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.

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

5.25.19 – 9.19.19

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

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

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

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

Roger Brown: Virtual Still Lifes

5.2.19 – 9.15.19

Museum of Arts and Design

New York, New York

Roger Brown, American, 1941–1997. Virtual Still Life #15: Waterfalls and Pitchers, 1995. Oil on canvas with mixed media. 37 1/2 × 50 x 9 inches. Museum purchase, 2011.324

Science Paints Our World: Chemistry & Art

6.4.19 – 9.1.19

Midland Center for the Arts

Midland, Michigan

Joseph Drapell, Canadian, born Czech Republic, born 1940. Gates of Life, 1998. Acrylic on canvas. 84 x 95 inches. Gift of Anne Low, 2008.355

John Gittins, American, born 1940. Guadalupe, 1987. Acrylic on canvas. 85 x 25 inches. Gift of the artist, 2008.341

Roy Lerner, American, born 1954. Getting Traction I, 1994. Acrylic, gel medium and screen on canvas. 57 1/2 × 33 inches. Museum purchase, 2000.51

Roy Lichtenstein, American, 1923–1997. Sweet Dreams, Baby!, 1966. Silkscreen on paper. 39 × 28 3/4 inches. Museum purchase, 1966.6

Morris Louis, American, 1912–1962. I-31, 1962. Acrylic resin on unprimed canvas. 83 1/4 × 15 1/2 inches. Museum purchase with funds from the J. L. Hudson Company Acquisitions Challenge Grant and contributions from the Viola E. Bray Charitable Trust and other donors, 1982.180

Marjorie Minkin, American, born 1941. Triton, 1995. Acrylic on lexan. 36 x 19 1/2 inches. Gift of the Vero Beach Museum of Art, 2007.146

Irene Neal, American, born 1936. Inside Velvet, 1999. Acrylic on canvas on board. 82 x 42 x 2 inches. Gift of Irene Neal, 1999.32

Bruce Piermarini, American, born 1953. Caterpillar Crawl, 2001. Acrylic and foam on canvas. 80 x 30 x 16 inches. Gift of the artist, 2005.1

Jerald Webster, American, born 1953. Rites of Spring, 1992. Acrylic on canvas. 42 1/4 × 78 3/8 inches. Gift of the artist, 2001.2