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Featured Acquisition: Beth Cavener, "Empire of Dust."
Beth Cavener incorporates human psychology into her ceramic animal forms. Many of her animals, including this large-scale rabbit, are based on people in her life, though she is often reluctant to reveal their identities. It is known, however, that the rabbit in Empire of Dust depicts ... Read more » https://goo.gl/KBZCRV

Beth Cavener American, born 1972 "Empire of Dust," 2006 Stoneware with painting and antique box 23 x 41 x 45 inches Museum purchase with funds from the Collection Endowment, 2016.33

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We've got some exciting new exhibitions planned for 2019 including "Vanessa German: Miracles And Glory Abound," 1.27.19 - 4.21.19; "Still Modern," 4.20.19 - 7.14.19; "Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Art from Paper," 7.15.19 - 9.8.19; "Visions of American Life: Paintings from the Manoogian Collection," 1850-1950, 10.5.19 - 12.30.19. Check them out here » https://goo.gl/Qx7E1C

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This beautiful sculptor's work is an inspiring example of how art can bring optimism to an extraordinary group of individuals. https://goo.gl/scytWx Article link is in the comments.

#flintarts #sculpture #artiseverywhere
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#TBT to a mother and daughter enjoying Simon Vouet's tapestries in the Bray Gallery, sometime in the 80s. #flintarts #throwbackthursday #gallery #tapestry #armidarinaldo #art
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Don't miss this week's Happy Hour—Tito's Yappy Hour—at the Palette Café on Friday, August 17! Guests may bring their four-legged besties to the event. There will be Tito's vodka drink specials with a dollar from every Tito's cocktail sold going to Fenton Adopt-a-Pet. We hope to see you there! https://goo.gl/Eukf9j #flintarts #fiahappyhour #fiapalettecafe #happyhour #funinflint
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We want to celebrate our 90th Birthday with all of you! On September 14, everyone is an FIA member and we invite you to our Members Exhibition Preview of "Collecting Stories." This exhibition will reveal the behind-the-scenes stories about how important artworks came into the collection over the past nine decades, with special attention paid to significant donors and giving legacies. RSVP for this free event today! » https://goo.gl/1NNdMm More about the event » https://goo.gl/es1KuR

#flintarts #FIA90th #happybirthday #flintfwd #funinflint
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Coming to the FIA Art School on September 11 is award-winning artist Alain J. Picard! in his workshop, students will learn how to light, pose, sketch, and photograph the subject, and work from studies and photographic reference materials to create life-like painterly portraits in pastel. Following demonstrations, students will sketch from a live model, creating exploratory studies, compositional approaches, and color notes. Visit the link in our bio for more info.

#flintarts #fiaartschool #pastelportraits #pastels #portraiture #art
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Don't miss the exhibition "From Lens to Eye to Hand: Photorealism 1969 to Today" closing this Sunday, August 12! This exhibition reexamines the important contemporary art movement that found its roots in the late 1960s in California and New York and continues today known as Photorealism. Also, all the exhibition catalogs in the FIA Museum Shop are now 40% off through August 12! View exhibition » https://goo.gl/kTwTR4

Davis Cone, American, born 1950. "State-Autumn Evening," 2002. Acrylic on canvas. 26 1/2 × 46 1/2 inches (67.3 × 118.1 cm). Collection of John Gordon.

#photorealism #flintarts #exhibition #chooseflint #painting
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Did you know? The FIA has a partnership with AmazonSmile! When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charity of your choice. While back-to-shcool shopping, don't forget to shop at https://smile.amazon.com/ for all of your supplies and choose the FIA as your charity.

#flintarts #charitable #backtoschool #artisfun
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Don't miss this week's Happy Hour at the Palette Café! On Friday, August 10, guests can enjoy exploring Glass from the new Contemporary Craft Wing with Assistant Curator of Exhibitions Sarah Kohn. The art demonstration is clay with FIA Art School instructor Jeff Hageman! We hope to see you there! https://goo.gl/Eukf9j

#flintarts #fiahappyhour #fiapalettecafe #happyhour #funinflint
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