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    Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    314 S. Park Street
    Kalamazoo , MI 49007
    (269) 349-7775

    Website: kiarts.org


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    From its beginning in 1924, the KIA has offered art classes to the community, and a place for the enjoyment of the visual arts through exhibitions, lectures, special events and an extensive permanent collection.

    Today upwards of 100,000 visitors each year enjoy exciting temporary exhibitions, an outstanding permanent collection of nearly 4,500 works, along with weekly programs, classes, and events at the KIA. Nearly 3,000 students...

    From its beginning in 1924, the KIA has offered art classes to the community, and a place for the enjoyment of the visual arts through exhibitions, lectures, special events and an extensive permanent collection.

    Today upwards of 100,000 visitors each year enjoy exciting temporary exhibitions, an outstanding permanent collection of nearly 4,500 works, along with weekly programs, classes, and events at the KIA. Nearly 3,000 students enroll annually in Kirk Newman Art School classes. The original mission of the KIA to encourage the creation and appreciation of the visual arts continues to guide the institution.


     

     

    Upcoming Events

    Adaptation: Transforming Books Into Art

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    June 6 - September 6, 2015

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    Flowers in Chinese Art

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    June 27, 2015 - January 24, 2016

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    Common Ground: African American Art f

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    August 22 - November 15, 2015

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    Manierre Dawson: Engineering Abstraction

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    August 29 - December 13, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Talk: Marcia Wood "Monuments of Form, Scale, and Surface with David

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    September 1, 2015

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    Film: Half Past Autumn

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    September 3, 2015

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    Public Tour

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    September 6 - October 25, 2015

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    Curator's Talk: Jane Connell, curator of Manierre Dawson: Engineering Abstraction

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    September 10, 2015

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    Art Hop: Girls Can! open house

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    September 11, 2015

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    Get The Picture!

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    September 17, 2015

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    Film: Through a Lens Darkly

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    September 17, 2015

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    Kirk Newman Art School Faculty Review

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    September 19 - November 29, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Talk: The Birthplaces of Photography with Ginger Owen

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    September 22, 2015

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    Reading: Cyclorama

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    September 24, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Film: Kara Walker, Stories and Fred Wilson, Structures

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    September 29, 2015

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    Film: Frida Kahlo

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    October 1, 2015

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    Talk: Just What IS a Print?

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    October 6, 2015

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    Art League Lecture

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    October 8, 2015

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    Friday Teen Night

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    October 9, 2015

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    Get The Picture!

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    October 15, 2015

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    Habitat: Regional Views - KIA Fall Exhibition at the Kalamazoo Nature Center

    Presented by Kalamazoo Nature Center and Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Nature Center

    October 18, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Talk: Natural Science Illustration with artist Gail Guth

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    October 20, 2015

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    Reading: A Night with the Artists

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    October 22, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Film: Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    October 27, 2015

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    Film: Raise the Roof

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    October 29, 2015

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