Programs

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

VISUAL ARTS

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PERFORMING ARTS

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YOUTH ARTS

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JAZZ LESSONS

Always wanted to learn how to play Jazz?

Learn and perform with mentors on standards, large ensemble classics, new music and their own original compositions. The objective of this program is to support the development of young jazz artists in their musicianship, as composers, as music conductors, and as entrepreneurs.The fellowship also includes community and educational service opportunities and training, as well as headlining their own concerts in venues across the city of Kalamazoo and beyond.

ARTS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

Business of Artistry Conference

The Business of Artistry is an annual conference for professionals in the arts industry. Successful artists and creative entrepreneurs will inspire and educate dozens who are on track to build a brand and business for their creative craft. Creatives of all artistic backgrounds are invited, including designers, curators, photographers, performers, artists, stylists, models, actresses, musicians and more.

Digital Arts Workshops

Learn to use this comprehensive software tool to efficiently produce motion graphics and visual effects for film, video, multimedia, and the Web. This is  entry-level and a two-day course to get you started using Adobe After Effects powerful tools for creating a wide range of visual and audio effects. Our classes are led by experienced motion graphics professionals who have backgrounds with broadcast, film, and online media production.

THEATRE

Gail Sydnor Artistic Development Grant is funded through annual fundraising & grants to develop artist of color in Kalamazoo. The grant  is designed to support individual artists in their endeavor to develop themselves and their art through projects or professional development. Attention is paid, and weight is given, to the artistic merit of a project, or how a professional development opportunity will help further an artist’s career. There are two separate categories for this grant: Professional Development and Project Support.

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

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GOLD - $200

Membership Discounts at BACC General & Festival Events

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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.