KNAS Hands On Event

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

Thinking of taking a class at the KIA? Want to make, take, and experience a range of creative projects all in the same night? Join us on Friday, March 8,…

Art Detectives: Courage Hats

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

People wear hats for all sorts of reasons. This month, Art Detectives will explore the galleries to see how artists depict hats and create one of their own.

Women Activists in Comics: Creating Change through Image and Text

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

Activism is a burgeoning subject in graphic novels, with many social movements across the globe inspiring comics renditions in fiction, non-fiction, and fantasy. This talk will delve into the reasons…

Book Discussion: Yellowface

by R.F. Kuang June Hayward has known Athena Liu since their Yale days. While both June and Athena are writers, Athena is a rising star while June’s books aren’t being…

American Art between the World Wars: Race and the Realist Impulse

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

During this Artful Evening, presented in conjunction with the exhibition American Realism: Visions of America, 1900-1950, Dr. Carmenita Higginbotham offers an analysis of race and representation in the Realist art of…

Kirk Newman Art School Residents

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

The Kirk Newman Art School Post-Baccalaureate Program is in its seventh year, and more than 50 artists have completed the program.The nine-month residency is designed for aspiring artists who want…

High School Area Show Opening

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

Free Admission to the KIA on March 30! Click here for more information.

Laughter is the Best Medicine: Humor in Art

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

Humor has many beneficial effects. It is clinically proven to have a powerful impact on physical, emotional, and social well-being. Understanding the humor of a given culture can also help…

Pajama Party with Emmy Kastner!

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

It’s time for a pajama party! Beloved local children’s book author Emmy Kastner has a brand new book to celebrate with you! Join Emmy as she reads While You’re Asleep…