Legacy of Giving – Robert Piper

Posted on August 17, 2017

The FIA celebrates the life of Robert Piper, 1942–2017. Bob’s affiliation with the FIA began 50 years ago, as a volunteer through the Friends of Modern Art at the first Art Fair. Art was integral to the lives of both Bob and his late wife, Judy.

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Rodin: The Human Experience – Lost Wax Casting Process

Posted on June 22, 2017

Just before he died in 1917, Auguste Rodin authorized the posthumous casting of his bronzes so that his legacy would be preserved. The Musée Rodin in Paris determines what is a true and original cast and rigorously exercises this authority.

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Press Release

MEDIA ALERT: 50TH ANNUAL FLINT ART FAIR THIS WEEKEND

June 9, 2017 - For Immediate Release

Now in its 50th year, the Flint Art Fair, presented by the Friends of Modern Art (FOMA), attracts thousands of visitors to the two-day event, held on the grounds of the Flint Institute of Arts, in the heart of the beautiful Flint Cultural Center.

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More Than 800 Museums!

Posted on April 24, 2017

Are you an FIA member at the Sustainer, Sponsor, Donor, or Rubens Society level? Be sure to take your FIA membership card anywhere you travel this summer.

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International Museum Day

Posted on April 21, 2017

The Flint Institute of Arts will join a worldwide community of museums to celebrate International Council of Museums’ International Museums Day.

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Legacy of Giving – Doris Sutton

Posted on April 21, 2017

The FIA received incredible and bittersweet news in the form of an unexpected bequest from Doris Sutton. Had she told us of her estate plans, the FIA would've enjoyed celebrating her generosity during her lifetime through the Renaissance Society.

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A Grant from PNC for the FIA's START Program

Posted on January 25, 2017

The Flint Institute of Arts has received a $100,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to support a new Head Start-based Success through Art (START) program designed to benefit children, ages 3 to 5.

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Jerry Taliaferro on Photographing Women of a New Tribe

Posted on January 23, 2017

Behind the scenes of photographer Jerry Taliaferro's process in creating the Women of a New Tribe exhibition.








Press Release

FIA & FPL Partner to Present MLK Day Activities

January 5, 2017 - For Immediate Release

The Flint Institute of Arts, in partnership with the Flint Public Library, will present a celebratory program of the life and work of Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16, 2017 with free, family-friendly activities and events.

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Mitch Albom interviews Assistant Curator of Education Michelle Drummer

Posted on January 13, 2017
































Why Should I Become A Member?

Posted on January 28, 2016





The Legacy of Bess Hurand

Posted on January 27, 2016

The Flint Institute of Arts celebrates the life of Bess Hurand, 1920–2015. Bess became a member of the FIA in 1959 and since then served as a Trustee, Docent, President of the Founders Society, and consummate patron.

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FOMA Films and A Tribute to Siskel & Ebert

Posted on May 23, 2013





Installation of Deborah Butterfield's Tarkio in the Hurand Sculpture Courtyard

Posted on January 20, 2012





Amish Quilts

Posted on October 6, 2011





Industrialization of Flint

Posted on May 26, 2011





Create a Masterpiece Lego Event

Posted on May 25, 2011





Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney Exhibition Tour #2

Posted on April 7, 2011





Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney Exhibition Tour #1

Posted on April 6, 2011





Flint Institute of Arts College Town Interview

Posted on February 16, 2011





Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

Posted on November 17, 2010





Craft in America - Paul J. Stankard - Botanical

Posted on October 2, 2009





Flint Institute of Arts Re-Opening produced by Michigan Television

Posted on May 10, 2009

Flint Institute of the Arts Re-Opening. Video produced by Michigan Television.





Defying Gravity - Josh Simpson

Posted on April 29, 2008