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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

    J. Fiona Ragheb: Figure and Ground: Art and its Architecture Context

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    February 10, 2016 - Ongoing

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    ARTbreak: Talk: Establishing a Second Space: Richard Hunt and Michigan with Tami Miller

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    February 16, 2016

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    Book Discussion: Strapless

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    February 17, 2016 - Ongoing

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    Get the Picture

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    February 18, 2016

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    Talk: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching

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    February 18, 2016

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    13th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival

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    February 20, 2016

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    ARTbreak: Talk: Charles Sheeler: An American's Response to the Challenge of Cubism with Jack Urban

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    February 23, 2016

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    Talk: Royal Gold

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    February 25, 2016

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    ARTbreak: Talk: The Art of Collaboration with artists Vicki VanAmeyden and Ginger Owen

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    March 1, 2016

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    Talk: Josef Albers and the Science and Art of Color with Frank Wolf and Greg Waskowsky

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    March 3, 2016

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    Art Hop: Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

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    March 4, 2016

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    ARTbreak: Talk: Artist Talk with Irene LaVon Walker

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 8, 2016

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    Todd Zima: Designing the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 9, 2016

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    KIA Film Series: Best of the Teen Filmmaker Festival, with Kevin Park

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 10, 2016

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    Friday Teen Night

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 11, 2016

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    Art Detectives: The Three Ds

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    March 12, 2016

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    ARTbreak: Talk: The First Year with KNAS Residents Maleeha Elsadr , Sarah Mueller and Abbie Nelson

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 15, 2016

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    Book Discussion: The Orphan Train

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 16, 2016 - Ongoing

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    Film: Pop Go the Women: The Other Story of Pop Art

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 17, 2016

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    Get the Picture

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 17, 2016

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    ARTbreak: Talk: Artist Ellen Nelson: Finding Truth and Meaning in Patterns of American Life

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 22, 2016

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    Opening Reception for the High School Area Show

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 24, 2016

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    ARTbreak: Talk: Art and Conservation and with plein air painter Susan Rose

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    March 29, 2016

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    Art Hop: Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    April 1, 2016

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    ARTbreak: Talk: The Year Ahead at GRAM with WMAS juror and GRAM Chief Curator Ron Platt

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    April 5, 2016

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    Friday Teen Night

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    April 8, 2016

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    ARTbreak: Talk: Kalamazoo Alliance of Artists

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    April 12, 2016

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    Frank Maugeri: Spectacle in Miniature

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    April 13, 2016

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    KIA Film Series: Due More Time by Chad Earnest

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    April 14, 2016

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    ARTbreak: Video and Talk: Kalamazoo ’76 with David Curl

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    April 19, 2016

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    Book Discussion: The Art of Travel

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    April 20, 2016 - Ongoing

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    Get the Picture

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    April 21, 2016

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      "The Heidelberg project is wild and creative, ever..."
      Comment posted by: River from USA, Feb 08, 2014

      The Heidelberg project is wild and creative, ever changing based on the weather and community involvement.

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