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71st Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair

Bronson Park 261 E. Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

The 71st Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair returns to kick off the summer in Bronson Park! You’ll find jewelry, photography, sculpture, painting, ceramics, glass, fiber, leather, wood, and more all handcrafted by over 125 jury-selected fine artists from across Michigan and the country. Downtown Kalamazoo comes alive for this unofficial start to the summer season […]

Free

71st Annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair

Bronson Park 261 E. Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

The 71st Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair returns to kick off the summer in Bronson Park! You’ll find jewelry, photography, sculpture, painting, ceramics, glass, fiber, leather, wood, and more all handcrafted by over 125 jury-selected fine artists from across Michigan and the country. Downtown Kalamazoo comes alive for this unofficial start to the summer season […]

Free

The Ugly Doodles

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

Join Arty Mouse for a special live book reading of the Ugly Doodles from the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair in Bronson Park! Reservations are not required. Stop by the kids tent from 10am-4pm for Arty Mouse tattoos, a community art project, and art kits while supplies last.

Free

The “Fertile Soil” Project

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

Doet Boersma, a Dutch visual artist and educator living and working in The Netherlands, has embarked on a new adventure. In this talk, Boersma will provide more in-depth insight into […]

Free

Ish

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

Let’s explore Surrealish and read about making art in Ish by Peter Reynolds. Art doesn’t have to be perfect, it just has to be ish. You-ish! Great-ish! Fun-ish! Let’s have […]

Recurring

Colors! Shapes! Patterns!

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

The Upjohn Mason Grandchildren’s Gallery is awash in vivid colors, fun shapes, and interesting patterns – some of the fundamental building blocks of art. Let’s explore how artists have used […]

$2 – $5

Clara Driscoll and Tiffany Lamps

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

Thanks to a cache of personal letters uncovered in 2009, it is now known that iconic Tiffany lamps such as “Wisteria” and “Dragonflies” were designed by Clara Driscoll and the […]

$5

Profound Possibilities of Papier-Mâché

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

Viewing the Stephen Hansen papier-mâché sculptures in the Upjohn Mason Grandchildren's Gallery will inspire you to learn more about this medium. Artist and educator Gayle Reyes will outline the history […]

Free