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Day at the Museum

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Presented by Flint Institute of Arts at Flint Institute of Arts, Flint MI

Jun 29 2019
Day at the Museum

Join us for a Day at the Museum! Watch the installation of sculptures in the FIA’s Hurand Courtyard, enjoy glassblowing demonstrations, exhibition tours, and so much more.

Join us for a Day at the Museum! Watch the installation of sculptures in the FIA’s Hurand Courtyard, enjoy glassblowing demonstrations, exhibition tours, and so much more.

Free admission for all thanks to Huntington Bank!


Free Admission

Contact: 810-234-1695


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Additional time info:

10:00a–5:00p | Galleries are Open 

10:00a | Philip Haas: Four Seasons Installation
Hurand Sculpture Courtyard
Weather permitting, witness the on-site assemblage of Philip Haas’s monumental re-creations of Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s Four Seasons.

11:00a–4:00p | Glassblowing Demonstrations
Art School Hot Shop
Drop-ins welcome throughout the day.

11:00a | Tour of From the Flame
Harris – Burger Gallery
Hear about the process of organizing the juried exhibition From the Flame with Associate Curator Sarah Kohn. First come, first serve.

1:00p | Tour of Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Art from Paper
Hodge & Henry Galleries
Experience this exquisite exhibition with an FIA docent.

1:00p–3:00p | Pop-in Q&A with Conservator
Viola E. Bray Gallery
Drop-in and observe conservator Howard Sutcliffe work on the FIA’s Rinaldo and Armida tapestries and ask him questions about the work of a conservator.

4:00p | Film and Director Q&A
FIA Theatre
Join director/screenwriter Philip Haas for a screening of The Music of Chance. Based on the book of the same name, this 1993 American drama stars Mandy Patinkin and James Spader as drifters in a poker game with two odd millionaires. The film will be followed by a Q&A.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Flint Institute of Arts

1120 E. Kearsley, Flint, MI 48503

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Free parking is available on both the North and South entrances of the building. Overflow parking is available using Flint Central High School’s parking lot, adjacent to the South end of the FIA. Click here for directions.


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