flint institute of arts http://michiganradio.org en Flint art students bring their work to Washington D.C. http://michiganradio.org/post/flint-art-students-bring-their-work-washington-dc <p>The art and artistry of dozens of Flint school children are on display this weekend in Washington D.C.</p><p></p><p>The Flint Institute of Arts and other Flint area arts groups are taking part in the trip as part of a U.S. Department of Education effort.</p><p></p><p>John Henry is the FIA’s director. &nbsp;He says the experience will help the students grow as artists.</p><p></p><p>“Most students are not exhibiting or performing until later in their career,” says Henry, “This is an opportunity for these kids to see how an audience reacts to their work.”</p><p></p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 22:12:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 12161 at http://michiganradio.org Flint art students bring their work to Washington D.C.