Art on the Mall is back in 2021!

Love art? Then this is one event you won’t want to miss! Artists can apply NOW!

Art on the Mall is a part of the kick-off to the summer arts weekend in downtown Kalamazoo. For over 35 years, this two-day show hosts local and regional artists who sell their original art in the vicinity of the downtown Kalamazoo walking mall. This outdoor soft juried show features everything from jewelry to pottery and sculptures to garden art, as well as art demonstrations and live entertainment.  Art on the Mall is located on the Kalamazoo Mall and South Street.  

This official kick-off to summer in Kalamazoo also traditionally features other downtown Kalamazoo events, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Art Fair and Do-Dah Parade. Art Hop, which is an evening of art exhibits, will also be taking place showcasing other local artist covering a wide range of mediums.

Important Show Information:  Please review the application procedures, the event calendar, and the Exhibition Standards and Rules. If you have any questions, please contact the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at 269.342.5059 or

COVID GUIDELINES: Social distancing and wearing of masks is encouraged. More information regarding these guidelines will be posted on our website prior to the event.



The ACGK Office is open M-F, 9 am to 5 pm. Masks are required for in-person visits and social distancing measures are in effect. Virtual meetings are also available.

Please feel free to also reach us at: (269) 342-5059 or

Thank you for your generous support of the Arts Council.

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