour and all the images we could fit on the page.
Each year the museum welcomes hundreds of artworks delivered to us from elementary art teachers (people who are among our personal heroes!) throughout Kalamazoo County. The Young Artists of Kalamazoo County exhibition is one that makes us all stop and smile, and remember why we got into the museum business. Typically, the opening weekend is one of our busiest all year, drawing thousands of families and loved ones following their proud artist in search of that ONE special painting, drawing, collage, or sculpture.

While we are sad that we won't see you in person this year, we are gratified to bring you the exhibition in a new way with these images so we can still celebrate and enjoy all the joy, color and creativity these young K-8 students have brought to their art.

We HOPE your work of art is shown in these images, please accept our apologies if not. This was new to us, too!

Thank you to our generous sponsors for helping make the Young Artists of Kalamazoo exhibition possible.

Presenting sponsor: The Tyler-Little Family Foundation

Additional sponsor:


Special thanks to our production team: Chad Campbell and Josh Stempien.

Thank you to ALL the art teachers in Kalamazoo County, and these participating schools:

12th Street Elementary School
Amberly Elementary School
Angling Road Elementary School
Arcadia Elementary School (KPS)
Central Elementary School (Portage PS)
Central Middle School (Portage PS)
Comstock Elementary School
Comstock Middle School
Comstock STEM Academy
Edison Environmental Science Academy (KPS)
El Sol Elementary (KPS)
Gagie School
Greenwood Elementary KPS
Gull Lake Middle School
Haverhill Elementary School
Hillside Middle School (KPS)
Indian Lake Elementary School
Indian Prairie Elementary School
Kalamazoo Christian Elementary School
Kalamazoo Christian Middle School
Kalamazoo SDA Jr. Academy
Kazoo School
Kirk Newman Art School
King-Westwood Elementary School
Lake Center Elementary
Lakeside Academy
Lincoln International Studies School (KPS)
Linden Grove Middle School (KPS)
Maple St. Magnet School (KPS)
Milwood Elementary School (KPS)
The Montessori School
Moorsbridge Elementary School
North Middle School (Portage PS)
Northeastern Elementary School (KPS)
North Glade Montessori Magnet School (KPS)
Parkwood Upjohn Elementary School (KPS)
Prairie Ridge Elementary School (KPS)
Reformed Heritage Christian School
Schoolcraft Community Schools
Spring Valley Center for Exploration (KPS)
St. Augustine Cathedral School
St. Michael Lutheran School
St. Monica Elementary School
Tobey Elementary School
Vicksburg Middle School
Washington Writer's Academy (KPS)
West Middle School (Portage PS)
Winchell Elementary (KPS)
Woodland Elementary
Woods Edge (KPS)
Woods Lake Elementary: A Magnet Center for the Arts
Woodward Elementary School (KPS)

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