The Krasl Art Center in downtown St. Joseph, Michigan collects and publicly displays contemporary sculpture. On our campus and throughout the community, indoors and out, you can engage with dynamic artworks by Dale Chihuly, Richard Hunt, George Rickey, and many more artists – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Explore the Krasl Art Center’s public sculpture sites and you will learn about more than art; you will discover the community in which it lives.
Krasl Art Center offers youth and adult education programs in a variety of media, including drawing, painting, photography, stop-motion animation, ceramics, and sculpture. Stay up-to-date on classes by subscribing to our e-newsletter
KAC is proud to offer virtual programs and Krasl Kits you can enjoy from home in addition to our outdoor classes.
Something is always happening at Krasl Art Center. From the Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff to ongoing public events indoors and out to our volunteer gatherings, Krasl is a vibrant year ’round gathering spot. See what’s coming soon. We’d love to see you at Krasl Art Center in beautiful downtown St. Joseph, Michigan.
The 2020 Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff has been canceled, but you can still support the talented artists juried into the fair! Browse our 2020 Featured Artists and purchase artwork directly through the artists’ websites.
Mark your calendar for July 10 & 11, 2021 as we celebrate the 60th annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff.
The non-profit Krasl Art Center provides southwest Michigan residents and visitors the opportunity to experience high quality art exhibitions, installations, and events, and to participate in art classes, camps, guest artist workshops, and outreach opportunities. Always changing indoors and out, Krasl is grateful for the support of our generous donors, volunteers and members. If you haven’t yet, please consider volunteering, becoming a member and/or making a donation. It all matters.
In tandem with the Body Language exhibition, dance artist Carolyn Pampalone-Rabbers creatively installed multiple screenings of newly developed dance performances and body movements. Rabbers is a member of Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a BFA in Dance and has performed for Coldplay, Omi, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Poet Theatricals, The Union Project Dance Company, LACDC, Clairobscur, Vox Lumiere’s Phantom of the Opera, Diavolo EdCo, & Nickerson-Rossi Dance Company.
This artlab exhibition explored the evolution of domestic appliances and how they have gradually shaped humans into creatures of comfort. Consisting of sculptural apparatuses connected through the elements and functions of domestic appliances, Yehelena & Michael re-imagined these household object’s place within consumption, preservation, sustainability, and necessity. By altering the functionality of domestic appliances, the tools are turned into metaphors that reflect our dependency on these devices and the desire to break free from their comforting grasp at the same time.