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Flint Institute of Arts

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Address: 1120 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503-1915
Phone Number: 8102341632
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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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Wonderful Art and interesting events

The FIA has a wonderful gallery. They also have a gift shop full of cool gifts for children and art lovers. I haven't tried the Cafe but it is always busy. Seating was also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Theresa G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The FIA has a wonderful gallery. They also have a gift shop full of cool gifts for children and art lovers. I haven't tried the Cafe but it is always busy. Seating was also limited when I last went to the cafe. The FIA offers classes and summer programs as well as special events. My favorite events include the First... More 

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Thank Theresa G
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The art exhibits are great- Saturdays are free. Kids enjoy and it is very educational. July art fair is awesome.

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Thank Mark E
Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

FIA is an excellent museum for a city the size of Flint. A GEM! The museum continues to have great traveling exhibits.

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Thank Slb0151
Grand Blanc MI
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

For a small town, the activities and exhibits are top notch. Not to be missed. Much of what you see is free.

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Thank Tootsie09
Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

While the Detroit Institute gets a lot of press, we have, in Flint, a very good Art Institute. Many displays that are kept year round and several rotating attractions. A visit to the Sloan across the street then over the FIA after is a great way to spend a rainy, snowy or any Saturday. We visit about 4 times a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a gem. Wonderful collections of Native, African, and American art works well presented in a very functional Gallery. Easy access from the highway. If you are in the area this is a worthwhile place to visit.

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Thank DCSKV
Chestertown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

When my wife and I visit family in MI from Maryland we always try to make a stop at the DIA. Being closed on Monday, we shifted directions and looked up the museum in Flint. Joined by my two sisters, the four of us went to the Flint Institute of Arts (FIA). We discovered a treasure for our tastes. First,... More 

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Thank Tom M
Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

The FIA has made great strides to ensure its galleries mirror the changing dynamic of Americana. Additionally, the FIA offers classes which allow students, locals, or anyone aspiring to a career in art a means to achieve that goal. Their most recent exhibit showcased the conception and explosion of the video game industry. So the exhibits are hip and new.... More 

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Thank Jeremy G
Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

A must for all. Saturday's are free. Exhibits change frequently and are family friendly. Flint is blessed to have this in our community.

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Thank Nancy S
Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Love free Saturdays! We enjoyed the interactive video game exhibit. Staff was super friendly. This place is so big!

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