Art & Museums

Andrews University Architecture Resource Center

Maintained by the highly ranked Andrews University Division of Architecture, the Andrews Architectural Resource Center (ARC) houses several important and valuable collections of architectural research materials.

ARS Gallery - Anna Russo Sieber

An art gallery/art center. The gallery offers local, regional and national artists with over six exhibits a year. We offer arts education and lifestyle classes including painting, sculpting, mosaic and photography, as well as Italian language, the Art of Entertaining, wine education and more. We also offer after school art programs to our Boys & Girls Club and to local children. We offer five weeks of summer art camps teaching film education, painting, sculpture, and printmaking. We partner with Water Street Glassworks to offer glass to our older campers.

Box Factory for the Arts

The Box Factory for the Arts owned by the Berrien Artists' Guild, has three galleries, a gift shop, a stage and seating for concerts and plays, and 37 resident artists.

Chartreuse - A Gallery of Local Art

We are an artist-owned and operated art gallery in downtown St. Joseph on the shore of Lake Michigan. We offer art by more than 20 local artists who are experts at their craft.

Curious Kids' Discovery Zone

Curious Kids' Discovery Zone is the brand new extension of the Curious Kids' Museum in St. Joseph, MI. We are a hands-on interactive museum developed to inspire curiosity and wonder while stimulating learning, imagination, exploration, and role playing in a child's world.

Curious Kids' Museum

Touch, see, hear, smell and taste the wonders of the world. The Curious Kids' Museum is a hands-on children's museum dedicated to stimulating the curiosity of children from 1-102 with educational exhibits and programs which challenge the senses and offer unique learning opportunities.

Dr. Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum

One of the earliest houses in the South Haven area, this National Historic Site is the birthplace of the Horticulturalist Dr. Liberty Hyde Bailey.

Krasl Art Center

The Krasl Art Center, located in St. Joseph, Michigan, provides southwest Michigan residents and visitors the opportunity to experience high quality art exhibitions and installations seven days a week at no cost. (Donations are always appreciated.) The Krasl Art Center features a rotating exhibition schedule throughout the year. Additionally, select works from the Krasl Art Center’s permanent sculpture collection can be seen year round throughout the twin cities of St. Joseph and Benton Harbor. For those interested in finding a unique, one-of-a-kind gift, take advantage of The Shop at the Krasl Art Center which offers rare handmade art, jewelry and décor. The Krasl Art Center is free and open to the public. The Krasl Art Center, in downtown St. Joseph, is a visual arts center that is accredited by the American Association of Museums in Washington, D.C.

Michigan Flywheelers Museum

Dedicated to the preservation of antique gas and steam machinery, the museum hosts one of the largest antique engine and tractor shows in the state every September.

Michigan Maritime Museum

Welcome to the Michigan Maritime Museum, home port to the tall ship replica Friends Good Will. Daily summer cruises are available weather permitting.

Museum of Natural History

In 1960 the Andrews University Biology Department established the Museum of Natural History around the nucleus of a few specimens used for teaching. It has since developed into a display used by students and visited by hundreds of people annually.

New Territory Arts Association

The New Territory Arts Association (NTAA) was founded in 1998 to create a vital Benton Harbor Arts District through community outreach and advocacy of the arts. We are a 501(c)(3) grassroots organization dedicated to the revitalization of the Benton Harbor Arts District with a firm belief that "Art Builds Community."

Niles History Center

The Niles History Center is the Fort St. Joseph Museum and Chapin Mansion, both located at 508 E. Main Street in beautiful downtown Niles, Michigan. Henry and Ruby Chapin constructed their magnificent home in 1882. Donated to the City of Niles in 1933, it served as City Hall and is now administered by the Niles History Center. The Chapin Mansion serves as one of the nation’s finest examples of the American Aesthetic style. Ornate stained glass windows, beveled mirrors, impressive brass chandeliers, beautiful hand-carved woodwork and nine fireplaces will transport you back to this ornate period of the 1880s. Tours of the Chapin Mansion are led by trained docents and allow visitors an inside look into this beloved Niles landmark. 

North Berrien Historical Museum

The museum Features the rich history of Bainbridge, Coloma, Hagar and Watervliet townships. Also showcased are artifacts and memorabilia from the cities of Coloma and Watervliet.

O'Hearn & Fielding Art Glass

We are a working art glass (fused glass) studio offering small classes on site and now at several wineries, restaurants and hotels in Berrien County. Let us come to you.

Siegfried H. Horn Archaeological Museum

The Siegfried H. Horn Archaeological Museum is home to over 8,500 artifacts and objects from the Bible lands.

St Joseph Historic Walking Tours

This self-guided tour leads visitors along the bluff overlooking historic St. Joseph, incorporated in 1834. Beginning at the corner of State and Port Streets, the tour takes you past several monuments, pointing out interesting historical facts, from the landing of Robert de LaSalle in 1679 to the well-known poems of local-born poet Ben King

The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center


Admission is free at St. Joseph's historical headquarters, the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center. See both of the original Fresnel Lenses from St. Joe's 1907 Lighthouses-- the only museum display on the Great Lakes of lenses that actually worked together in the same range light system. Rotating interactive exhibitions focus on the Benton Harbor-St. Joseph area.

The History Center at Courthouse Square

The Berrien County Historical Associations 1839 Courthouse Complex interpets Berrien County history, through it's facility that consists of the restored 1839 courthouse, 1870 sheriff's residence and Jail Plaza, 1830 Murdock Log House and Blacksmith Shop.