Attractions

Art Galleries & Museums

 



Art at the Market Gallery at the Flint Farmers’ Market

300 E. First Street, Flint, MI 48502 • (810) 238-9202
Located inside the Flint Farmers’ Market, enjoy browsing, and purchasing, at this unique art gallery showcasing over 30 local artists original artwork. Art at the Market is a non-profit organization that is solely operated by the artists.

Buick Gallery & Research Center
303 Walnut Street, Flint, MI 48503 • (810) 237-3440
A department of the Flint Cultural Center Campus, this component of Sloan Museum is home to the world’s largest collection of vintage Buicks, automotive memorabilia and research archives and features a rotating display of vehicles from the Sloan*Longway Collection.

Buckham Gallery
134 1/2 W. Second Street, Flint, MI 48502 • (810) 239-6233
Founded in 1984, Buckham Gallery is an artist-run, not-for-profit exhibition and performance space that features artists from as many diverse locations as possible. It is the philosophy of the gallery to create an open atmosphere which allows both emerging and established artists to take charge of their own creative pursuits.

Durand Union Station
200 S. Railroad Street, Durand, MI 48429 • (989) 288-3561
Due to its unusual structure, this 100-year old historic building is one of the most photographed train depots in the U.S. and offers a unique surrounding to accommodate parties, meetings, receptions and other special occasions. The Depot is also home to the Michigan Railroad History Museum featuring new exhibits several times a year that pay tribute to the colorful heritage of the railroader and the contribution of Michigan’s railroads to lumbering, mining, agriculture and industry. Also home to the Amtrak Blue Water Service from Port Huron to Chicago.

Durant Dort Carriage Company Historic Landmark
316 W. Water Street, Flint, MI 48503 • (810) 410-4605
Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1978, the Durant Dort building served as the focal point for William C. Durant and J. Dallas Dort’s promotional activities in the carriage and automobile businesses from 1896 to 1913 and is credited with being the 1908 birthplace of General Motors. It remains the last physical link to Durant’s pioneer efforts in the carriage and automobile business. Around 1900 the company replaced the structure’s original flat roof with a hip-roof with dormers and added an entrance portico. During the U.S. Great Depression and WWII the building was the headquarters of several service organizations, including the Red Cross, the Flint Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan Children’s Aid Society.

Flint Children’s Museum
1602 W. University Avenue, Flint, MI 48504 • (810) 767-5437
Come explore, where the power of play inspires lifelong learning through over 40 hands-on educational and fun exhibits. Exhibits change monthly. Recommended for ages 2 to 10.

Flint Institute of Arts (FIA)
1120 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503 • (810) 234-1695
A department of the Flint Cultural Center Campus and founded over 75 years ago, the FIA is a museum dedicated to collecting, preserving and presenting art of the highest quality from around the world.

Greater Flint Arts Council
816 S. Saginaw Street, Flint, MI 48503 • (810) 238-ARTS
Located in downtown Flint, this gallery features the works of the area’s finest artists and sponsors a variety of events and festivals such as the 2nd Friday ArtWalk in downtown Flint, the Flint Jazz Festival and the Flint Festival of Quilts.

Kettering Collection of Industrial History
1700 W. University (Third) Avenue, Flint, MI 48504 • (810) 762-9500
A premier engineering school with a world renowned automotive archive, Kettering University is the site of the largest collection of automotive papers-the Scharchburg Archives.

Sloan Museum
1221 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503 • (810) 237-3450
A department of the Flint Cultural Center Campus, experience Flint’s dramatic history as the birthplace of General Motors comes to life at Sloan Museum. Enjoy regional history, historic automobiles and hands-on science activities where children and adults can explore principles of chemistry and physics through exhibits and staff presentations.

Stockton Center at Spring Grove
720 Ann Arbor, Ste 312, Flint, MI 48503 • (810) 238-9140
Tour this local history museum, known as the first St. Joseph Hospital location, featuring Civil War memorabilia, Victorian-era antiques and more. Tours by appointment and special events.

Whaley Historic House Museum
624 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503 • (810) 471-4714
The Whaley Historic House Museum was home to the Whaley family from 1885 to 1925. This restored Queen Anne home tells the story of the Whaley family and their contributions to Flint and its community during the Victorian period.

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