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Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
269-349-7775
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Ranked #2 of 10 attractions in Kalamazoo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
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Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We saw the Featured Tiffany exhibit as well as a very small art exhibit from China and Japan and wandered the other exhibits halls. The institute provides great information along with their exhibits and we thoroughly enjoyed walking through the galleries.

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

so many terrific exhibits....easy to walk though...Really enjoyed the gift shop...so many really unique gifts...found something for everyone. I've seen the Chuhuli exhibit before at a different galley but this was just as well planned and organized.

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Springfield, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

It's right next to the B&B at which we stayed AND the Louis Comfort Tiffany exhibit was going on and it was wonderful. The chihuly hanging in the foyer is AMAZING!!!!!!

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Auburn, Alabama
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Great exhibits from glasswork to textiles to mixed media. There is something on display to appeal to all tastes of art. Really glad my friend took me here.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We loved the extensive display of American art and the Tiffany exhibit. This is a nice medium-sized museum with friendly people to help you. Highly recommended.

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Grand Ledge, Michigan, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The Kzoo Institute of Art is a small art space but they always use it effectively. It is a pleasure to have space around objects and floor space to avoid bumping into someone when looking at art. This was true for the bamboo exhibit last year and applies to the current Tiffany lamp exhibit that I saw with a few... More

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

and that's how you welcome art lovers!!! A nice place to enjoy the many offerings, they change out exhibits regularly so you never know what will interest you on this visit...or your next one!!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It's about a six hour drive from Ann Arbor to Chicago. Ann Arbor is more or less Exit 172 on I-94 in Michigan, while the Kalamazoo Institute of Art is best reached off Exit 76. Four miles or so north (on the left) on something called Westnedge Avenue is the KIA, a Fifties or Sixties style building which in another... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is an excellent place if you love art, and don't mind getting lost in it for a few hours. Keep an eye out for rotating art, and exhibits.

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Central Ohio
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I went to this museum to see the traveling exhibit of Tiffany glass and jewelry, which was wonderful, but I was impressed by the rest of the museum as well. There was a show of contemporary Michigan art which featured many different media, and there was a marvelous temporary exhibit of Asian photographs by a local photographer (equivalent to a... More

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