The plan would transfer ownership of the museum building and art from Detroit to the state or the private nonprofit organization that currently runs the museum.
The “Watch Me Move exhibit and film series takes visitors back to the early days of moving pictures in a glimpse into how the” industry began.
If you don’t want Detroit to sell the art — you’d better have a better idea,” Kevyn Orr told the Economic Club.
“We believe that moving our conference to the DIA affirms our support of one of the most outstanding museum collections in the world.”
As Detroit continues to work through its bankruptcy, the director of the Detroit Institute of Arts released a letter weighing in on the possible sale of museum’s collection.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson supports the action taken Tuesday …
Is Detroit really for sale?
The museum says they’ll take legal action if needed to block any potential sale of works from its collection as part of Detroit’s municipal bankruptcy filing.
Voters in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne approved the millage provided that the funds go to the operation of the museum and not the city of Detroit.
Detroit Institute of Arts Director Graham Beals says there are false comparisons being made between the museum and pensioners.