Art Detectives at the Library

Local Libraries MI

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is bringing the Art Detectives to your local library. Join Arty Mouse as he reads the Blob by Anne Appert. Arty will also share some of his favorite works from the KIA's collection and help you make your own work of art. Together, we will discover that Blob - and…

Art Detectives: Out of this World

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

Let’s create fantastic creatures after reading about the Surrealist artist Leonara Carrington. Art Detectives will use a combination game to design an out-of-this-world animal and then create a 3-D version of it! Reserve Your Ticket

Art Detectives: Shape by her Hands: Potter Maria Martinez

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

Art Detectives will read Shape by her Hands: Potter Maria Martinez by Anna Harber Freeman and Barbara Gonzalez, before making a craft with Arty Mouse. The most renowned Native American Indian potter of her time, Maria Povika Martinez learned pottery as a child under the guiding hands of her ko-ōo, her aunt. She grew up to…

ARTbreak: West Michigan Area Show Artists

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

Two sculptor artists featured in the West Michigan Area Show will speak about their artworks and their inspiration. More information and ticketing information coming soon.