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    7th Annual Arts & Eats 2017

    October 21 - October 22, 2017

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    Dozens of Southwest Michigan Artist Studios, Galleries, Farms & Restaurants to Participate in 7th Annual Arts & Eats 2017 – a Self-Guided Agri-Cultural Driving Tour.

    Art enthusiasts can visit 30 different galleries, studios and central venues to view the works of local
    painters, potters, weavers, photographers, sculptors and other artisans. Artists ...more



    Art Hop at the Center for New Media

    Presented by Center for New Media

    October 6 - October 27, 2017

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    "Finders Keepers, a Children's Picture Book Launching" the self-publishing journey of Beth Purdy, Kalamazoo Valley Community College art instructor.

    For...more

    Sweet and Scary Mask Making Oct. 27, 2017

    Presented by Kalamazoo Public Library at Kalamazoo Public Library - Central Library, Kalamazoo

    October 27, 2017

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    Drop in and create the most frightening, scary mask for Halloween! Best for ages 5-12. 


    Kalamazoo In Bloom: The Great Pumpkin Soiree

    Presented by Kalamazoo In Bloom at Cityscape Event Center, Kalamazoo

    November 1, 2017

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    Join Kalamazoo in Bloom on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at Cityscape, 125 S. Kalamazoo Mall, 2nd Floor for this...more

    Hodgepodge, Making it Happen, A Talk with Curator, Nancy Crow

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 2, 2017

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    Nancy Crow, curator of Circular Abstractions: Bull's Eye Quilts, has been making quilts for 40 years, and has had exhibitions at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the...more

    Native American Heritage Celebration

    Presented by Kalamazoo Public Library at Kalamazoo Public Library - Central Library, Kalamazoo

    November 4, 2017

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    A celebration of Native Americans with storytelling, crafts, dance, music and art. Family welcome. 

    Event Type(s): Kids


    Decorated Letter Workshop

    Presented by Kalamazoo Book Arts Center and Pen Dragons Calligraphy Guild at Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, Kalamazoo

    November 5, 2017

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    This class is intended for anyone who is interested in manuscripts, calligraphy, or just loves to doodle. It will provide methods for drawing, and inspiration for embellishing versals, the...more

    ARTbreak: Looking at War Memorials As Art: WWII, Korea, Vietnam

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 7, 2017

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    The National Mall in Washington D.C. is home to war memorials honoring those who answered their country's call to serve. In honor of Veteran's Day, K. Lynn McFarlen, Community Outreach Coordinator...more

    Art League Lecture: Psyche Meets Process, The Art of Digital Discovery with Daryl Thetford

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 8, 2017

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    Artist Daryl Thetford's color-drenched digital photo collages are composed of up to 100 photographs. "I'm always gathering material, I'm always gathering color," he says. Thetford's 15-year...more

    Film Screening: Atrophy by Jason Slingerland

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 9, 2017

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    Filmed and produced entirely in Michigan, Atrophy presents Matt Prior, an average family man who awakens one morning to find himself in a dangerous new world. With his family...more

    Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid

    Presented by Kalamazoo State Theatre

    November 11, 2017

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    In honor of our 90th anniversary, we are taking fans on a nostalgic trip down memory lane with a throwback movie series! To continue our “Movies Down Memory Lane Series,” we...more

    ARTbreak: The Value of Art in Medicine with James W Carter, MD FACP

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 14, 2017

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    Observation and listening are the major skills a cliniciian utilizes in diagnosis. Some medical schools have added art classes to their curriculums to improve these skills. James W. Carter, MD,...more

    Book Discussion at the KIA: Chasing Portraits, A Great-Granddaughter's Quest for her Lost Art Legacy

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 15, 2017

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    Explore Chasing Portraits: A Great-Granddaughter's Quest for her lost Art Legacy by Elizabeth Rynecki, with discussion leader David Senecal. Moshe Rynecki's 800+ body of painting and...more

    Meet the Authors: Mitali Perkins, Gary Schmidt, Matt Faulkner, and Javaka Steptoe

    Presented by Kalamazoo Public Library at Kalamazoo Public Library - Central Library, Kalamazoo

    November 16, 2017

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    Meet the Authors!

