Black Arts Festival

Bronson Park 200 S Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI

We are back at Bronson to celebrate our 37th Annual Black Arts Festival this year! Join us as we indulge in art, performances, music, food, and fun, Saturday July 8, 2023. Learn how you can be involved by clicking the link below.

Booker T. Jones: 60 Years of Green Onions

Join us on July 8 at Kalamazoo State Theatre and enjoy a free concert performed by this legend of Soul, Booker T. Jones! Jones’s 2019 memoir, Time is Tight: My Life Note by Note is currently available at KPL for checkout. Booker T. Jones is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, record producer, and arranger. Best known as the frontman […]

August Exhibit

This month we are displaying pieces from our personal collection. Pieces in this collection are been donated to or purchased by the BACC throughout the years and we are excited to share them with the community.

2024 Artist Call

Are you an artist of color looking to display their work next year! Applications for our 2024 gallery exhibits open on Monday, September 4th!

September Exhibit

This celebrating the Youth this month, by displaying their art work during our " Young Artist" exhibit. OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION is Friday September 1st at 5pm.

October Exhibit

October we are featuring Rufus Snoddy and Kenjji in Our Gail Sydnor. OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION, Friday October 6th at 5PM!

November Exhibit

November is about textiles and fabrics! Visit our exhibit this month. OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION, Friday November 3rd at 5pm!

December Exhibit

Come by our Gail Sydnor gallery to see our December exhibit!

Pre Kwanzaa Bazaar

Pre Kwanzaa Bazaar is all about promoting art, business, culture and community! Register to vend or perform here:

Black Love: Paint & Sip Event

Register for the "Black Love: Paint and Sip" taught by the very talented Shaquona Espinoza! Enjoy a night out with that special someone or your bestie! Spirits, hors d'oeuvres and all paint supplies will be provided for only $10/couple. Go to to register!

Black & Proud Event

It's going down this Saturday at the BACC! Celebrate Blackness while listening to our favorites hits provided by DJ Chuck. Hope to see you there!