Blue Star Museum Free Admission

314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts always offers free admission to active military members but as a Blue Star Museum, we are taking it a little farther to honor the servicemen…

ARTbreak: Profound Possibilities of Papier-Mâché

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

Visual artist and art educator Gayle Swank Reyes has instructed students of all ages for the past 20 years. She earned her BFA in Metals/Jewelry and continued her education by…

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…

Balancing the Cosmos: Evening with Li Hongwei

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

Update Due to travel restrictions from his home in Beijing, Li Hongwei will be virtually joining us during an Evening with Li Hongwei on July 7. His event on July…

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…

ARTbreak: Art of Healing – Using Art Therapeutically

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

Art is a powerful tool for self-expression, self-reflection, communication, stress reduction, and healing. Gay Walker is an artist, art therapist, and retired Professor and Coordinator of Holistic Health and Wellness…

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…

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.