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Flint Institute of Arts

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1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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January 2018

The Art of Containment – Vessels from the Sidney Swidler Collection

01/01/2018 - 03/18/2018
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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A retired architect, Sidney Swidler’s fascination with ceramics collecting was influenced by his work as a designer. Swidler has amassed more than 1,000 contemporary ceramic objects since 1984—the vessel form being one of his favorites. He recently donated over 100 pieces from his large collection to the FIA. Whether traditionally…

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Rhythms and Experiences: Everyday Life in 19th-century Japanese Prints

01/13/2018 - 04/15/2018
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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There are two intriguing sides to the highly popular works on paper created by Japanese artists in the 19th century. On one hand, Japanese artists like Ichiryusai Hiroshige and Takahashi Hiroaki were adept at capturing the cultural values of their people; on the other, 19th-century European collectors were looking to…

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Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence

01/21/2018 - 03/31/2018
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence showcases a new form of textile art known as ndwango, developed by a community of women living and working together in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Established in 1999 by two women—Ntombephi “Induna” Ntobela and Bev Gibson—on a former sugar plantation, the Ubuhle…

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March 2018

FIA: 19th Annual Wine Tasting

03/24/2018 @ 6:30 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$75 – $125

The 19th Annual Wine Tasting Event: Cabernet & Cabaret will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in partnership with the Junior League of Flint. Guests will sample a first-class selection of exclusive, international wines. The spectacular evening will showcase gourmet fare and delicious desserts from local restaurants, a wine…

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April 2018

Small Worlds

04/07/2018 - 05/29/2018
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Small Worlds features a survey of glass paperweights from the 19th century to present day. The exhibition highlights different techniques, styles, and various types of paperweights. The 19th century was the classic period for paperweight manufacture. This exhibition features works from European glass factories, including the French crystal manufactures Baccarat,…

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FOMA: Call Me by Your Name

04/13/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

In a transcendent tale of first love, a preco-cious 17-year-old in Italy bonds with his father’s research assistant, a charming American. Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet headline an Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated drama acclaimed as “spellbinding” and “almost ecstatically beautiful” (Washington Post).

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Art a’ la Carte

04/18/2018 @ 12:15 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Art à la Carte is a series of informative programs focusing on the arts. Participants are encouraged to bring lunch or pick up something from The Palette café. Coffee, tea, and cookies are provided. All programs are held in the FIA’s Isabel Hall.

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FOMA: The Leisure Seeker

04/20/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

Donald Sutherland and Helen Mirren portray a runaway couple who go on an unforgettable East Coast road trip in their faithful old RV, where they recapture their passion for life. “Dry-eyed even at its most moving,” notes Cinevue.

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FIA Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Community Weekend

04/21/2018 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Saturday, April 21 Art Galleries Open 10:00am-9:00pm Ribbon Cutting  10:30am-11:00am Hot Shop  11:00am-9:00pm Art School Open House  12:00pm-4:00pm Lectures: Intro to the Glass Glass Collection  1:00pm-2:15pm Glass Glass Collection Book Signing  2:30pm-3:00pm Lecture: Intro to Photorealism Exhibition  4:00pm-4:45pm Photorealism Book Signing 5:00pm-5:15pm Sunday, April 22 Hot Shop & Art Galleries…

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FOMA: Lady Bird

04/27/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

An artistically inclined high school student from the “wrong side of the tracks” endures her senior year — and her difficult relationship with her strong-willed mother. Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf star in a witty, moving film that marked the directorial debut for actress Greta Gerwig and earned six Oscar…

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May 2018

FOMA: Chavela

05/04/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

The unconventional life of Chavela Vargas — a sad, fiery legend of Latin American song — is recalled by those who knew the singer, Pedro Almodóvar among them. The Austin (Texas) Chronicle calls this “an eye-opening primer on an intoxicating performer about whom too little is known.”

