Neighborhood Art Parade 2019: Personal Representation through Flags

Last Thursday of May - August at 5pm

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 […]

Easter Art Hunt

April 21st, 2019

Flint, Michigan

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 […]

Totem Books Mural Contest

August 31, 2018

Totem Books, 620 W. Court St., Flint, MI

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.

Neighborhood Art Parade + Light Up the City 2017

Last Thursdays, May through September, 2017

Each summer, Flint Public Art Project partners with community organizations to creatively transform under-appreciated sites into neighborhood attractions.

Free City 2017: Ecology + Technology

Aug. 18 - 19, 2017

Chevy Commons at Stevenson St., Flint, Michigan

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.

Free City 2016: Motion & Play

FRI. & SAT., AUG. 19-20, 2016


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.

Neighborhood Art Parade 2016

Last Thursday of every month starting April 28th through the end of September, 2016

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.

Music & Movies @ Spencer’s Art House

Wednesdays at 7 pm in October

520 University Ave., Flint MI

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.

Inside Out: Hasselbring Park

Thursday, Sep. 24, 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Hasselbring Community Center, 1002 Home Ave. Flint, MI

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.

Woven: Ramona 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.

Revolve: East Side Art Parade

July 30, 5:30 - 9:30 pm

Franklin St. between Dakota and Delaware

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.

Summer Volunteer Meeting + The Pruitt-Igoe Myth Screening

Fri. June 12, 7 - 10 pm

520 University Ave. Flint, MI

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

Sat. Apr. 25, 2015 1-4 pm

Welch Avenue at Chevrolet Avenue, Flint

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.

Neighborhood Art Parade 2015

Sep. 24, 2015, 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Hasselbring Park, 1002 Home Ave. Flint MI

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

July 3, 6 pm-12 am; July 4, 2 pm-12 am

FRIDAY: Spring Grove (2nd St. at Ann Arbor St.); SATURDAY: Chevy Commons (Stevenson St. between University Ave. and Kearsley St.)

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.

Nadia Alamah

Stone Street Residency welcomes local artist and writer Nadia Alamah to Carriage Town for a fall/ winter residency with Flint Public Art Project.

North Side Correspondence School Art Parade

Oct. 23rd, 5 - 9 pm

Civic Park School (Forest Hill Ave. and W. Dayton St.) and Salem Housing (3216 M.L. King Ave.); Music and food at Ralph Bunche School, 4121 Martin Luther King Ave., Flint, MI

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

Oliver Hess and Allison Behrstock

Flint Public Art Project welcomes L.A.-based artists Allison Behrstock and Oliver Hess for a month-long stay at Stone Street Residency.

Saginaw Street Pop Stars Neighborhood Art Parade

Thurs. Aug. 28, 6:30 - 9 pm

Oman Temple Grass Lot, 637 E. Gillespie Ave.

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.

Free City 2014

Fri., Aug. 22: 6 pm – midnight Sat., Aug. 23: 2 pm – midnight

Chevy Commons (Stevenson St. between University Ave. and Kearsley St.), Spencer’s Art House (520 University Ave.), 610 Stone Street, Spring Grove Silos (2nd St./ Ann Arbor St.)

Free City 2014 returns to Chevy Commons for its second annual public event on August 22 – 23. This two-day festival of art, design and technology opens up the former industrial site for emergent uses in art, design, new media, and community engagement.

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