The Contemporaries LogoThe Contemporaries is an affiliate group of the Flint Institute of Arts, geared toward FIA members ages 21 to 45. The Contemporaries gains exclusive access to the FIA through special events, tours, workshops, and networking with other young professionals. Membership in The Contemporaries is $50 for one person and $75 for two people. You must be an FIA member at the Individual level ($30) or higher. Join now to attend the great events below including the Kentucky Derby Affair on May 2, 2020.


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The 2nd Annual

Kentucky Derby Affair

September 52 • 5p–8p

FREE for Contemporaries Members
$50 for Non-Members

Wear your hats, grab your bow ties, and make a run for the roses! Southern cuisine, music, silent auction with items from Neiman Marcus, Top Golf, Gaines Jewelry, and more.

Hats are strongly encouraged.


The Contemporaries Member Events
September 5, 2020
The Kentucky Derby Affair
Make a Run for the Roses at the 2nd Annual Kentucky Derby Affair. Watch the race as you enjoy food, music, and fun.
July 18, 2020 
Mystery Road Trip
Hit the road for secret art adventure!