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FOMA: Novitiate

05/11/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

In the early 1960s during the Vatican II era, a woman from humble beginnings becomes drawn into the mystery and romanticism of a life devoted to worship. But this nun in training struggles with issues of faith, sexuality, and a changing church. Margaret Qualley and Oscar winner Melissa Leo lead…

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FOMA: In the Fade

05/18/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

A compelling performance by Diane Kruger anchors a thriller about a woman whose life falls apart when her husband and son are killed in a bomb attack. Her quest for vengeance pushes her toward the edge in a provocative drama inspired by real-life German political happenings. This won the Golden…

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FOMA: A Fantastic Woman

05/25/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

A transgender waitress-turned-singer attempts to keep her life together after the death of her lover — and the reaction to her in the wake of his death. The New York Times describes this Oscar-nominated drama as “a straightforward story of self-assertion and defiance and a complex study of the nuances…

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FOMA: Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

05/31/2018 @ 7:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$8 – $10

Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, this follows the playful but passionate relationship between a young Englishman (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Oscar-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) in 1978 Liverpool. Their passion for life, and for each other, is tested by events beyond their control. Julie Walters and Vanessa Redgrave…

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June 2018

The Party – The Art of Glamour

06/02/2018 @ 7:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$130 – $150

The Flint Institute of Arts and Jennifer Lasco Real Estate present The PARTY: The Art of Glamour. Enjoy a red-carpet entrance into a glamorous evening of fashion and photography in the newly expanded FIA. You’re the focus in one of our specially designed photo booths – tag and share on…

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FOMA: Loving Vincent

06/08/2018 @ 7:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$8 – $10

To cap the 2017-18 FOMA season, we’re bringing back the Oscar-nominated animated film – a speculative account of the final days of Vincent van Gogh in which a young man attempts to deliver the troubled artist’s final letter. Don’t miss this wonderful tribute to van Gogh’s genius in what The…

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Flint Art Fair

06/09/2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$5

Attracting thousands of visitors each year, this 2-day summer event held on the second weekend in June, is located on the grounds of the Flint Institute of Arts in the heart of the beautiful Flint Cultural Center. Juried to ensure the highest caliber of artists, the event introduces original works…

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July 2018

Happy Hour on the Patio – Trivia!

07/27/2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Swing into summer with Friday Night Happy Hour on the FIA patio! Drink specials from 5:00p–9:00p every Friday night in July and August. Follow the Palette Café on Facebook and Instagram for the detailed schedule and weekly food specials. July 27 & August 24 Trivia! Teams of up to eight…

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August 2018

Happy Hour on the Patio – Giant Lawn Games

08/03/2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Swing into summer with Friday Night Happy Hour on the FIA patio! Drink specials from 5:00p–9:00p every Friday night in July and August. Follow the Palette Café on Facebook and Instagram for the detailed schedule and weekly food specials. July 6 & August 3 Games Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, Cornhole,…

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Wet Paint Day

08/04/2018 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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10:00a–3:00p Plein Air Painting at Applewood Estate 5:00p–7:00p Reception & Wet Paint Sale at FIA Art School Enjoy the beautiful setting of Applewood, the Charles Stewart Mott Estate, while artists from across the state paint en plein air. Meet the artists and watch them paint while they create works of…

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Happy Hour on the Patio – Artwalk

08/10/2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Swing into summer with Friday Night Happy Hour on the FIA patio! Drink specials from 5:00p–9:00p every Friday night in July and August. Follow the Palette Café on Facebook and Instagram for the detailed schedule and weekly food specials. August 10 – Exploring the Glass from the new Contemporary Craft Wing with…

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Happy Hour on the Patio – Tito’s Yappy Hour

08/17/2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Swing into summer with Friday Night Happy Hour on the FIA patio! Drink specials from 5:00p–9:00p every Friday night in July and August. Follow the Palette Café on Facebook and Instagram for the detailed schedule and weekly food specials. Bring your canine friend for toys and treats while you enjoy a…

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September 2018

FOMA: Boundaries

09/07/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

Vera Farmiga and the ageless Christopher Plummer star in a comedy-drama about a single mom who must drive her pot-dealing father cross-country in an effort to hold her family together. Bobby Cannavale and Peter Fonda also appear in a film “full of quirky characters, clichés, and metaphors galore” (Washington City…

