Students and patrons looking at Romare Bearden's Quilting Time.
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A patron viewing contemporary Black art at the DIA
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Board Chairman Lane Coleman chats with staff during a party in Kresge Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts..
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A visitor observes Mario Moore's "The Council," in the Detroit Institute of Arts' galleries.
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Roaring round-up of song-studded thrills! Herbert Jeffrey
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Regeneration: Free films you don't want to miss

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Teen Council members in the galleries
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Gene Gargaro poses with his gift from the DIA.
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Celebrating the Legacy of Gene Gargaro: A Remarkable Journey at the DIA

As we approach the end of another very fruitful ye...

James Barnor (Ghana, b. 1929). Ms. Bruce portrayed in her new hairstyle after school, Ever Young Studio, Jamestown, Accra, 1956 (printed 2010–20). Gelatin silver print. Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière, Paris. © James Barnor, courtesy Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière, Paris.

James Barnor: Ghana’s First Fashion Photographer

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Rivera murals (Vaccination Panel), September 19, 1932, #57/2085, Photographic Negatives Collection, Detroit Institute of Arts, Research Library & Archives
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One of my favorite places at the Detroit Institute...