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Flint Institute of Arts

1120 East Kearsley Street
810-234-1695

Mission Statement:

To advance the understanding and appreciation of art for all through collections, exhibitions, and educational programs.

About Us:

The Flint Institute of Arts has served an important role in the life of the Flint community since its founding in 1928 and today, continues to play a major role in the growth and revitalization of the city of Flint. Through its exhibitions, interpretive programs, film screenings, concerts, lectures, family events and educational outreach programs, the FIA serves more than 120,000 adults and children annually from all over southeast Michigan.

The selection and presentation of exhibitions and related programming is at the heart of the FIA’s mission which is to advance the understanding and appreciation of art for all through collections, exhibitions, and educational programs. The FIA has been accredited by the American Association of Museums since 1972 and in 2002 the FIA’s collection was designated a National Treasure by the Presidents Committee on the Arts. In 2007, the FIA received the Governor’s Award for Arts and Cultural Organization.

The FIA’s 150,000 sq. ft. facility is a unique space with more than 25,000 sq. ft. of gallery space, a large light-filled and welcoming entrance and lobby area with visitor amenities including a café and gift shop, an Art School, a library, a theater ideal for presentations, films, and lectures, a video gallery, and a large "great hall," seating more than 200 for events of all kinds.

The FIA maintains a collection of over 8,000 objects, sustains a membership of 3,200, registers 1,700 students from pre-school age to senior citizens in Museum Art School studio classes, and presents school programs to 25,000 K-12 students annually.



Reviews

Mark Andrews

Rating:
Friday, June 29, 2018
The art exhibits were excellent. The facility was spotless. BUT, I was an employed black man, with a good job, and it seemed I was followed around, like I was a criminal. Maybe be cause I was wearing gym clothes. I was in a relax mode, cause I had the week off. I just hope they do not treat other black visitors, this way.

Ciarah Winterhalt

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018
The FIA is seperated based on the type of art it is. For example, there is a contemporary art section. Some pieces of art are traded out very often so you are set up to see new art every time you visit. The institute is very clean and you are allowed to take pictures of most art piece. The institute also has art classes upstairs. It's a lot of fun to walk around and see new art each time.

Eric Hetland

Rating:
Saturday, May 19, 2018
This is truly a gem in Michigan. The curation is outstanding, every time we've gone we've been blown away with the special exhibits, and the permanent collection is well balanced. It is a bit small for an art museum, but the quality is well beyond what one might see at similar sized museums, it's even better than the DIA in many respects. Only downside, is that there is not much to offer in the cafe...

susie west

Rating:
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
Lots of treasures. I bought gifts and art for myself. Definitely worth going to. It's open tomorrow too. Not sure about hours. This was the annual Christmas art fair.

Pat S

Rating:
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
Wonderful little art museum. Wish I could have spent more time here. The staff was so helpful and informative, I learned a lot about exhibits from their input.

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Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Friday, Sep 28, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Small Worlds

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Flint, MI
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Exhibition - Small Worlds

Sunday, Sep 30, 2018 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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Monday, Oct 1, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Flint, MI
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Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Friday, Oct 5, 2018 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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