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FOMA: RBG

09/13/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.S., 2018) Directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen, 96 min., rated PG Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is profiled in a documentary covering a lengthy career that has made her an unexpected pop culture icon. Bill Clinton, Orrin Hatch, and Lily Ledbetter are among the interviewees who discuss…

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Flint Institute of Arts 90th Anniversary Celebration

09/14/2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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For one night only, membership is a benefit for everyone! To celebrate our 90th anniversary, the Members Exhibition Preview will be open to all, free of charge. Come and learn about the history of the FIA, listen to some music, enjoy light refreshments, and eat cake, of course! Enjoy the…

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FOMA: The Rider

09/14/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.S., 2018) Directed by Chloé Zhao, 104 min., rated R After suffering a near-fatal head injury, a young rodeo rider searches to redefine himself in America’s heartland. Writes the Toronto Star: “You can almost feel the wind and smell the dust… so deeply is steeped in the reality of its…

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FOMA: First Reformed

09/21/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.S., 2018) Directed by Paul Schrader, 113 min., rated R In an acclaimed thriller written and directed by Michigan native Paul Schrader (who scripted Raging Bull and Taxi Driver), Ethan Hawke plays a small-town pastor who experiences a crisis of faith—and confronts a tormented past—and after a parishioner (Amanda Seyfried)…

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FOMA: Final Portrait

09/28/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.K., 2018) Directed by Stanley Tucci, 90 min., rated R In 1964, renowned artist Alberto Giacometti (Geoffrey Rush) asks his art writer friend James Lord (Armie Hammer) to sit for a portrait. The process should only take a few days, but the result lasts much longer as a seriocomic insight…

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October 2018

Art on Tap Beer Tasting

10/05/2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$40 – $55

The Flint Institute of Arts’ Art on Tap continues to be the premier beer tasting event in Genesee County each fall. Join us in the outdoors under a large covered tent for the new additions of bourbon and BBQ alongside the time-honored beer tasting. Guests may sample a wide variety…

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FOMA: The Wife

10/05/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(Sweden/U.S./U.K., 2018) Directed by Björn Runge, 100 min., rated R On the eve of her husband being awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, a devoted wife, who has sublimated her own writing talents for the sake of her mate, confronts the professional and personal sacrifices she has made. Glenn Close,…

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FOMA: Mary Shelley

10/12/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.K./Luxembourg/U.S., 2018) Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour, 120 min., rated PG-13 Or… how Frankenstein came to be. Elle Fanning stars as youthful author Mary, whose world is changed once she begins a torrid, bohemian love affair with the dashing, brilliant poet Percy Shelley (Douglas Booth). “Solidly crafted and absorbing,” writes The…

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FOMA: The Guilty

10/19/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(Denmark, 2018) Directed by Gustav Möller, 85 min., subtitled, not rated A former police officer assigned to alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a distressed woman—and becomes involved with a far bigger crime than he thought. This gripping Danish thriller was…

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FOMA: Love, Gilda

10/25/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.S., 2018) Directed by Lisa Dapolito, 88 min., not rated Gilda Radner, the beloved comedienne and pioneering Saturday Night Live star, is recalled in a film that weaves together recently discovered audiotapes, rare home movies, and interviews with the Detroit native’s friends and colleagues.

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FOMA: Madame Hyde

10/26/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(France, 2018) Directed by Serge Bozon, 95 min., subtitled, not rated For the weekend before Halloween, here’s a French tale with a twist: A high school science teacher (Isabelle Huppert) undergoes some strange personality changes after she is struck by lightning during a harvest moon. Her new alter ego is…

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November 2018

FOMA: Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

11/01/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.S., 2018) Directed by Sara Driver, 78 min., not rated This documentary explores the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist and how New York City, the times, the people, and the movements around him formed the creative force he became.

