Join our community of art enthusiasts!

We believe art is for everyone. Art has healing powers and ignites your inner creativity. Art provides immersive experiences and unite communities. We believe art is for you.

Every membership to the KIA supports our mission, “Art is for Everyone.” Art is more than paintings on the walls; it is creating shared experiences, stimulating dialogue, and injecting fresh ideas into the community.

Membership also supports world-class exhibitions, programming for school children and families, and so much more!

Interested in Corporate Partnerships? Please contact the Membership Department at (269) 585-9297.

We are pleased to provide ALL members with these benefits:

  • Free admission to exhibitions
  • Free admission to many programs and events
  • Sightlines quarterly magazine subscription
  • Opportunity to attend many member-only events
  • 10% discount on Gallery Shop purchases (some restrictions apply)
  • Early registration and a discount on a Kirk Newman Art School class
  • Early shopping privileges at the annual KNAS Holiday Art Sale in November
  • Use of the Mary & Edwin Meader Fine Arts Library
  • Free Admission to the Air Zoo, Gilmore Car Museum, Kalamazoo Nature Center, Binder Park Zoo and Kellogg Bird Sanctuary during Southwest Michigan Cultural Exchange in October
To purchase online, click on the desired level below. To purchase by phone, call 269-349-7775 or 269-585-9297. You may also mail your check to 314 S. Park St., Kalamazoo MI 49007.

Student $35

  • Only available for purchase in-person (Requires ID)
  • One Member Card
  • Discount on 1 class or camp per year
  • And all the Membership Benefits listed above

Individual $55

  • One Member Card
  • Discount on 1 class or camp per year
  • And all the Membership Benefits listed above

Family/Dual $85

  • Two Member cards (Children under 18 at the same address are included)
  • Early Class and Camp Registration and Discounts (limit on quantity) 
  • And all the Membership Benefits listed above
Sustaining $125
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Donor $175

  • Reciprocal membership at 1300 participating museums in the U.S. & Canada
  • Reciprocal membership at 13 other Michigan art museums
  • 15% discount on Gallery Shop purchases
  • Opportunity to rent the KIA for private events
  • Two Member Cards (Children under 18 at the same address are included)
  • Early Class and Camp Registration and Discounts (limit on quantity) 
  • And all the Membership Benefits listed above

Patron $250

  • Reciprocal membership at 1300 participating museums in the U.S. & Canada
  • Reciprocal membership at 13 other Michigan art museums
  • 15% discount on Gallery Shop purchases
  • Opportunity to rent the KIA for private events
  • Two Member Cards (Children under 18 at the same address are included)
  • Early Class and Camp Registration and Discounts (limit on quantity) 
  • Invitations to additional receptions/events
  • And all the Membership Benefits listed above
Benefactor $500
  • Reciprocal membership at 1300 participating museums in the U.S. & Canada
  • Reciprocal membership at 13 other Michigan art museums
  • 15% discount on many Gallery Shop purchases
  • Guided preview tour to selected temporary exhibitions
  • Invitations to special member-only receptions and temporary exhibitions
  • Opportunity to rent the KIA for private events
  • Two Member Cards (Children under 18 at the same address are included)
  • One(1) Individual Membership gift for a non-member friend
  • Recognition on the KIA lobby Donor Board
  • Early Class and Camp Registration and Discounts (limit on quantity) 
  • And all the Membership Benefits listed above

Director’s Circle

Deepen your engagement and increase your impact in the Arts by joining our Director’s Circle. For questions, or personal assistance with a Director’s Circle membership, please contact our Membership Department at 269-585-9297.

