Detroit Institute of Arts
The Detroit Institute of Arts could be changing the way it doles out bonuses to its top executives.
As the Detroit Institute of Arts continues to rely on a regional property tax to support its budget, the museum says six-figure salaries paid to its top executives are justified.
Representative Eileen Kowall is hoping the Detroit Institute of Arts will reconsider major raises given to its director and CEO.
DIA Officers Got Pay Boost, Including $514K Director’s Salary, $50K Bonuses, As Counties Considered Tax Millage
Detroit Institute of Arts tax documents show compensation for its two top officers increased by more than 10 percent in 2012, including $50,000 bonuses for each.
“A one-time sale is detrimental to the long-term benefit of the city,” Kevyn Orr said. “Selling any art would cause a maelstrom.”
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Toyota has pledged $1 million toward the Detroit Institute of Arts’ goal to raise $100 million to prevent the sale of art in Detroit’s bankruptcy and help city pensioners.
The pledges bring the Detroit Institute of Arts to almost 80 percent of its grand bargain goal.
A major announcement is expected in a deal that promises millions of dollars to support municipal retiree pensions while protecting city-owned artwork from possible sale as part of Detroit’s bankruptcy.