Detroit Institute of Arts

Inside the Detroit Institute of Arts (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Institute Of Arts Reports Raises, Bonuses For 3 Execs; Taxpayers On The Hook For $49,000

Only $49,000 in taxpayer money will be used, with private donations covering the rest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2015

Inside the main lobby of the Guardian Building, which Pure Detroit offers a free tour of (Credit, Michael Ferro)

Best Weekend Activities For Seniors In Detroit

The Detroit area features an array of unique activities for seniors to participate in.


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Chess Champion To Play 50 Young People Simultaneously In Detroit

Chess champion Hikaru Nakamura plans to play 50 members of the Detroit City Chess Club simultaneously at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2015

Artist Tylonn J. Sawyer with his piano. (Credit: Forward Arts/Facebook)

Keys In The City: Painted Pianos Popping Up In Detroit For Anyone To Play

Starting this week, the pianos will be at three Detroit locations, ready for people to walk up and start playing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2015

Carré Callaway and Wes Borland in front of their Boston Edison home in Detroit. (used with permission / credit: haydencscott)

Limp Bizkit Guitarist And Rock Singer Fiance Move To Detroit, Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is

New York, Minneapolis, Denver and Oregon were runners up on the short list of places for Carré Callaway and Wes Borland to start the next phase of their lives.


DIA Inside/Out in Heritage Park, Farmington. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

DIA Says ‘Thanks’ To Michigan For Help During Detroit Bankruptcy With Special Programs

The museum is launching the programs “as a benefit to all of the Michigan taxpayers who helped safeguard the DIA’s collection through state contributions to Detroit’s pensioners.”


Caravaggio's "Martha and Mary Magdalene" at Starkweather Alley in Romeo. (Photo Courtesy of Detroit Institute of Arts)

DIA Installs Latest Round Of Outdoor Art In Metro Detroit Neighborhoods

“It’s one of those rare programs that can get entire communities talking about and engaging with art.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2015


Best Upcoming Exhibits For Kids In Detroit

From science and tech to art and design, kids will love theses engaging exhibitions featured in the Detroit area.



Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Detroit

Check this list for the best free summer activities for kids in Detroit.


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Detroit’s Iconic Joe Louis Fist Sculpture Getting Makeover

The monument to the late heavyweight champion was commissioned with a $350,000 grant from Sports Illustrated magazine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2015