News Updates

See below for a list of our press releases in order from most recent to least recent. Thank you for your consideration in sharing our news with your network! For media inquiries, please email

2023 News & Announcements

Arts Council Hires Weber for New Epic Center Director Position

2022 News & Announcements

Kalamazoo-Portage Named Among Top 40 Arts-Vibrant Communities of 2022

ACGK Announces 2023 Art Hop Dates

Kim Shaw Joins Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo as Programs Director

2022 Community Arts Awards Announced

Nominations Sought for Community Arts Awards

Nominations Open for ACGK Community Arts Awards 2022

February Art Hop Goes Virtual to Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year

2021 News & Announcements

ACGK Announces MCACA Minigrant and Arts Fund of Kalamazoo County Grant Recipients

ACGK Announces 2021 Community Arts Awards Recipients

Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo to Activate Haymarket Plaza with Arts and Entertainment

Nominations Open for ACGK Community Arts Awards

Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo Announces KADI FY21 Round I Grant Awards

ACGK Concerts in the Park Series Kicks Off June 6 in Bronson Park

Art on the Mall Returns to Downtown Kalamazoo in June

Arts Council Announces Art Hop App, Plans for May Art Hop

2020 Community Arts Awards Celebration Rescheduled

Art Hop Returns to Downtown Kalamazoo Outdoors in April

Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo Announces 2021 Fiscal Year Grant Opportunities and Workshops

Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo Announces KADI 2020 Round II Grant Awards

2020 News & Announcements

ACGK Announces 2021 MCACA Minigrant Recipients

ACGK Postpones Community Arts Awards Celebration

2020 Community Arts Awards Announced

Arts Equipment and Bussing Grants Now Available

Nominations Open for ACGK Community Arts Awards

Eric Oliphant Joins Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo as Office Coordinator

Concerts in the Park to be Live Streamed

ACGK announces programming changes in the wake of COVID-19

ACGK Announces FY 20 Round 1 KADI Grant Recipients 

Letter to our arts community

ACGK Announces COVID-19 Bridge Grants for Arts Organizations

Art Hop is going Virtual!

ACGK Announces FY 19 Round 2 KADI Grant Recipients

2019 News & Announcements

ACGK Announces Kalamazoo County FY 19 Arts Fund Grant Recipients

ACGK Announces 2020 MCACA Grant Recipients

Arts Council Rolls out new Vision | Mission | Values

ACGK Announces Recipients of the 2019 Community Arts Awards

Longtime Arts Council employee accepts position with Kalamazoo Neighborhood Housing Services (KNHS)

2018 News & Announcements

ACGK Announces 2019 MCACA Grant Recipients

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2018 & 2019 Art Hop Brochures:

Interested in checking out previous Art Hops? Take a look at our archived brochures below!

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Art Hop in Creative Placemaking

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