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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

    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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    ARTbreak: Up Close and Personal: West Michigan Area Show Artists' Talks

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    June 30, 2015

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    Gallery Talk: Celebrity Sightings

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    July 2, 2015

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    ARTbreak: Black Arts Festival Preview with Yolonda Lavender

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    July 7, 2015

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    Gallery Talk: Face It!

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    July 9, 2015

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    Art Hop: Books into Art and Open Galleries

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    July 10, 2015

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    ARTbreak: The Art of Michael Waskowsky with Greg Waskowsky

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    July 14, 2015

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    Talk: Sculptor Al Lavergne and The Gift

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    July 16, 2015

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    Get the Picture: Mathias Alten's Husking Corn at Dusk

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    July 16, 2015

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    Friday Teen Night

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    July 17, 2015

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    ARTbreak: Book Arts in Kalamazoo with artist/KBAC director Jeff Abshear

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    July 21, 2015

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    Gallery talk: This Land is Your Land

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    July 23, 2015

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    ARTbreak: Harold Landes: Kalamazoo Painter with Steve Curl

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    July 28, 2015

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    Gallery Talk: You Can Make Art Out of That?

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    July 30, 2015

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    Film: John James Audubon: Drawn from Nature

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    August 6, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Talk: Through the Lens of L. H. Bailey with John Stempien, Mary Whale

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    August 11, 2015

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    Chinese Ink Painting and Wine

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    August 13, 2015

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    Friday Teen Night

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    August 14, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Film: Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

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    August 18, 2015

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    Get The Picture!

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    August 20, 2015

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    Gallery Talk: Rediscovering Nina Belle Ward

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    August 20, 2015

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    Common Ground: African American Art f

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    August 22 - November 15, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Film: Richard Mayhew: Spiritual Landscapes

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    August 25, 2015

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    Gallery Talk: Common Ground

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    August 27, 2015

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

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    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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    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

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    September 17, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Talk: The Birthplaces of Photography with Ginger Owen

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    September 22, 2015

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    Reading: Cyclorama

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    September 24, 2015

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

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    September 29, 2015

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    Film: Frida Kahlo

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    October 1, 2015

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    Talk: Just What IS a Print?

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    October 6, 2015

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    Art League Lecture

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    October 8, 2015

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    Friday Teen Night

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    October 9, 2015

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    Get The Picture!

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    October 15, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Talk: Natural Science Illustration with artist Gail Guth

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    October 20, 2015

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    Reading: A Night with the Artists

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    October 22, 2015

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    ARTbreak : Film: Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression

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    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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