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Flint Institute of Arts

1120 East Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503
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Ranked #2 of 46 Attractions 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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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
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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
93 helpful votes 93 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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3 attraction reviews
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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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Flint, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

FIA offers some lovely permanent exhibits as well as interesting and varied temporary attractions with a wide range of appeal. Saturdays are free and can be a nice beginning for a day spent in Flint with easy access to the Farmers Market and downtown restaurants. This town is trying to make a come back and the FIA has been a... More 

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Dallas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A little gem in the heart of this resurgent small city. A perennial favorite, definitely work the visit.

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Durand, Michigan
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9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Friday night was just going to be another night at home until my Dad called and asked if I wanted to see a movie at the FIA. "A touch of sin" was playing for a few nights. It was a Chinese film with subtitles. A very different type of movie about revenge for injustice. The FIA is a wonderful place... More 

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