Thompson Lecture – Beyond the Horizon: A History of Blue
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FIA members-only event
Dr. James Fox
Forty percent of the world’s population name blue as their favorite color. Blue also has a unique affect on us. Research has proven it can stimulate creativity and calm our psyche. This year’s Thompson speaker, Dr. James Fox, will tell us why that is as he examines the vast and fascinating history of the color blue and its impact on the art world—ranging from Afghanistan to India, the discovery of lapis lazuli, to the greatView more
FIA members only
1120 E. Kearsley, Flint, MI 48503
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The entire Institute is wheelchair accessible through both North and South entrances, and an elevator is located near the first floor restrooms. Wheelchairs are available to use free of
The entire Institute is wheelchair accessible through both North and South entrances, and an elevator is located near the first floor restrooms. Wheelchairs are available to use free of charge on a first come first served basis at the Visitor Service desk at the North entrance of the building. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are available in the lobby, in the Art School and on the second floor.
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