DETROIT (AP) — An exhibition opening this summer at the Detroit Institute of Arts is offering a look at so-called found photographs rescued from attics, resale shops and other places.
“Lost & Found: Photographs from the DIA’s Collection ” opens Aug. 26 and is scheduled to run through March 3, 2019.READ MORE: The Detroit Demolition Department Awarding Contracts To Detroit-Based Black Owned Businesses
The exhibit will include photographs from the 1860s to the 1970s by unknown and amateur photographers that provide a glimpse into the city of Detroit, themes associated with the automobile and portraits that immortalize family members and everyday people.READ MORE: Fund Pays Back Tax Debt Of 1,600 Detroit Homeowners
Included are images from carnival photo booths, family albums, snapshots and commercial portrait studios. Museum director and CEO Salvador Salort-Pons says in a statement the exhibition “brings to life how photography reveals the relevance of our shared experiences.”MORE NEWS: Detroit Man Charged In Connection With Son's Fatal Shooting
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