kalamazoo institute of arts http://wmuk.org en 1st Poetry Festival is Large, Local, and Unique to the U.S. http://wmuk.org/post/1st-poetry-festival-large-local-and-unique-us <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There must be something in the water that attracts so many writers and poets to Kalamazoo.</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:25:58 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 13386 at http://wmuk.org 1st Poetry Festival is Large, Local, and Unique to the U.S. 'Inside Steinway' Photo Exhibit Lifts The Lid On Piano Production http://wmuk.org/post/inside-steinway-photo-exhibit-lifts-lid-piano-production <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While next month’s </span><a href="http://www.thegilmore.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Gilmore International Keyboard Festival </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">is all about celebrating what pianos can do, it's not often that we examine what they are made of.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The festival has partnered with the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts to present the photography exhibition "<a href="http://www.kiarts.org/page.php?menu_id=385">Inside Steinway</a>," a series of images of the inside of the storied piano </span>factory<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, shot by&nbsp;photographer <a href="http://www.chrispaynephoto.com/">Christopher Payne</a>.</span></p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:30:47 +0000 Erin Williams 13137 at http://wmuk.org 'Inside Steinway' Photo Exhibit Lifts The Lid On Piano Production Fantastic Rumpus: Illustrators in the vein of Maurice Sendak http://wmuk.org/post/fantastic-rumpus-illustrators-vein-maurice-sendak <p>The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is showing an exhibit called “<a href="http://www.kiarts.org/page.php?page_id=693">Fantastic Rumpus</a>” featuring more than 30 illustrators influenced by the late Maurice Sendak—the author of the popular children’s book <em>Where the Wild Things Are.&nbsp;</em>The exhibit is up until February 9th.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:54:00 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 11224 at http://wmuk.org Fantastic Rumpus: Illustrators in the vein of Maurice Sendak Calling Michigan Home: Different views of Michigan's landscapes http://wmuk.org/post/calling-michigan-home-different-views-michigans-landscapes <p>Photos from the exhibit Calling Michigan Home will be at the upcoming <a href="http://www.kiarts.org/page.php?menu_id=374">Kalamazoo Institute of Arts</a> holiday sale. The exhibit shows ten photographers’ different perspectives on Michigan’s many landscapes.</p><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 04:22:38 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 10584 at http://wmuk.org Calling Michigan Home: Different views of Michigan's landscapes Crossing the country for a paycheck: Wood artist hits the road http://wmuk.org/post/crossing-country-paycheck-wood-artist-hits-road <p>Earlier this month Kendall artist <a href="http://www.czukstudio.com/">Peter Czuk</a> was in Kalamazoo’s Bronson Park, building his booth for the <a href="http://www.kiarts.org/page.php?menu_id=212">KIA Art Fair</a>. Czuk will repeat this setting-up process at many other art fairs this year from Washington and California to the East Coast.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">He says it’s a way to get his work in front of potential customers.</span></p><p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:05:26 +0000 Lorraine Caron 6449 at http://wmuk.org Crossing the country for a paycheck: Wood artist hits the road