KAC MEMBERS’ SHOW: INSPIRED BY… EXHIBITION PROGRAMMING

Learn more about the work on view during special tours, artist talks, and other virtual events. All events require advance registration. To register, click the links below.

Hours and event details are subject to change. KAC references state health guidelines to make adjustments for the safety of our visitors. Find the most up-to-date hours, admission information, and safety policies under the Visit tab.


INSPIRING YOUR AUDIENCE: VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9
11 AM - 12 PM
Free on Zoom for KAC Members; Registration Required

Special single-day workshop for KAC Members! Artist El Ronan (elronan.com, @elronanart) shares tips and tools to present your artwork online and grow your social media presence, all while making connections with followers and inspiring your audience through art. 


LIVE AT LUNCHTIME FOCUS TALKS

THURSDAYS at 12 PM
FREE on Facebook Live

Live at Lunchtime is a weekly series over the lunch hour on Facebook Live during which artists and art workers share more about their work at KAC and in the community. Check back often as new topics are added!

  • February 11 – Jennifer Zona, Alternative Grid Artist
  • February 18 – Member Artists Inspired by… Their Medium
  • February 25 – Member Artists Inspired by… Nature
  • March 4 –  Member Artists Inspired by… Social Justice
  • March 11 – Member Artists Inspired by… Michigan
  • March 18 – Winner of the People’s Choice Award

2020 MEMBERS’ SHOW OPENING WEEKEND

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30 & SUNDAY, JANUARY 31
SPECIAL MEMBER ACCESS 9 AM - 11 AM
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 11 AM - 5 PM

The KAC Members’ Show: Inspired by… will open Saturday, January 30, with special hours for participating member artists and their guests from 9 – 11 AM on both Saturday and Sunday, and public hours 11 AM – 5 PM. Capacity limits still apply.


VIRTUAL COFFEE WITH THE CURATOR

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 12 PM 
FREE on Facebook Live

Join KAC member artists and KAC Curator Tami Miller for an insightful virtual tour of the exhibition during Live at Lunchtime (And remember to pick up your Forté Coffee before we start!).


THIRD THURSDAY: INSPIRED BY… ARTIST CHRISTINA ROOT VAZQUEZ

VIRTUAL ARTIST TALK
THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 7 PM
FREE; Advance Registration required 

Christina Root Vazquez was an integral part of the arts community of Southwest Michigan and KAC for several years. She managed KAC’s ceramics studio, was a beloved teacher and a founding member of Chartreuse Artist Co-Op. She is best known for her playful artworks and rings made of eclectic ceramic shards. Learn where Christina’s geographic journeys have taken her and how they have impacted her creatively as an artist in this inspiring artist talk. 


THIRD THURSDAY: INSPIRED BY… THE MUSKEGON MUSEUM OF ART

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 7 PM
FREE; Advance Registration required 

Join KAC on a virtual field trip to Muskegon with Deputy Director and Curator Tami Miller as we explore inspirations behind the work of artist Richard Hunt! Art Martin, Director of Collections and Exhibitions at the Muskegon Museum of Art, will provide a virtual tour of Richard Hunt’s monumental sculpture Muskegon Together Rising located at the heart of downtown Muskegon. The tour will be in dialogue with Saint Joseph’s own monumental Hunt sculpture, Rising Crossing Tides. Both directors will also highlight additional works by the artist held in the museums’ collections.


THIRD THURSDAY ART EVENTS: MEMBERS’ SHOW VIRTUAL CELEBRATION

VIRTUAL PARTY
THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 7 PM
FREE; Advance Registration required

 

Celebrate the final week of KAC’s Members’ Show with us! Enjoy a virtual tour of the exhibition and hear from member artists about their work as we close out this special annual exhibition and announce the theme for next year.