Downtown Kalamazoo offers a wealth of art and cultural opportunities that are usually associated with much larger metropolitan areas. Numerous performing arts attractions, galleries, and museums provide almost limitless opportunities for residents and visitors alike to enjoy the arts. Additional venues and programs affiliated with the many educational institutions in downtown Kalamazoo create an extraordinary synergy.
The presence of such diverse art and cultural resources is in large part a reason for Kalamazoo’s attractive qualities. Residents have come to enjoy performances, games and an award-winning library. The quiet beauty of historic structures, well-designed open spaces and peaceful parks all contribute to make downtown Kalamazoo a great place.