iOS app Android app

Dia Detroit

Automakers Give Millions To Protect Detroit Art

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are driving into Detroit's bankruptcy reorganization by pledging $26 million to help support retire...

This 1970s Museum Ad Is Cheesy Perfection

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.27.2013 | Arts

Bad lip-syncing, cheesy poses and costumes, clumsily choreographed dancing and a silly jingle: this 1976 video for the Detroit Institute of Arts has a...

This Art Museum Is Going To Look A Little Different

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 10.06.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — The 128-year-old Detroit Institute of Arts has gained a reputation as a home for some of the world's most hallowed masterp...

LOOK: This Museum Turned Visitors Into The Artists

Posted 09.26.2013 | Arts

The exhibits of major museums have always been open to the public, but it's rare those works are actually created by ordinary residents. In March 2...

Christie's Appraisal Will Determine Fate Of Detroit Art

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2013 | Detroit

By Joseph Lichterman DETROIT, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Detroit is sorting through the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection to see what it co...

Detroit's Art Is Being Appraised... Is Auction Next?

Posted 08.05.2013 | Detroit

The Detroit Institute of Arts collection will be appraised by New York auction house Christie's, according to a report from the Detroit News. The p...

He Fought For EM Law, Now He's Fighting For DIA?

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.31.2013 | Detroit

With the future of Detroit's beloved art museum at risk, newly proposed legislation would theoretically protect it from creditors, were the cash-strap...

It's An Important Day In The History Of The DIA

Posted 04.29.2013 | Detroit

The first foundation for one of our city's most elegant and graceful ladies was laid 89 years ago today. The cornerstone of the Detroit Institute o...

POLL: Group Takes Art Museum To Court For Free Admission Claim

Posted 12.06.2012 | Detroit

The Detroit Institute of Arts might be headed to court after an anti-tax group sued the museum, claiming it made false claims about free admission. ...

Free Art.. For A Price

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

If you see a sculpture floating in a Detroit fountain Friday, or a painting perched on a statue, you may have stumbled onto the beginning of your own ...

DIA Pleads For 10-Year Tax To Keep The Lights On

AP | DAVID RUNK | Posted 07.13.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The Detroit Institute of Arts is working to persuade voters to authorize a tax to support the cultural institution, promising free admissio...