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Flint Institute of Arts Phase II

Flint Cultural Center Foundation

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Enriching Lives Through Arts and Culture
  • Grant Amount $7,150,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2005–December 31, 2006
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), located in the DeWaters Art Center on the Flint Cultural Center campus, provides Flint area residents with programs and services through its museum art school, traveling exhibitions, chamber music concerts, family-oriented events and docent-led tours. Multiyear funding will support the second phase of a plan to renovate and expand the art center by 15, 450 square feet on the east and south sides of the building, including three new galleries and new space for collection management and security. Expansion will enable the museum to provide programming to accommodate growing community needs for the next several decades.The first phase focused on the art school and reusing existing space to improve collection storage conditions, administrative functions, public areas and parking.