“Formalative” Exhibit Opening Night

Join us Friday, September 2nd for our Exhibit Opening Night during Art Hop. This month we are displaying "Formalative", an exhibit consisting of large sculptures and canvas art "that gets into the transfer of light through color and movement. It incorporates elements such as texture, shadow, balance, flow, space, and physics." says artist James G. […]

Ways to Fund Your Business

Find out ways you can make your business money through business credit, grants, pitches, and financial self care by attending the Black Women Business Brunch, Saturday, September 10th. Register HERE by September 1st.

Edison Jazz Fest

The Edison Jazz Fest (EJF) is a new annual jazz festival dedicated to uplifting the work of unsung jazz greats. We have found a home for this festival in the Edison neighborhood of Kalamazoo, where there is a pressing need and desire for accessible arts events. This festival will feature world-class performances, enriching lectures and workshops, and […]

Pitching For Showcasing Workshop

Learn  how to pitch like a boss during this informative workshop lead by Sydney Davis. Register for free HERE

October Exhibit Opening Night

Join us next Friday, October 7th, for the opening night of our October exhibit featuring artist Jean Carter from 5pm to 8pm. Jean is a multimedia artist from Elkhart Indiana who has been using whimsical designs of nature to purposefully repurpose over the past 12 years.

The Making of Black Comics Workshop

As we continue to celebrate the preemie of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, join us and long time comic book creator Kenjji. as he teaches you how comic book characters and storylines are created. Both an adult and youth class are offered and you can RSVP for free by clicking HERE.    Learn more about the […]

Halloween At The Epic Center

Bring your kiddos to the Epic Center, Friday, October 28th between 11am and 2pm for Trick Or treating at the Epic Center! An indoor event where families will collect candy from art organizations and learn about them on all 3 floors! This event is geared towards providing a safe and controlled trick or treating location […]

Wendell And Wild Film Screening And Discussion

Netflix and chill with us as we watch Wendell And Wild, a new fantasy horror film by Henry Selick and Jordan Peele, that takes us on an adventure as two devious demon brothers, Wendell and Wild, have to face their arch-enemy with the help of the nun Sister Helly, who is known for expelling demons. […]

Inspiring Racial Creativity

The Lewis Walker Institute presents Inspiring Radical Creativity with Gabby Rivera. This event taking place on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at 7 pm in the Bernhard Center - South Ballroom, will be hosted by Dr. Gwen Tarbox.  Gabby Rivera, a writer, and storyteller, who wrote the Marvel comic book America, about America Chavez, the first queer Latinx superhero, […]

The Making Of Black Comics

As we continue to celebrate the preemie of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, join us and long time comic book creator Kenjji. as he teaches you how comic book characters and storylines are created. Both an adult and youth class are offered and you can RSVP for free by clicking HERE.    Learn more about the instructor:  […]

Wakanda Forever Private Screening

Experience Wakanda with us and the Lewis Walker Institute during this private screening of the Black Panther sequel  "Wakanda Forever" on November 10th. Click Here to purchase your tickets!

Pre Kwanzaa Bazaar

A night filled with shopping black owned business vendors, art work, and live performances to celebrate Kwanzaa inside the Black Arts And Cultural Center. Become a vendor HERE