The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts offers learning opportunities for all ages, and welcomes more than 50,000 visitors to the museum and art school each year. A robust calendar of exhibitions, programs, receptions, and art-making opportunities can be found each month, and we invite you to explore the opportunities below.

The KIA offers both virtual and onsite programs. Click on a program to see schedules for both virtual and onsite sessions.

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ARTbreak

Bi-monthly Tuesday noon ARTbreaks offer a diverse range of presentations, from films, to demos, to talks and discussions.
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Artist Talks

Talks are presented by curators, artists, educators and more. These events are typically included with admission.
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Book Discussions

Monthly free book discussions focus on art-related novels and non-ficton, and once a year, the Kalamazoo Public Library’s “Reading Together” selection. Usually at 2 pm on the third Wednesday (excluding summer months), the discussions are free.
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Art Detectives

Once a month, Arty the Art Detective will guide young learners through reading, making, and looking! Join us for this free program designed for children 4–8 (but other ages welcome!).
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Youth Art Classes