Museum staff and guest speakers present a variety of topics in history and science on most Sunday afternoons during the months of September through May. The FREE hour-long programs (1:30-2:30 pm) are offered in the Mary Jane Stryker Theater. Curator Tom Dietz gives insights into local history with ever-evolving new research to keep it lively. Planetarium coordinator and science educator Eric Schreur enlightens the audience about astronomy and other physical sciences.
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Kalamazoo Valley Museum on the Air
Public Media Network on channels 99
Sundays @ 2 p.m.
Tuesdays @ 5:30 p.m.
Wednesdays @ 11:30 p.m.
Fridays @ 7 p.m.
Public Transit in Kalamazoo
March 23, 2014
Explore the early history of public transit in Kalamazoo and how it affected the city’s development.
The Townships of Kalamazoo County – Oshtemo Township
April 6, 2014
Find out about the early 19th century history of what was then a primarily agricultural township, organized in 1839.
The Full Moon Disappears
April 13, 2014
Get ready to view the total lunar eclipse of April 15th. See a timeline of events during the eclipse, an explanation of how eclipses happen, and information on photographing the eclipse.
Kalamazoo’s Musical Heritage
May 4, 2014
The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival builds on a long musical tradition in Kalamazoo. From Hiram Underwood to Chester Z. Bronson, find out more about Kalamazoo's musical heritage.
The Townships of Kalamazoo County – Pavilion Township
May 18, 2014
Located in south-central Kalamazoo County, Pavilion Township retains much of its 19th century rural character which we will explore in this final Sunday program of the spring.