Detroit Institute of Arts

An iconic work by Mexican artist Diego Rivera, depicting Detroit industry. At the DIA. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Diego Rivera’s Murals At Detroit Institute Of Arts Get Historic Landmark Status

The “Detroit Industry” murals were conceived by Rivera as a tribute to the city’s manufacturing base and labor force of the 1930s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2014

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

Detroit Creditor Seeks DIA Documents, Other Records

One of Detroit’s creditors is seeking documents related to pieces in the city’s art museum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2014

(credit: Laura Bonnell)

“Detroit’s Largest Selfie” Snapped Outside The DIA

“It’s a great way to give expression of what Detroit is by bringing everybody together,” says Professional photographer Shawn Lee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

Detroit’s Debt Restructuring Plan ‘Complicated’

The plan has been touted as the blueprint for Detroit’s future and key in the city’s sojourn through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2014

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

DIA To Raise $100M To Protect Pensions, Art In Bankrupt Detroit

“It’s important to note that the DIA is not in bankruptcy, in fact it is functioning extraordinarily well.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2014

Kellogg Foundation To Help In Detroit Bankruptcy

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is giving $40 million to prevent the sale of Detroit art and help city retirees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Gov. Snyder Plans To Aid Detroit Pensions, Save Art

“This is a settlement. This is not a bailout, and I want to be very, very clear about that,” the governor said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2014

(Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Individual Donations Rolling In To Protect Detroit Pensions, Art

People as far away as the United Kingdom have come forward offering donations to the bankrupt city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2014

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

Foundations Commit $330M-Plus To Save Detroit Art

A federal judge has asked foundations and others to raise $500 million to protect pieces in the DIA while assisting pensioners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2014

(credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Best Upcoming Fashion Events In Detroit

The Detroit fashion scene is growing and bringing with it a bevy of fashion events.

01/07/2014

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