     

    The 40th Annual Mary Calletto Rife Youth Literature Seminar welcomes internationally recognized children’s author Mitali Perkins, award...more

    ARTbreak Video : History of Art in Three Colors, Episode 1: Gold

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 21, 2017

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    The yellow luster of gold is the most alluring and intoxicating color of all. From the midst of prehistory to a bunker deep beneath the Bank of England, this BBC documentary reveals how golden...more

    Women Warriors: Portraits by Hung Liu

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    August 5 - November 26, 2017

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    Female strength in the face of persecution is the thread running through this exhibition of 20 mixed media, painted, and photographic works by Hung Liu. Her imagery shows the...more

    Museum Store Sunday

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 26, 2017

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    Kick off your holiday shopping this year on Museum Store Sunday, when the Gallery Shop will be offering a free gift with every $50 purchase, free gift wrapping, and an additional 10% off to...more

    ARTbreak: Introducing the Richmond Product Design and Innovation Institute

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 28, 2017

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    Michael Elwell, the Director of the Richmond Product Design and Innovation Institute at Western Michigan University will be discussing this new interdisciplinary Institute and why design is so...more

    Division of Birds/Soundscapes and Photographs

    Presented by Kalamazoo Nature Center at Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo

    September 2 - November 29, 2017

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    Join the Kalamazoo Nature Center for an exhibition by Mary Whalen and Sharon Gill, Division of Birds/Soundscapes and Photographs, in the...more

    December Art Hop 2017

    Presented by Art Hop at Downtown Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo

    December 1, 2017

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    Click here once activated for December's complete brochure!

    A free event held on the first Friday of every month, Art Hop is an evening of art exhibits and events; one of the great things...more

    Holiday Art Sale

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    December 1 - December 2, 2017

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    The KIA will be transformed into a bustling marketplace for its annual Holiday Art Sale, when the museum lobby and art school studios are filled with the...more

    Teen Night at the KIA

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 10, 2017 - January 12, 2018

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    So much fun for art geeks -- we'll check out the galleries, get our hands dirty, and share pizza and pop with friends at this monthly get together.


    Art Detectives at the KIA

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 11, 2017 - January 13, 2018

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    Join Arty Mouse, Art Detective each month with a different theme

    as we READ a picture book together
    LOOK for art in the museum
    and MAKE a fun project.


    Classics Uncorked-Winter Evening

    Presented by Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    January 26, 2018

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    Embrace your KSO as they perform chamber music up close and personal at Friday evening's Classics Uncorked concert at the Kalamazoo Institute of...more

    Tchaikovsky Discovers America

    Presented by Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra at Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo

    February 11, 2018

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    This true story tells of the great composer's arrival in New York for the grand opening of Carnegie Hall in 1891 and his famous trip to Niagara Falls. A surprise...more

    Round & Round: The Circle at Center Stage

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    November 4, 2017 - March 4, 2018

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    The dot is our most basic artistic mark, a point existing in one dimension. Expanded to a circle, the shape is fundamental to human development and how we categorize what we see around us....more

    Grand Rapids Ballet's Alice in Wonderland

    Presented by Miller Auditorium at Western Michigan University - Miller Auditorium, Kalamazoo

    March 9, 2018

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    Performed by the Grand Rapids Ballet, Alice in Wonderland will be a delight to the eyes and ears. Curiouser and curiouser is certainly how you’ll feel after watching...more

    Rhythmic Vitality: Six Principles of Chinese Painting

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    December 9, 2017 - March 25, 2018

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    The Six Principles have been described as the most influencial paragraph ever written on the art of Chinese painting. Xie He, active ca. 500 C.E., was a painter and art critic who methodically...more

    Dawoud Bey: Harlem U.S.A and Harlem Redux

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    January 13 - April 11, 2018

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    Inspired by James VanDerZee's Harlem portrait photographs of the early 1900s, Dawoud Bey revisited the historic New York neighborhood in the 1970s and exhibited...more

    Classics Uncorked-Spring Evening

    Presented by Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    April 20, 2018

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    Embrace your KSO as they perform chamber music up close and personal at Friday evening's Classics Uncorked concert at the Kalamazoo Institute of...more

    My Hero: Contemporary Art & Superhero Action

    Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo

    February 3 - May 13, 2018

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    A sprawling collection of 50-75 international artworks that explore iconic superhero imagery and reimagined interpretations of classic heroes. The variety of interpretations is vast and...more

    The Jungle Book

    Presented by Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra at Western Michigan University - Miller Auditorium, Kalamazoo

    May 26, 2018

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    Join your KSO as they perform live the music of Disney’s classic The Jungle Book. This animated, iconic film features the charming and delightful score by...more

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