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Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

435 West South Street, Mailing address: 314 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
+1 269-349-7775
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It's a beautiful art museum. There's lots of things to see with rotating exhibits. The Chihuly in... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2015
KzooTripsMom
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
The Art HIghlight of the Region!!!

Whether you visit during the area regional exhibtion or a touring show this is a fantastic art... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2015
Artisteyes
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Whanganui, New Zealand
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A visual arts museum with 11 galleries focused primarily on American art, with permanent collection galleries and 3-5 traveling (loaned) exhibitions at any time, averaging 12 new exhibitions annually. An interactive family gallery welcomes hands-on activities from visitors 2 and over.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great art” (7 reviews)
“gift shop” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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435 West South Street, Mailing address: 314 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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+1 269-349-7775

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Reviewed November 9, 2015

It's a beautiful art museum. There's lots of things to see with rotating exhibits. The Chihuly in the foyer is beautiful, like one I'd expect to see in a Vegas hotel lobby!

1  Thank KzooTripsMom
Reviewed November 9, 2015

Whether you visit during the area regional exhibtion or a touring show this is a fantastic art centre that also offers a range of first rate courses in many different art media. Also has a great gift shop which is especially festive at the Holiday...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2015

Spur of the moment stop into the KIA, and loved it! Great exhibits, lots of beautiful works - can't wait to go back.

Thank BlueEyesMI
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I have seen many rare paintings in our Art Museum. We have an excellent staff creating programs. Keeps us on the leading edge of Art. This place has great classes. The gift shop is worth visiting. Great talks and benefits here. The Tiffany Collection is...More

Thank Serenity449
Reviewed October 26, 2015

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has many excellent works from important artists, including several Hudson River School painters, Cassatt, Degas, Dali, and a surprising selection from the 1970's to the present. In the entrance is a wonderful glass piece by Chihuly.

Thank sackbob
Reviewed October 14, 2015

I must admit I was completely ready to be underwhelmed by the entire experience but I was could not have been more wrong. KIA is an amazing collection of art that can appeal to almost everyone. Do not make the same mistake I did by...More

Thank Robert F
Art_SeekerKIA, Public Relations Manager at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2015

Robert, we are so glad that you had a wonderful time. Thank you for sharing your experience! Best regards - and please come back - Katie Houston, KIA Marketing & PR Manager

Reviewed September 28, 2015

Always a great selection of art on exhibit. Everyone is helpful, informed and attentive. I would recommend the KIA to anyone!

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Ever changing exhibits show that art is a evolving thing. Love the easy access downtown, people can get here easily and spend hours.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed September 23, 2015

In the past the KIA has hosted some pretty impressive exhibitions for a museum and a community it's size. On my most recent visit it served as an information station of sorts for the monthly "Art Hop" festivities the city holds. I also noticed programs...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed September 11, 2015

Kalamazoo is known for its home made beers and good food but were also known for our good arts. If your looking for a place to learn about arts and culture then look no further with the Kalamazoo institute of arts with its classes on...More

Thank Jorge C
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