Our Mission:

Community. Education. Events.

We foster a Community of artists. Offer valuable Education opportunities and Create Events that celebrate and support artists.

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By fostering an art community here in Metro Detroit we help build a better tomorrow for artist everywhere. We pride ourselves in listening to our community of creatives and helping find solutions that better serve the artistic population.



We believe is the continuous effort to educate our art community and the public. Our commitment to aid in the refinement of talents and skills in the creative communities is imperative in the continued growth of artist in Michigan.


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Through are various event held through out the year and our major fall event, The Royal Starr Film Festival, we celebrate artist both locally here in Michigan and from all around the world.


October 2016

“There isn’t anything like this around Detroit. We have the Traverse City festival here in Michigan, but that’s really it…”

The News Herald / Read Full Article

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Get Involved

Royal Starr Arts Institute is ran on volunteers. And we need you! There are many way to help with our mission. Check them out and see what one fits you best!


Film Selection COMMITTEE

Do you like watching and discussing films? The FSC (Film Selection Committee) might be for you! You can watch film at the theater and at home. Sign up today to get more information.

Volunteer opportunities

Do you want to help us out, we have many events and we always need volunteers for registration, information, setup/tear down, Street team and more.

Make a Donation

Don’t have the time. RSAI survives on charitable donations from People Like you and charitable area business dedicated to the mission of the RSAI.