Detroit Institute of Arts

(Just one of the many historic boats docked in Bay City to explore on Memorial Day. Photo Credit: Michael Ferro)

Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Detroit

Memorial day is a beautiful time to relax with family and friends for a short getaway in Michigan.

05/16/2015

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DIA Considered Selling Van Gogh To Buy Other Art

Director Graham Beal said he considered selling the painting after Detroit’s December exit from bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In Detroit

Detroit has some of the country’s best museums, with plenty of family-friendly exhibits to boot!

05/12/2015

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Detroit

Celebrate Mother’s Day by walking around the formal gardens forever, or the fantastic brunch overlooking the Detroit River. Give mom a day she’ll always cherish, an experience that will last a lifetime, and bring a smile to her face each time she thinks of her special day.

05/08/2015

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Art X Detroit: More Than 50 Free Art Events In The City Throughout April

Beginning next week, Midtown Detroit and beyond will come alive as the canvas for Art X Detroit: Kresge Arts Experience, a free celebration of Detroit’s thriving arts scene.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2015

The Detroit Institute of Arts is offering photo description, movie subtitles and audio tours of the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo exhibits in English and Spanish. (By Edward Cardenas)

DIA’s Rivera-Kahlo Exhibit Offers Bilingual Tours (Video)

The Detroit Institute of Arts is offering a bilingual exhibit for the first time with the “Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit.”

04/01/2015

The Detroit Institute of Arts hosted a media preview for the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit exhibit. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Institute Of Arts Showcases Works Of Diego Rivera And Frida Kahlo (Video)

The Detroit Institute of Arts will host the “Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit” exhibit from March 15 to July 12.

03/10/2015

DETROIT, UNITED STATES:  Howdy Doody, one of America's best-loved puppets as he makes his debut at the Detroit Institute of Arts(D.IA) 06 April 2001 marking his first time on display for the public since the Howdy Doody Show went off the air in 1960. Howdy's appearance at the DIA. followed a January 2001 decision by US District Court Judge Christopher F. Droney to honor a 1967 contract between Howdy Doody puppeteer Rufus Rose and NBC.  The contract specified that Howdy Doody enter the museum's collection after Rose no longer needed the puppet.   AFP PHOTO/Jeff KOWALSKY (Photo:  JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Howdy Doody Joins Other Puppets Of Distinction On Display At DIA

The original Howdy Doody marionette from the 1940s will be among the puppets of distinction going on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2015

Frieda and Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, 1931, oil on canvas, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Albert M. Bender Collection, Gift of Albert M. Bender © 2014 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. (Courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts.)

Detroit Institute Of Arts Prepares For Rivera-Kahlo Exhibit (Video)

The Detroit Institute of Arts will host Diego Rivera & Frida Kaholo in Detroit from March 15-July 12. The event is attracting international attention.

CBS Detroit–03/02/2015

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

Detroit Institute Of Arts Offers Free Bus Transportation The Next 3 Weekends

The DIA is encouraging residents in Macomb, Wayne and Oakland counties to check out the museum as part of their free “county days” initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2015

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