Enjoy the art and science of craft beer and coffee at Kingman Museum

Love craft beer and coffee? Want to sample your favorite fares and learn more about how they are made?

Kingman Museum will hold it’s annual Art & Science fundraiser, this time on the Art & Science of Craft Beer and Coffee, from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at the museum, both inside and on the grounds.

In addition to providing beer from your favorite breweries, this festival will feature multiple elements of the brewing process through table demonstrations hosted by local experts including hands-on learning from local brewers at Territorial Brewing Company, The Distant Whistle Brewhouse, Final Gravity Brewing, and more. And this year we have added coffee with science tables from Ron’s Beans and Cafe Rica.

The event also includes hands-on crafts with the Art Center of Battle Creek, music by Kalamazoo local Megan Dooley, and food truck deliciousness from Motor Mouth, MI.

The event will take place both inside Kingman Museum and in a tent on the grounds. All proceeds will benefit Kingman Museum in its mission to remain a resource and destination for lifelong learning opportunities in natural history and earth science, the universe, and cultures around the world.

General admission includes five drink tickets, an event bag and logo cup. Tickets $25 for Kingman Museum members, $30 non-members. To register and purchase tickets, visit and click on the “News & Events” tab. Must be age 21 and older to purchase tickets.

Thank you to our event sponsors: Oaklawn Hospital, Hemenway Wealth Management of Raymond James, Atlas Sales, Biggby Coffee of Columbia Ave, Ron’s Beans, Final Gravity Brewing, Columbia Auto Service, Plumeria Botanical Boutique.

Please note Kingman Museum will be closed during normal open hours Saturday, May 18 to prepare for the fundraiser, but will reopen that Sunday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kingman Museum is normally open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with free admission and $2 per person planetarium shows. The museum is also open during the week year-round for group visits and field trips by appointment.

Kingman Museum is located at 175 Limit Street in Battle Creek in the midst of beautiful Leila Arboretum. For more information, call (269) 965-5117 or visit

Kingman Museum is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization created to be a resource and destination for lifelong learning opportunities in natural history, the universe and world cultures.