iOS app Android app


Accused Rapist: I Was Trying To Protect Her From Indecency Charge

Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver

The accused Denver International Airport rapist told jurors today that he did not tell detectives about a note that was allegedly written by his accus...

DIA Gets Dose of Big Pharma

John Corso | Posted 10.31.2012 | Detroit
John Corso

Beverly Fishman's Pill Spill, a glass installation at the Detroit Art Institute, makes the comparison between art and medicine explicit. But what does it mean to stage a "pharmacy" in a museum? It's a more difficult question than meets the eye.

Protect a Detroit Gem: Vote YES on County Art Authority to Support the DIA

Gary A. Brown | Posted 10.06.2012 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

We have institutional gems in Detroit that other cities envy. Many times we take them for granted. One of these gems, which needs our support, is the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).

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 ...

What If We Lost the Red Wings?

Colin Darke | Posted 10.01.2012 | Detroit
Colin Darke

Museums collect and show triumphs of individual expression. The DIA (more than most museums) also makes art accessible. Through its interactive displays, gallery structures, and exhibits, the DIA puts works of art in context.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Museum: Save The DIA For The Cost Of 2 Beers | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

Supporters of the Detroit Institute of Arts gathered at New Center Park Tuesday evening to rally to keep the art museum open. On August 7, voters i...

Support the DIA With a Yes Vote on August 7

Jennifer H. Goulet | Posted 09.24.2012 | Detroit
Jennifer H. Goulet

On August 7, voters in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties have the rare privilege of voting on the importance of preserving a cultural treasure -- the Detroit Institute of Arts. I will be voting yes and urge you to do the same.

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...

Keep the DIA Open

Paul Ruth | Posted 09.12.2012 | Detroit
Paul Ruth

I can remember going to the Detroit Institute of Arts for the first time on a school trip. Art plays an important role in free society. Art is seeing what isn't there, and art education provides creative thinking skills.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Idols And Talismans: Patti Smith Behind The Camera (PHOTOS) | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.01.2012 | Detroit

"Perfection has never been my beat," said Patti Smith, the rocker, writer, artist and legend of the downtown New York City arts scene who later made h...

Another United Jet Makes Emergency Landing At DIA

AP | Posted 05.10.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A United Airlines flight from Toronto to San Francisco has made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport. Airport spokeswoman J...

Gaylord v. the Kids

Joel Judd | Posted 06.28.2012 | Denver
Joel Judd

Aurora wants to give the Gaylord hotel company a big subsidy to build a hotel next to Denver International Airport. Is Colorado better off using money for the kids or giving it to Gaylord?

DIA Air Traffic Controller Thought Plane Emergency Was A Prank

AP | Posted 06.06.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press DENVER -- The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after an air traffic controller was accused of ignoring a reques...

DIA Bomb Scare: Plane Evacuated After Phoned In Bomb Threat

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

DENVER — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is trying to determine who phoned in a bomb threat involving a United Airlines plane in Denver boun...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

LOOK: Charles McGee: 87 Years Old And Still Growing As An Artist | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.27.2012 | Detroit

In 2011, Charles McGee suffered a stroke that took a toll on his health. But you'd hardly know it. While McGee has scaled back some since the time...

Southwest Airlines Opening Crew Quarters At DIA

AP | Posted 04.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Southwest Airlines Inc. is opening a new pilot crew base and flight attendant crew base at Denver International Airport. The facilitie...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

3-D Film 'Plant' Touring Shuttered Packard Factory Is More Than Ruin Porn | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit

If you haven't yet had a chance to see "plant," the three-dimensional video installation at the Detroit Institute of Arts, you're in luck. The museum'...

Planet D To Channel Sun Ra's Outer Space Rhythms At The DIA

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 12.30.2011 | Detroit

Visitors to the Detroit Institute of Arts can expect a close encounter of the "cozmic" kind Friday night when local space-age swing band Planet D None...

WATCH: Colbert Examines DIA Conspiracy Theories, Phalluses

Posted 12.06.2011 | Denver

William Tapley, the "Third Eagle of the Apocalypse" and "Co-Prophet of the End Times," first made waves back in June when his Denver International Air...

WATCH: Swing Dance Mob Takes Over DIA

Posted 11.23.2011 | Denver

Thanksgiving holiday travelers know to expect the unexpected. Lost luggage, delayed flights, and torturous security lines are nearly inescapable. And...

Echoing Art in Detroit

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 01.21.2012 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

Seventeen years ago, Bob Shaye, a Detroit native and supporter of my foray into poetry activism with Detroit youth, sent me a letter that changed my life.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Rembrandt's Jesus At The DIA (PHOTOS) | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Here's why you should go see the Detroit Institute of Arts show "Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus," opening Sunday: There are a lot of jaw-d...

A Tale of Two Headlines: On Wealth and Diversity in the Arts

Annmarie Erickson | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Annmarie Erickson

At a time when nearly every cultural organization in Detroit is grappling with the sustainability question, the wealthy and white headline is like tossing a gas can into a bonfire. Like every stereotype, it contains a seed of truth.

PHOTOS: Star Architect Withdraws From DIA Redesign

Posted 11.17.2011 | Denver

World-renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has said that he and his firm, Festina Lente, are withdrawing from the Denver International Airpor...

Frontier Continues To Struggle With Hail Damage

AP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Frontier Airlines has canceled 15 more flights because of a hail storm in Denver that damaged many of its planes last week, but expects...