Detroit Institute of Arts

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DIA Considers Asking Counties For Approval Before Granting Pay Raises

The Detroit Institute of Arts could be changing the way it doles out bonuses to its top executives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2014

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DIA Defends Executive Raises, Arguing Salaries Still Lower Than National Average

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

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

State Rep. Says DIA Management Raises Are A Misuse Of Taxpayer Money

Representative Eileen Kowall is hoping the Detroit Institute of Arts will reconsider major raises given to its director and CEO.


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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2014

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Detroit Emergency Manager: Art Sale Would Have Been Harmful

“A one-time sale is detrimental to the long-term benefit of the city,” Kevyn Orr said. “Selling any art would cause a maelstrom.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2014

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Best Ways To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month In Metro Detroit

Check this list to find out the best ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Metro Detroit.


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Best Art Exhibits For Kids In Detroit

Introduce your children to the world of art by taking them to some great exhibitions in the Detroit area.


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Toyota Pledges $1M Toward Detroit Bankruptcy Deal, Saving Art

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

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Companies, Foundations Pledge $26.8M To Save Art At DIA

The pledges bring the Detroit Institute of Arts to almost 80 percent of its grand bargain goal.


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DIA To Make Major Grand Bargain Announcement Wednesday

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2014