Upcoming Lectures & Discussions
Unveiling Ancient Beauty: The Hidden Art of Restoration in the Vatican Museums
Tuesday, November 27
Location: FIA Theater
Presented by Fr. Kevin Lixey
The International Director of the Patron of the Arts in the Vatican Museums will offer an inside view to the fascinating world of art restoration that is carried out on a daily basis in the Vatican Museum’s six on-site restoration laboratories, while presenting some of the...
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Bray Series are made possible by the Viola E. Bray Charitable Trust.
Adults – Rubens Member Only Event
The Thompson Lecture was established in 1991 by Dr. and Mrs. Jack W. Thompson to enable the Flint Institute of Arts to present a distinguished speaker in the arts or humanities each year.
Illustrated lectures by scholars, collectors, and educators present diverse perspectives and introduce new ideas about art.
Check back soon for upcoming lectures.
Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture
The Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture has been established to address the topics of art, religion and history prior to the 19th century, and is funded by the Sheppy Dog Fund, Dr. Alan Klein, Advisor.
Book discussions focus on works of fiction and non-fiction related to art, art museums, or FIA collections. The first meeting for each book sets the stage by exploring artists and artwork related to the selected book. Two weeks later, the book is discussed. These free programs are offered on Wednesdays at 1:30p.