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Flint Institute of Arts

Address: 1120 East Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503
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Ranked #2 of 80 things to do in Flint
Type: Art museums, Museums
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Type: Art museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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English first
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

great place to take family and friends. Exhibits are easy to negotiate and change frequently. The staff are very friendly and always helpful as well. Recently took some kids who had nothing positive to say about the community on a walking tour and they came away with a new appreciation for their city and I even overheard a few asking... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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91 reviews 91 reviews
11 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Quaint gallery with wonderful rotation of art. Very clean in Collage area of town easy to get to. Most Saturdays are FREE with other day a small charge or donation.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Over the Christmas holiday, we visited the Flint Institute of art, primarily for our grandchildren to see the special video art exhibition. That exhibit is excellent. While there, we also toured the permanent collection and found it to be very well done. The staff is particularly friendly and helpful. We also enjoyed a light lunch while at the FIA.

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Flint, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Go in and look at the lobby. It is the interesting part of the building. The staff is stuck up, and not very friendly or welcoming. I had the opportunity to meet with a couple of the people working the business side of this company as well, all with the same attitude. Two volunteers I came across were the most... More 

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Flint, Michigan
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We check out the FIA on a regular basis as they bring in different exhibits several times a year. Currently featuring video games as art with a historical perspective as well. Very well done for both kids & adults.

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Chicago, Illinois
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68 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

FIA is not large but it is is first-class. The permanent collection covers a wide variety of art and includes several pieces I'd love to look at everyday. Parking is plentiful. Other cultural activities are next door. When I visited only the special exhibit had a fee; the regular galleries were free.

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Alpena, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The FIA is a hidden jewel in Flint. The current exhibits are fantastic. Always a pleasure to go there.

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Mount Morris, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great, really enjoyed ourselves. Seniors looking for something to do. Hadn't been here before have lived in the area for 13 years, retired and looking for something to do. Refreshing, pleasant, learning experience. Great for any age.

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Flint, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Wonderful Exhibitions, very user friendly and the permanent collections are excellant. A hidden jewel located in the College and Cultural center in Flint, MI

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Open 7 days a week and free on Saturdays, The Flint Institute of Arts truly has something for everyone. Located in the heart of Flint's cultural center, the museum exhibits and collections are hands down fantastic (2nd largest in Michigan). My personal favorite things about the FIA are the exhibits, the FOAM films & documentaries on Friday and Saturday nights,... More 

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