On October 12, 2019, Flint Public Art Project hosted our inaugural Free City Mural Festival. The festival took place along and around S. Saginaw St. focusing on the Southside of Flint. The festival hosted over 20 artist both locally and from around the world. Artist were housed at the Firestone Rectory in Downtown Flint. Major […]
Neighborhood Art Parade 2019: Personal Representation through Flags Flint Public Art Project’s 2018 Neighborhood Art Parades partners with Light Up the City, a community policing initiative of the Michigan State Police, to create personal representation through flag to broadcast voices of healing and repair within the city of Flint. A flag is a piece of […]
Flint Public Art Project (FPAP) is excited to announce the first ever Easter Art Hunt on April 21st, 2019. Ten wheat paste posters, designed by Cuban-Flint artist Agenor Martí Fernández, will be strategically placed throughout the City of Flint, in locations highlighting the the community’s effort to improve our city. The goal of the project […]
Flint Public Art Project will host a mural competition at Totem Books in Flint, Michigan in September of 2018. Three artists or artist teams will be selected as finalists from contest applicants by the staff at Totem Books. The public will then be able to vote for their favorite of the three finalists.
Each summer, Flint Public Art Project partners with community organizations to creatively transform under-appreciated sites into neighborhood attractions.
In August 2017, the fifth annual Free City festival will address themes of ecology and technology, inviting collaborations between artists, designers, scientists, ecologists, and engineers that explore environmental remediation, interactive installations, citizen science, organizing tools, wearable technology, DIY robotics, and other emerging fields at the intersection of art, ecology, and technology.
The 2016 Free City festival takes motion and play as its theme, inviting installations, sculptures, projections, and performances employing movement of objects and people through unexpected, unexplainable, and uncanny means.
Since 2013, Flint Public Art Project and its neighborhood partners have produced a series of monthly Art Parades each summer. Catch us in six new locations on the last Thursday of every month starting April 28th through the end of September.
October is Altered Realities month. Join us as we explore the altered realities we create in our minds and sometimes find ourselves thrown into unwillingly.
The sixth and final public art parade of 2015 features portraits of kids from the Boys and Girls Club and seniors from the famous Hasselbring Hustlers dance group used to beautify vacant homes in the neighborhood around Hasselbring Park.
August’s Flint Public Art Parade brings us to the winding streets around Ramona Park in historic Metawanene Hills neighborhood, featuring a large-scale fabric piece hanging from the eaves of Cook School created by Montana-native Amanda Browder in collaboration with area textile artists Ariel Sammone, Ash Arder, and Gregory Hatch, and alongside Metawanene Hills Neighborhood Association co-chairs Wendy Johnson and Bill Hammond.
See Flint Public Art Project’s amazing new installation, the Fibonacci Flint spiral conceived by pioneering new media artist G.H. Hovagimyan, march with Nightfire Drumline to reclaim the streets with the Columbia Heights Neighborhood Association, then vibe out to the dope rhymes of Ethereal during this month’s East Side Art Parade.
Come to the backyard of Spencer’s Art House on Friday, June 12 at 7 pm for a public meeting to coordinate summer projects and a screening of The Pruitt-Igoe Myth, a riveting documentary on the modernist St. Louis public housing complex designed by Minoru Yamasaki, demolished in 1972.
Art in the Parklet, a day of art, food, and growth at the intersection of Welch and Chevrolet, reimagined as one of the new gateways to the city.
Long-time Flint residents remember social clubs that used to bring neighbors and performers together for walks on the Northside. Neighborhood Art Parade revives this tradition, creating a fun, ceremonial experience to increase public safety and community cohesion.
Free City 2015: Being Here invites work that calls to mind the presence of the individual in a specific time and place, exploring the effects of new media and technology on experience.
Stone Street Residency welcomes local artist and writer Nadia Alamah to Carriage Town for a fall/ winter residency with Flint Public Art Project.
A visual landscape of words animates hopes, dreams, and aspirations for social change in simultaneous Neighborhood Art Parades uniting the Civic Park and Martin Luther King Avenue districts. Download flyer
Flint Public Art Project welcomes L.A.-based artists Allison Behrstock and Oliver Hess for a month-long stay at Stone Street Residency.
The Saginaw Street Pop Stars Neighborhood Art Parade celebrates neighborhood businesses and residents who are reinfusing the area with vibrant energy, persistence, and a splash of color.