Book Discussion: From Dust to Stardust

by Kathleen Rooney Doreen O’Dare, née Eileen Sullivan, travels from Chicago to Hollywood at fourteen years old with her fairy-faithful, storytelling Irish grandmother and takes the silent picture era by…

Mythology and History

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

During this ARTful Evening talk, learn more from the artist whose captivating works are featured in the Joy Light Gallery exhibition Kyungmi Shin: A Story to Finding Us. Los Angeles-based…

A Conversation with Jessica Silverman

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

In anticipation of the 2024 West Michigan Area Show’s opening on May 3, juror Jessica Silverman sits down for a conversation with Rehema Barber, the KIA’s Director of Curatorial Affairs.…

Wonder of China: Blue and White Porcelain

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

Join us for a screening of “Blue and White Porcelain,” an episode from the documentary series Wonder of China. Learn more about the history of the iconic blue-on-white ceramic style…

2024 KIA Arts Fair

Bronson Park 200 S Rose Street, Kalamazoo

More information on the 2024 Arts Fair can be found here.

2024 KIA Arts Fair

More information on the 2024 Arts Fair can be found here.

Postponed Building Safe Spaces

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

Dell Darnell (they/them) is the founder of The Dapper Hammer and is a carpenter and woodworking educator. Darnell started The Dapper Hammer, Michigan’s first trans-owned teaching workshop, several years ago…