Membership Benefits

  Opportunities to View and Purchase Art

  • Exhibits at the Kokomo Art Center

              March – November

              Tuesday -Saturday 1-4pm

  • Artworks Gallery provides a local venue for members to exhibit, sell, and develop talent through classes.

             Monday-Friday 10am-6pm

             Saturday 10am-4pm

  • Links to websites of local artists on www.kaaonline.org

  • Art in Artist Alley on First Fridays in downtown Kokomo, Indiana

  • Art in the Park

  • Art on Main

  • Mural Initiative Program

     

    Opportunities to Compete and Exhibit

  • Annual Spring Art Show Competition for both professional and non-professional artists

  • Photography Show competition for photographers

  • Special single artist/group exhibits

     

    Opportunities to Learn

  • Workshops and Seminars throughout the year presented by Art professionals at reduced rates for members

  • Kid’s Summer Art Camp taught by Art professionals including Kids’ Art exhibition

  • Small Art research library and study area at the Art Center

  • Weekly Art classes at Artworks Gallery

     

    Opportunities for Awards & Scholarships

  • Jean Hippensteel-KAA Visual Arts Award

    Given annually to a High School Senior

  • Lydia A. Hankemeier Memorial Award

    Given annually to an Aspiring Artist KAA Member

  • Betty Jo Lee Memorial Award

  • Scholarships for young artists to attend Kid’s Summer Art Camp

     

  • Donation Opportunities

  • KAA Capital Improvement Fund

  • Jean Hippensteel Award Fund

  • Permanent Collection Maintenance Fund

  • Kid’s Summer Art Camp Grant

  • Community Foundation Grant for Visual Arts

 

      General Operations Giving

  • Sponsor                                 $100

  • Patron                                    $200

  • Sustaining Member               $500

  • Gold Benefactor                  $5000

       KAA is a civic not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

 

      Kokomo Art Association Purpose

  • To promote and sustain the creation and appreciation of Art in Kokomo and Howard County.

  • To bring Art to the Community

  • To bring the Community to Art

  • To serve as guardian of the Permanent Collection of Fine Hoosier Art.

  • To raise community awareness of the many contributions of the arts to the quality of community life.

  • To stimulate creativity, expression, dialogue, respect for talent and appreciation of beauty in all aspects of civic life.

  • To provide opportunities for local artists of all ages to discover and develop their talents, exhibit their work and experience public scrutiny and commendation.

  • To enhance the community’s image as a place where the Arts are recognized as a contributor to the quality of life, to enhance the community’s attractiveness to corporations that regard these ideals as important and to find visible avenues of community service and support.

  • To uphold and advance the welfare of the Arts

     

    By supporting the Arts and the teaching of Art, we ensure that whole generations of children will grow up learning to appreciate and to create Art that endures beyond generations.

     

    Please help support the Kokomo Art Association.