Hey, local artists! The 67th annual Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair is set for June 1st and 2nd. Do you want your art featured? Of course you do! Deadline to apply is January 31st.

So, what can you expect from the 2018 Arts Fair? Nearly 200 artists from around the country displaying their jewelry, ceramics, blown glass, paintings, sculpture, photography, and more, to be judged and sold. It's not only the biggest Art Fair to hit Bronson Park, it's the oldest outdoor fair in Michigan. Make it a night and grab some delicious food from the many trucks and listen to music from great local bands including:

Not an artist, but you still want to be involved? The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts relies on volunteers for set-up, tear-down, and more. Email Sandy at sandyl@kiarts.org for more information.

Here's what you need to know about the weekend:

Friday, June 1st

  • Artists in the park, 3pm to 8pm
  • Beer Garden outside the KIA, 4pm to 10pm

Saturday, June 2nd

  • Artists in the park, 3pm to 8pm
  • Children's activities, 12pm to 4pm

Kalamazoo is a city that loves art and supports local artists. Put this creative, inspiring, and one-of-a-kind fair your annual kick-off to summer!

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