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A man looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Document Details Worth Of Individual Works At Detroit Institute Of Arts

The fair market values of some of the most popular pieces in the Detroit Institute of Arts – including Bruegel the Elder’s “The Wedding Dance” and a Van Gogh self-portrait – have been released.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

A man looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Donor Offers $5M To Help Protect Detroit Art

A former Detroit university professor is pledging $5 million, hoping it will spark a wildfire of private financial support to protect valuable art from being sold to pay creditors in the city’s bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

Exterior of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. (Credit: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit/Facebook)

GM Foundation Helps Support Arts Education

The General Motors Foundation is donating $50,000 to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit to help boost art education programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

The Adventures of Prince Achmed is just one of the films to be featured at the Watch Me Move exhibit.

DIA To Host Animation Exhibit

The “Watch Me Move exhibit and film series takes visitors back to the early days of moving pictures in a glimpse into how the” industry began.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

Inside a Detroit classroom. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ, File)

Donations To Restore Arts, Sports Programs In Detroit Schools

All DPS elementary and middle schools that haven’t had an arts and music program will have one beginning this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2013

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Organizers Gearing Up For Arts, Beats & Eats

The beats are a big draw, to the tune of 400,000 attendees expected this year at the event that celebrates the best in art, music and food in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2013

48 Hour Film Project – Detroit: Wrap-Up

So, the 48 Hour Film Project – Detroit has ended and teams walked away with an incredibly intense, entrancing weekend filled with film making, friendship, pitfalls and accomplishments…some even walked away with an award! This year, […]

CBS 62–08/07/2013

(Credit: DANIEL GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

University Of Michigan Gets $8M To Support Arts

The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance received an $8 million donation from philanthropists William and Delores Brehm that will go toward a $23 million effort to renovate and expand the music and performance school’s original campus home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2012

Eugene Strobe modeling some of the very creative finger-puppets.(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Free Admission Draws Crowd To DIA

Following passage of the 10 year Detroit Institute of Arts millage August 7, museum employees have noted an increase in foot traffic.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Jazz On The River Alexander Zonjic

Best Suburban Festivals In Detroit

In the summertime, the Detroit suburbs has plenty of festivals that have become annual traditions for many families, including the Woodward Dream Cruise, the Michigan Renaissance Festival, and more!

CBS Detroit–08/15/2012

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