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FOMA: The Death of Stalin

11/02/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(France/U.K./Belgium, 2018) Directed by Armando Iannucci, 107 min., rated R The one-liners fly as fast as political fortunes fall in a wickedly irreverent satire set in Moscow of 1953. After tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to be the next…

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First Frost Arts & Fine Crafts Fair

11/03/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
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$5

The Flint Institute of Arts and its Founders Society announce the 13th Annual FIRST FROST Arts & Fine Crafts Fair. Recent growth in programs and exhibitions at the Flint Institute of Arts have resulted in reduced availability of space for the First Frost Fair. This year’s fair will be the…

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FOMA: Let the Sunshine In

11/09/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(France/Belgium, 2017) Directed by Claire Denis, 94 min., subtitled, not rated Juliette Binoche delivers a luminous performance in a deliciously witty, sensuously romantic film about a divorced Parisian painter searching for another shot at love, but refusing to settle for the parade of all-too-flawed men who drift in and out…

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FOMA: Brothers Hypnotic

11/15/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$2

Admission • $2 members & non-members The Communities First Inc. Culture Shock program, in partnership with the FIA, presents the first selection in a four-title series dealing with African American themes and culture. (U.S., 2014) Directed by Reuben Atlas, 84 min., not rated The eight sons of an anti-establishment Chicago…

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FOMA: The Catcher Was A Spy

11/16/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.S., 2018) Directed by Ben Lewin, 98 min., rated R Paul Rudd stars in the strange-but-true story of major league baseball player Moe Berg, who lived a double life in the 1930s and ’40s as part of the precursor to the CIA. The home-run cast also includes Connie Nielsen, Jeff…

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FOMA: Skate Kitchen

11/23/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.S., 2018) Directed by Crystal Moselle, 100 min., rated R In what Indiewire.com calls “a fascinating microcosm of American youth,” a lonely suburban teenager finds her life changed dramatically after she meets a group of New York City skateboarders, among whom is a mysterious young man (played by Jaden Smith)…

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FOMA: The Guardians

11/30/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(France, 2017) Directed by Xavier Beauvois, 138 min., subtitled, rated R During the Great War, the women from a farming family are left behind to maintain the family homestead. Newfound independence is acquired, yet emotions are stirred. Nathalie Baye (Catch Me If You Can) heads the cast of an affecting…

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December 2018

4th Annual African American Film Series

12/13/2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Come enjoy a wonderful evening full of live entertainment, food, art galleries and the second film is the series with the showing of Pacoima Stories: Land of Dreams is an epic documentary that reveals the 1,500-year history of an area in Los Angeles called Pacoima. The town, which is located…

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January 2019

FOMA: Juliet, Naked

01/04/2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on 01/06/2019 at 2:00 pm

Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

Based on a novel by Nick Hornby (About a Boy), this romantic comedy concerns an odd love triangle involving a young woman (Rose Byrne) in a difficult relationship with an obsessive fan (Chris O’Dowd) of a reclusive ’70s rocker (Ethan Hawke). “A winsome screwball love story,” says Variety.

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FOMA: Pick of the Litter

01/07/2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on 01/09/2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 01/10/2019 at 4:00 pm

Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

This documentary follows a litter of puppies from birth through their quest to become Guide Dogs for the Blind—the ultimate canine career. A community of dedicated individuals who train these animals to protect their human partners from harm aids them.

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FOMA: Museo

01/11/2019 @ 7:30 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(Mexico, 2018) Directed by Alonso Ruiz Palacios, 128 min., subtitled, no MPAA rating In 1985, a group of criminals mocks the security of the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City by attempting to extract more than 100 pre-Hispanic pieces from the museum’s showcases. Gael Garcia Bernal (Bad Education) and…

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Late Night at the FIA

01/15/2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Join us for Late Night at the FIA! We are extending our hours once a month to include museum-wide activities on the third Tuesday night of the month. Not only can you expect drink specials and fun events in the Palette Café, but also gallery tours, meditation or yoga in…

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FOMA: Bathtubs Over Broadway

01/17/2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on 01/20/2019 at 4:00 pm

Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.S., 2018) Directed by Dava Whisenant, 87 min., no MPAA rating A television comedy writer scours the bins of record shops and private collections to uncover the secret history of “industrial musicals”—elaborate, Broadway-style shows intended to inspire corporate employees of 40 and 50 years ago—and the modern-day oddballs who love…

