The FIA offers an active schedule of events for members and the general public throughout the year including: the Flint Art Fair, Holiday Walk, art auctions, wine tasting, and beer tasting. FIA members receive invitations to attend opening events, which include special lectures and receptions for temporary exhibitions.
Friday, October 13, 2023
Early Access 6p | Main Event 7p - 10p
The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Art on Tap: Beer, Bourbon, BBQ event. Join us this fall to sample an exclusive selection of craft beers and sip on unique bourbons under two large enclosed tents. Guests will enjoy live entertainment, art demonstrations, giant games, barbecue buffet and donut bar! Enter for your chance to win one of each beers featured at the event, amazing brewery packages, distillery swag and much more.
A limited amount of rare and hard to find beers and bourbons will be available so reserve your Early Access tickets to ensure you get a taste! Check back soon for a list of these exclusives and all participating breweries and distilleries.
Funds raised support museum programming and outreach programs for PreK-12 students. Sponsorships and ticket purchases are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Vegetarian options provided.
Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend and provide a valid government ID upon arrival.
THE CONTEMPORARIES IS AN AFFILIATE GROUP OF THE FLINT INSTITUTE OF ARTS THAT HAS ACCESS TO THE FIA THROUGH SPECIAL EVENTS, TOURS, WORKSHOPS, AND NETWORKING WITH OTHER YOUNG PROFESSIONALS.
MEMBERSHIP FOR ONE PERSON IS $50 AND TWO PEOPLE ARE $75. YOU MUST BE AN FIA MEMBER AT THE INDIVIDUAL LEVEL ($30) OR HIGHER.
Saturday, October 28, 2023 | 8p-11p
Enjoy a spooky evening with special gallery tours, a haunting hotshop demo, music, food, and surprises along the way!
Join The Contemporaries now to attend Artful Halloween for FREE and other great events throughout the year. The Contemporaries is an affiliate group of the Flint Institute of Arts that has access to the FIA through special events, tours, workshops, and networking with other young professionals.
Membership for one person is $50 and two people are $75. You must be an FIA member at the Individual level ($30) or higher. For more information, speak with a Visitor Services Representative or Click Here.
FREE - Member of The Contemporaries
$50 - In Advance
$75 - At the door
Minimum age 21
Founders Society & the Flint Institute of Arts
Oct 28 | Saturday • 10a-5p
Oct 29 | Sunday • 11a–4p
Flint Cultural Center Academy
1200 Robert T. Longway Blvd., Flint
|Children 12 & Under||FREE|
The Flint Institute of Arts and its Founders Society announce the FIRST FROST Arts & Fine Crafts Fair.
This year’s fair will be held inside the new Flint Cultural Center Academy, one block away from the FIA. We will continue to showcase giftable art and fine hand-crafted items at the beginning of the holiday shopping season.
Shop the Artists
Featuring new and returning selected artists displaying handmade items created from fiber, wood, metal, clay, glass, mixed media and more. Get your holiday shopping done early!
Festival of Trees
Find your handmade, one-of-a-kind tree created by local designers and florists. Also, win great art created by First Frost artists from the Silent Auction and stock up on delicious homemade baked goods, and more!