Flint Institute of Arts Opening New African American Art Exhibit


Just in time for Black History Month comes a salute to African American Art in the Flint Institute of Arts’ new exhibit, “Common Ground: African American Art from the Flint Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and the Muskegon Museum of Art.”

You’ll have the opportunity to view the works of some of the most important African American artists, from the 19th century to present day. The selections survey the history of African American art through more than 50 works in various mediums, including paintings, sculptures and works on paper.

“Common Ground: African American Art” is open Feb. 8 through April 26 at the FIA, 1120 E. Kearsley St.

While you’re there, browse through the FIA’s outstanding collections of American, European, Native American, African and Asian art, including paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and decorative arts featuring a complete set of 17th century French tapestries. Learn more here.

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