Supporters of the bill say that the DIA is getting enough money in the “Grand Bargain.”
Museum attorney Arthur O’Reilly said inspecting fragile art is risky.
Lawmakers introduced legislation late Thursday to use about $195 million from Michigan’s savings account to help bankrupt Detroit.
Crossing 8 Mile will be performed next weekend and the following weekend at the Detroit Film Theatre inside the DIA.
One of Detroit’s creditors is seeking documents related to pieces in the city’s art museum.
“It’s important to note that the DIA is not in bankruptcy, in fact it is functioning extraordinarily well.”
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is giving $40 million to prevent the sale of Detroit art and help city retirees.
“This is a settlement. This is not a bailout, and I want to be very, very clear about that,” the governor said.
Take a guided tour of the African American art galleries, which feature works by Benny Andrews, Ali McGee, Tyree Guyton, among others.
People as far away as the United Kingdom have come forward offering donations to the bankrupt city of Detroit.