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FOMA: Tea with the Danes

01/18/2019 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 01/19/2019

One event on 01/20/2019 at 2:00 pm

Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(United Kingdom, 2018) Directed by Roger Michell, 84 min., no MPAA rating Four of England’s greatest actresses— Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith—go before the camera to discuss their lengthy careers, humble beginnings, and long friendship. “Unrehearsed, spontaneous, and off-the-cuff, they don’t hold back,” says New…

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

01/21/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Join the Flint Public Library and the Flint Institute of Arts to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a full day of free activities that emphasize identity, unity, and community engagement. At 1:00p, families with children from preschool through age 12 are welcome to make a…

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FOMA: Shoplifters

01/25/2019 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 01/26/2019

One event on 01/27/2019 at 2:00 pm

Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(Japan, 2018) Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda, 121 min., subtitled, no MPAA rating Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, this crime drama from Japanese master filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda (Our Little Sister) is about a troubled young couple who turn to petty theft to make ends meet,…

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Exhibitions & Events Community Gala

01/26/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$40 – $75

Cocktail attire - doors open at 5:45pm Community Gala is a diversity initiative presented in conjunction with the exhibition openings of Vanessa German: Miracles and Glory Abound and Engaging African Art: Works from the Dr. Horn Collection, and the celebration of Black History Month. Presenting a topical lecture followed by…

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February 2019

FOMA: Sorry to Bother You

02/01/2019 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 02/02/2019

One event on 02/03/2019 at 2:00 pm

Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.S., 2018) Directed by Boots Riley, 111 min., rated R An African American man uses a “white voice” to find success at his telemarketing job, but he becomes caught up in a plot to create the perfectly subservient workforce. Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Danny Glover, Forest Whitaker, Armie Hammer, and…

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FOMA: The Gospel According to Andre

02/08/2019 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 02/09/2019

One event on 02/10/2019 at 2:00 pm

Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$4 – $6

(U.S., 2018) Directed by Kate Novack, 93 min., rated PG-13 This intimate portrait of operatic fashion editor André Leon Talley takes viewers on a journey from the segregated American South to the fashion capitals of the world. Manolo Blahnik, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean “Diddy” Combs, and Tom Ford are interviewed, among…

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4th Annual African American Film Series: Love Jacked

02/14/2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Come and spend the evening with us for the final film in our African American Film Series called "Loved Jacked". We will have live music, food, art galleries will be open and we will finish with a great film followed by a great love game! Suggested Donation $5 or more…

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March 2019

Call for Artists: Juried Flamework Exhibition

03/19/2019 - 04/08/2019
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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$35.

  Entry Deadline – 4.8.19 • 11:59p Entry Fee – $35.00 From the Flame is a juried exhibition of contemporary flameworked glass by established and emerging glass artists who reside in North America. Artwork selected for the exhibition will demonstrate the tremendous range and vitality of the art form, including…

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April 2019

Wine Tasting Event

04/06/2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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  The Flint Institute of Arts and the Junior League of Flint present the 20th Annual Wine Tasting Event Guests will sample a first-class selection of exclusive, international wines. The evening will showcase gourmet fare and delicious desserts from local restaurants, along with cabaret-style entertainment, all in a world-class museum…

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Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel… 507 Years

04/09/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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  If any work of art exemplifies artistic genius, it is this well-known 507-year-old masterpiece. No matter how familiar the work, no matter the trials of that crowded space, few visitors have not felt awe standing under this titanic achievement. Like a handful of timeless monuments­—the pyramids, the Taj Mahal,…

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8th Annual LEGO Competition

04/13/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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  FIA Isabel Hall Free and Open to the Public. The Art School’s 8th Annual Lego Competition celebrates and encourages creative play. From 1:00p–2:45p, children in grades K-12 may submit original Lego sculptures for display in Isabel Hall. All works will be juried, culminating with the presentation of awards at…

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Jewish Film Festival: Itzhak

