2018

IMPACT

From the Black Arts Festival to Face Off Theatre Company, film series’ and art exhibitions, BACC has committed to preserving history and presenting culture.

2018 RESULTS

Over 100 Businesses Supported BACC Events

$20,000+ Gifted to The BACC

Renewed 20% of Memberships

Gained 15 New Members

33 free and sponsored events in 2018, providing entertainment, education, cultural and organizational awareness to the community.

Sponsored 18 Events in Kalamazoo

55% increase in grants and sponsorships from foundations and businesses for the annual Black Arts Festival.

1,063 Black Arts Festival Attendees

2018 REVIEWS

“I maintain a membership in order to demonstrate support and to ensure your ability to maintain your existence. This community needs this organization.”

Millie Lambert, BACC Member

 

“The BACC has great events for the community to enjoy and dive into the melanated culture. My family tries to support whenever we can.”

Alicia L. Swift, BACC Supporter

WHAT’S NEXT FOR BACC

NEW SPONSORSHIPS

We are launching a sponsorship plan that will align with BACC’s focus of sustainability and the mission of our community partners.

NEW MEMBERSHIPS

We are expanding our existing memberships to be more valuable, inclusive, diverse, efficient and flexible to our loyal supporters.

MORE PROGRAMS

We will increase our impact with many first and pilot programs around education, professional development and legacy planning.

Help Us Create A Big Impact

The Irving S. Gilmore Foundation applauds our efforts and the belief that engaging arts, culture, and history are critical to a strong community.

For that reason, they have agreed to match funds donated to BACC during our 2018 Year End Fundraising Campaign.

We ask that you join us in impacting the community by contributing to the critical work that we carry out. Thank you in advance for supporting black arts and culture in Kalamazoo.

BECOME AN ELITE MEMBER

PURCHASE A HIGH LEVEL MEMBERSHIP TO SUPPORT THE BLACK ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER PROGRAMS AND OPERATIONS

BRONZE - $135

Membership Discounts at BACC General & Festival Events

2 Season Ticket Subscriptions to FOTC Productions

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SILVER - $160

Membership Discounts at BACC General & Festival Events

2 Season Ticket Subscriptions to FOTC Productions

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GOLD - $200

Membership Discounts at BACC General & Festival Events

2 Season Ticket Subscriptions to FOTC Productions

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Call Us

(269) 349 - 1035

Address

Black Arts & Cultural Center
359 S Kalamazoo Mall Ste. 202
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Email Us

info@blackartskalamazoo.org

Office Hours
Monday-CLOSED
Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm

Gail Sydnor Gallery Hours
Tuesday-Friday 1pm-5pm

Art Hop Office & Gallery Hours
Office: 4pm-8pm
Gallery: 5pm-8pm

Office hours are sometimes flexible. We encourage calling before visiting and emailing to schedule Gail Sydnor Gallery viewing and Executive Director appointments.