The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts organizes classes geared toward teaching students a wide array of skills, including drawing, creative writing, ceramics, and printmaking. With our extensive scholarship program and membership discounts, we’re confident that everyone in our community can take advantage of our offerings.

Class Schedule

Residency Program

The nine-month residency is designed for aspiring artists who want to grow and strengthen their art practice in a supportive community, with access to professional studio facilities and guidance.

Team Building

We will customize a rewarding opportunity for your team to work together in a relaxed, studio atmosphere with an experienced artist/instructor on either individual art pieces or a group work of art.


To better serve the community and promote an appreciation for the arts, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts offers a number of scholarships to students in need. 


We are a community-based, non-degree art school offering classes for children through adults year-round in four terms.


The faculty at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is steadfastly committed to furthering the area’s access to art education, history, and more. With a large number of teachers on staff, we offer classes in all media for students of all ages.

Registration Info/Policies

Become a Member and Save

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts offers two distinct membership options, one for businesses and one for individuals, each offering a range of benefits.