Art Lovers of all ages enjoyed the day

Even our 4 legged friends

Children & chalk, perfection!


Although the Arts Fair this year wasn’t our standard fanfare we hope everyone had a good time.  With music courtesy of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, chalk drawings to create, shopping virtually with the artists to just relaxing with yummy food and friends.

There is STILL TIME to find a perfect piece of art as our “Virtual Shopping” pages will stay open until June 30th!   What are you waiting for, shop today and support your artists. 100% of the proceeds stay with the artists.   Click the link above to start shopping.

Save the Date
71st Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair 
June 3-4, 2022 

2021 Art Fair Snapshot
Celebrating our 70th Anniversary of fine arts and artists. Enjoy many of the same great categories of art.  Chat with the artists in real-time and buy a one-of-a-kind work to enjoy for years to come.
Ceramics and Glass        – Jewelry Precious and Non-Precious
       – Fiber and Leather            – Painting, Drawing, Pastels
       – 2-D Mixed Media             – Photography and Digital Media

June 3rd, 9am to June 6, 9pm.

  • Shop the Virtual Arts Fair artists booths!

Friday, June 4th

  • Enjoy Free admission into the galleries 11am-8pm
  • the West Michigan Area Show opens!
  • ArtHop 5-8pm. Stop in the KIA, see the current exhibitions and pick up a kids “mini art project at home kit”. while supplies last

Saturday, June 5th
Consider a break in Bronson Park, where you can relax and enjoy:

  • Music with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra from 10:30am to 4:00pm
  • Help us color in the GIANT chalk drawings throughout the park
  • Take a moment and shop the virtual Arts Fair.Refer to the “artist highlights” throughout the park
  • Enjoy free admission into the galleries from 11am-5pm

For those who decide to venture downtown on June 4-5, appropriately scaled events will occur during Kalamazoo’s “JumpstART’‘ summer kickoff including the Doo-Dah Parade and Art on the Mall.