04/24/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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  Free Preview (Israel, 2018) Directed by Alison Chernick, 82 min., no MPAA rating. A look at the life, work, and religious heritage of violinist Itzhak Perlman. Karen Schneider Jewish Film Festival of Flint The 15th annual collaboration between the Flint Jewish Federation and the FIA presents films on Jewish…

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May 2019

The Inaugural Kentucky Derby Affair

05/04/2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Wear your hats, grab your bowties, and make a run for the roses. Enjoy the race, food, music, and a silent auction with items from Neiman Marcus, Sugarfina: A Luxury Candy Boutique, and more! $75 per person • Free for Members of The Contemporaries

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June 2019

The PARTY: The Art of the Future

06/01/2019 @ 7:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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THE HOTTEST EVENT OF THE SUMMER IS LOCATED RIGHT HERE IN FLINT! Known as the best party of the year, The Party is exclusive. Expect the unexpected in theme, food, and diversity of entertainment. The transformed environment welcomes the beginning of summer. As the FIA’s biggest fundraiser of the year,…

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July 2019

Late Night at the FIA

07/05/2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 08/30/2019

Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Join us for Late Night at the FIA! Drink specials from 5:00p–9:00p every Friday night in July and August. Not only can you expect drink specials and fun events in the Palette Café, but also gallery tours, meditation or yoga in the museum, and art projects for kids and adults.…

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October 2019

12th Annual Art on Tap: Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ

10/17/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10/18/2019 @ 10:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Early Access | Includes BBQ fare and donut bar, complimentary tasting glass, 10 tasting tokens for beer and bourbon. $50/person in advance $55/person at the door Main Event | Includes BBQ fare and donut bar, complimentary tasting glass, 5 tasting tokens for beer and bourbon. $40/person in advance $45/person at…

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Irish Folk Tales and Halloween Legends

10/23/2019 @ 7:00 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Irish Folk Tales and Halloween Legends: An Evening of Storytelling October 23 • 7:00p • FIA Theater • Free Admission Storyteller: Mark Ó Géaráin This evening recalls legends and tales, for an adult audience, of the ancient feast known now as Halloween. Irish Storyteller Mark Ó Géaráin presents the origins…

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November 2019

Small Worlds at The FIA

11/02/2019 - 11/23/2019
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Now - October 27, 2019 12pm - 5pm Daily Ann K. Walch-Chan Gallery Paperweights first appeared at the Vienna Industrial Exposition in 1845 and immediately became objects of desire. In 19th-century Europe, urban populations were increasing, creating an expanding market for goods and services, stimulated by new manufacturing processes developed…

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Visions of American Life: Paintings from the Manoogian Collection, 1850-1940

11/24/2019 - 12/30/2019
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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From sweeping landscapes to still-life paintings, the striking images in this exhibition reveal the variety of ways artists envisioned American life. Created between 1850 and 1940, the 40 paintings presented take inspiration from both private and public spaces and captured significant events and places in the country’s history. These works offer a…

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Industry

11/24/2019 - 12/30/2019
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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The development of industry in the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries greatly affected artists striving to capture the spirit of the nation by using local subject matter. Closing soon, this exhibition reflects artists’ reactions to these rapid industrial changes, in both straightforward and complex ways. Some artists portrayed…

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Double Take

11/24/2019 - 02/23/2020
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Artists often manipulate the properties of one medium to appear like something else and use the medium to question the subject matter. The contemporary objects in this exhibition build on the historical tradition of trompe l’oeil, which translates from French to “deceive the eye.” While some artists intentionally try to make…

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December 2019

Preschool Playdates: Painting Feelings

12/20/2019 @ 11:00 am
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Free to all participants Read Glad Monster, Sad Monster by Ed Emberley and Anne Miranda, look for colors in the galleries, and express feelings with paint in the studio.

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January 2020

A Ballerina’s Tale Misty Copeland African American Film Series

01/09/2020 @ 5:30 am - 9:30 pm
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503 United States
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Come enjoy a night of food, fun, live entertainment, arts and A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world. Film not rated.

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