Graham Beal

DIA Director Graham W.J. Beal (left) and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan applaude a speaker at a press conference at  the Detroit Institute of Arts July 16, 2014. (credit:  Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Institute Of Arts Director To Retire In June

The director of the Detroit Institute of Arts, who worked to protect the museum’s collection during the city’s bankruptcy, plans to retire this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2015

Inside the Detroit Institute of Arts (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

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

(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Oakland Co. Says No More DIA Tax If Any Art Sold

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson supports the action taken Tuesday …

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2013

(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DIA Director: You Can’t Help But Be Worried

Detroit Institute of Arts Director Graham Beals says there are false comparisons being made between the museum and pensioners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2013

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Did DIA Director Hang Up To Avoid Tough Millage Question?

Beal did not call back, and the DIA and the radio station were hit with calls asking why the British Beal hung up instead of answering the question. Beal’s answer? He didn’t.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–08/01/2012