The Flint Institute of Arts believes an effective way to enhance its reputation as an important cultural institution is to lend works of art from its permanent collection to other institutions. Lending art from the permanent collection promotes collegial relationships betweens museums, and provides national and international audiences exposure to works of art from the FIA's outstanding collection. In addition, the FIA also borrows works from other museums, galleries, and collectors to supplement its permanent collection and exhibitions.

Charles White, American, 1918–1979. Wanted Poster Series #17, 1971. Oil on pencil on poster board. 60 x 30 inches. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. B. Morris Pelavin, 1971.43

Charles White: A Retrospective

3.3.18 – 6.9.19

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles, California

Charles White, American, 1918–1979. Wanted Poster Series #17, 1971. Oil on pencil on poster board. 60 x 30 inches. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. B. Morris Pelavin, 1971.43

Hughie Lee-Smith, American, 1915–1999. Slum Lad, ca. 1960. Oil on canvas. 26 x 32 inches. Courtesy of the Isabel Foundation Inlander Collection, L2003.80  © 2018 Estate of Hughie Lee-Smith / Licensed by VAGA at ARS, NY

Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment

2.2.19 – 5.5.19

Peabody Essex Museum

Salem, Massachusetts

5.25.19 – 5.5.19

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Bentonville, Arkansas 

Hughie Lee-Smith, American, 1915–1999. Slum Lad, ca. 1960. Oil on canvas. 26 x 32 inches. Courtesy of the Isabel Foundation Inlander Collection, L2003.80

© 2018 Estate of Hughie Lee-Smith / Licensed by VAGA at ARS, NY

Erastus Salisbury Field, American, 1805–1900. The Taj Mahal, ca. 1850. Oil on canvas. 24 1/4 x 34 1/8 inches. Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1968.20

Once Upon a Time in America: Three Centuries of US-American Art

11.23.18 – 3.24.19

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud

Cologne, Germany

Erastus Salisbury Field, American, 1805–1900. The Taj Mahal, ca. 1850. Oil on canvas. 24 1/4 x 34 1/8 inches. Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1968.20

Thomas Chambers, American, born England, 1808–1869. Old Sleepy Hollow Church, ca. 1850. Oil on canvas. 18 3/4 x 22 3/8 inches. Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1968.18

The Color of the Moon

2.9.19 – 5.12.19

Hudson River Museum

Yonkers, New York

6.1.19 –9.8.19

James A. Michener Art Museum

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Thomas Chambers, American, born England, 1808–1869. Old Sleepy Hollow Church, ca. 1850. Oil on canvas. 18 3/4 x 22 3/8 inches. Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1968.18

The Expressionist Figure

1.19.19 – 5.5.19

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Milton Avery, American, 1893–1965. Bicycle Rider by the Loire, 1954. Oil on canvas. 38 x 55 inches. Bequest of Mary Mallery Davis, 1990.19

Bob Thompson, American, 1937 – 1966. Study for St. George and the Dragon, 1961. Crayon on paper. 21 x 14 inches. Museum purchase with funds from the Collection Endowment, 2015.61

Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577–1640. Angel, 1610–11. Oil on modern support transferred from wood panel. 801/2 x 57 inches. Gift of Viola E. Bray, 2005.158

Early Rubens

4.6.19 – 9.8.19

Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco

San Francisco, California

10.5.19 – 1.5.20

Art Gallery of Ontario

Toronto, Canada

Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577–1640. Angel, 1610–11. Oil on modern support transferred from wood panel. 801/2 x 57 inches. Gift of Viola E. Bray, 2005.158

Lee Krasner

5.30.19 – 9.1.19

Barbican Art Gallery

London, England

10.10.19 – 1.12.20

Schirn Kunsthalle

Frankfurt, Germany

5.29.20 – 9.6.20

Guggenheim

Bilbao, Spain

Lee Krasner, American, 1908–1984. Happy Lady, 1963. Oil on cotton duck. 58 x 75¾ inches. Purchased with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts Museum Purchase Grant and the Samuel and Alma Catsman Foundation, 1978.59