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

Comic Creators Program Sign Up

Black Arts And Cultural Center 359 S Kalamazoo Mall Suite 102, Kalamazoo, MI

The Black Arts And Cultural Center is pleased to present our new 'Comic Creators' program beginning March 9th! This program is geared towards aspiring comic book makers ages 10 - 17 years old. Participants will have the opportunity to develop characters and storylines, from start to finish and receive physical copies of their very own […]

Black History Month Exhibit – Opening Night

Black Arts And Cultural Center 359 S Kalamazoo Mall Suite 102, Kalamazoo, MI

Meet, mix, and mingle with this month's featured artist, Janice Purnell and Paul Love and browse our "Black History Month" Exhibit through February 3rd - 28th. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10am to 3pm.

Community Forum

We want to hear from you! Tell us what you want to see and get from the the Black Arts Festival and the BACC as a whole this year.

Healing Seminar – The Benefits Of Massage Therapy

Join us for a blissful evening with Ms. Eugenia Apawu; A Self Acclaimed NC (Nurturing Consultant), LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist), LC (Licensed Cosmetologist), Educator and Entrepreneur. Her experience in alternative healing treatments is grass-rooted from her childhood. A Licensed Massage and Spa professional with over 17 years experience; you can expect nothing but the best. […]

Tough Topics – Financial Literacy In Our Community

BACC is teaming up with KPL to celebrate Black History Month by featuring Small Business Owners of color in our area at an open house in our Gail Sydnor Gallery. Patrons of all ages are invited to meet the guests, submit a raffle ticket for a door prize, enjoy refreshments, and discuss financial literacy in […]

Tough Topics – The Absence Of Money Talk For Our Youth

Money makes the world go 'round, yet we don't tend to teach our young people financial literacy until they are adults. KPL teams with BACC for a presentation on the absence of money talk for youth, giving community teens an opportunity to ask questions and learn about financial literacy in our library. Snacks provided. No registration […]

Trivia & Soul Food

Black Arts And Cultural Center 359 S Kalamazoo Mall Suite 102, Kalamazoo, MI

Get ready to play some classic card and board games while enjoying some genuine soul food at BACC's 2nd annual Trivia & Soul Food Game Night. Dominate in Spades, Uno, Black Card Revoked, Out of Bounds, Karaoke, and more at the Black Arts And Cultural Center's 2nd annual Trivia & Soul Food game night, in […]


OKAY Girl! March Exhibit

Stop in between March 3rd and 24th to view our "OKAY Girl!" exhibit in celebration of Women's History Month. Gallery hours are Tuesday - Friday, 10am to 3pm.

She Makes A Difference

In honor of Women's History Month, the Black Arts And Cultural Center and the Kalamazoo Public Library wants to lift up women of color from our community who are making a difference, and the many efforts that they have made to build community and inspire change during our 'She Makes A Difference" event, March 21st. […]