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The Detroit Institute of Arts (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Schuette: DIA Collection Can’t Be Sold To Pay Debt

Michigan’s attorney general says the collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts can’t be sold to pay off any of the city’s debt during a municipal bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2013

(credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

DIA Board Keeping Mum On Possible Asset Sale

While the discussion was under way, a long-time museum docent shared her thoughts on the possibility that DIA artwork could be sold-off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2013

The Detroit Historical Museum (credit:

Detroit Finances Put Cultural Institutions On Edge

The city-owned Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and Detroit Zoo are among the institutions that could be affected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

Inside the Capitol dome in Lansing. (credit: istock)

Bill Would Protect DIA Collection From Liquidation

A top state lawmaker has sponsored a bill that would prevent the sale of the Detroit Institute of Art’s collection if the city goes into bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

Rick Snyder, at right, takes questions alongside Jeb Bush at the Mackinac Policy Conference (credit: WWJ)

Gov. Snyder Hopes Detroit Not Forced To Sell Art

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says he hopes Detroit’s financial crisis doesn’t force EM Kevyn Orr to sell off items from the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

"Detroit Industry" By Diego Rivera is displayed inside the Detroit Institute of Arts. (Credit:

DIA Collection Could Be Sold To Pay Off Detroit’s Massive Debt

When Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr says everything’s on the table to dig the city out of debt, he’s not kidding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2013


App Of The Week: DIA Launches First-Ever Exhibition App For Shirin Neshat Exhibition

The Detroit Institute of Arts has launched its first exhibition app, ‘Shirin Neshat at the DIA,’ in conjunction with its Shirin Neshat exhibition, currently on view through July 7.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2013

(credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Suspicious Package Shuts Down Woodward In Detroit

Sheriff Benny Napoleon said some items found in a duffel bag could have been used to make a bomb.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2013

Detroit Institute Of Arts

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Admission Fees At Detroit Institute Of Arts

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by five Macomb County residents against the Detroit Institute of Arts over admission fees to a special exhibition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

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Lawmakers Getting Involved In Detroit Zoo, DIA Tax Dispute

Michigan lawmakers are getting involved in a dispute over whether communities can hold back millage money that voters approved for the Detroit Zoo and Detroit Institute of Arts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013