Founder $1,000
  • Two tickets to the Director’s Circle Event
  • Total of Two(2) Individual gift memberships for non-member friends
  • 50% off one class per membership year
    • Add’l Early Class and Camp Registration and Discounts (limit on quantity) 
  • Guided preview tour to selected temporary exhibitions (as available)
  • Invitations to upper level member-only receptions

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Leader $2,500
  • One (1) Complimentary 2-hour facility rental between M-F 8am -5pm (based on availability, catering not included)
  • Complimentary tuition for 1 (one) class per year
    • Add’l Early Class and Camp Registration and Discounts 
  • Invitation for two to the Director’s Circle Dinner
  • Total of Two(2) Individual gift memberships for non-member friends
  • 100% off one class per membership year
  • Guided preview tour to selected temporary exhibitions (as available)
  • Invitations to upper level member-only receptions

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Visionary $5,000

Please call to become a Visionary Level Member of the Director’s Circle $5,000+

  • One (1) Complimentary 4-hour facility rental between M-F 8am -5pm (based on availability, catering not included)
  • Complimentary tuition for 1 (one) class per year
    • $20 off unlimited classes
  • Invitation for two to annual Director’s Circle Dinner
  • Total of two (2)  Individual membership for non-member friends
  • Guided preview tour with the Chief Curator or Executive Director to a selected exhibition
  • Invitations to upper level member-only receptions

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The Kalamazoo Art League: serving the KIA, our members, and the community since 1955.

A motivated and dedicated volunteer organization, the Kalamazoo Art League actively promotes the KIA mission by sponsoring an annual lecture series that hosts experts who study, create, curate, or write about art. In addition to the lecture series, Art League plans depARTures (day and overnight trips) to experience art in other museums and communities, plus book discussions and other initiatives reflecting members’ desire to learn about visual arts.

All members of the KIA are eligible to become members of the Art League. Dues are $40 but members must also belong to the KIA.

For more information about Art League or register to join, please visit our website: KalamazooArtLeague.org

Membership Benefits:

  • Free admission to all lectures
  • Discount on all depARTures
  • Quarterly Focus newsletter and advance notice of depARTures and special events
  • Free admission to Annual Member Celebration

KIA Members:

  • Discounted admission to all lectures
  • Tiered discount on all depARTures

Membership Levels

Includes the Primary Membership Benefits list above, plus:

  • Additional individual membership for a non-member friend
  • Donor Recognition in the KIA Lobby
  • Guided preview tour to selected temporary exhibitions
  • Invitations to upper level member-only receptions
  • Reciprocal membership at more than 900 participating museums in the U.S. & Canada
  • Reciprocal membership at 13 other Michigan art museums
  • 15% discount on Gallery Shop purchases
  • Opportunity to rent the KIA for private parties/events/weddings
  • Member Cards for 2 Adults (Children 18 or younger at the same address are included*)
  • Special savings on all Art Classes at Kirk Newman Art School

Includes the Primary Membership Benefits list above, plus:

  • Guided preview tour to selected temporary exhibitions
  • Invitations to upper level member-only receptions
  • Reciprocal membership at more than 900 participating museums in the U.S. & Canada
  • Reciprocal membership at 13 other Michigan art museums
  • 15% discount on Gallery Shop purchases
  • Opportunity to rent the KIA for private parties/events/weddings
  • Member Cards for 2 Adults (Children 18 or younger at the same address are included*)
  • Special savings on all Art Classes at Kirk Newman Art School

Includes the Primary Membership Benefits list above, plus:

  • Reciprocal membership at more than 900 participating museums in the U.S. & Canada
  • Reciprocal membership at 13 other Michigan art museums
  • 15% discount on Gallery Shop purchases
  • Opportunity to rent the KIA for private parties/events/weddings
  • Member Cards for 2 Adults (Children 18 or younger at the same address are included*)
  • Special savings on all Art Classes at Kirk Newman Art School

Includes the Primary Membership Benefits list above, plus:

  • Reciprocal membership at 13 other Michigan art museums
  • 15% discount on Gallery Shop purchases
  • Opportunity to rent the KIA for private parties/events/weddings
  • Member Cards for 2 Adults (Children 18 or younger at the same address are included*)
  • Special savings on all Art Classes at Kirk Newman Art School

Includes the Primary Membership Benefits list above, plus:

  • Member Cards for 2 Adults (Ccildren 18 or younger at the same address are included)
  • Special savings on all Art Classes at Kirk Newman Art School

Includes the Primary Membership Benefits list above, plus:

  • Member Card for 1 Adult
  • Requires a high school or college ID and to be purchased in person.
  • Register for Student Memberships in persona at the KIA.