Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

314 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007


Museum Website

The museum houses a collection of over 4,000 works of art, focusing on American painting, sculpture and ceramics; American and European works on paper; and photography.The collection is expanding to include Oceanic, Pre-Columbian, African, and East Asian art.

Exhibitions & Dates

  • do it!

    Oct 27 2018 - Mar 3 2019

    Organized around the instructions submitted by artists, 27 instructional works selected from a list of 250, all of which are featured in the book "do it the compendium"

  • The Way Forward: New Acquisitions at the KIA

    Jul 28 2018 - Dec 2 2018

    80+ works expand our understanding of American and global cultures

  • Inka Essenhigh: A Fine Line

    Sep 15 2018 - Jan 6 2019

    Large-format works filled with the fantastical images of the everyday, both urban and rural

  • Watanabe: Japanese Print Envoy

    Dec 15 2018 - Mar 10 2019

    Earely 20th-century images of Japan’s people and natural beauty designed for the international market

  • The Expressionist Figure

    Jan 19 2019 - May 5 2019

    Works from the leading artists of the mid-twentieth century