Two women sit on a bench in a gallery in the Detroit Institute of Arts
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Gifts for Every Mom

Mother, grandmother, favorite aunt, greatest teach...

Salvador Salort Pons smiles in the DIA's Rivera Court
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Building connections through Art Talks

At the beginning of March, my wife Alex and I atte...

Salvador Salort Pons in a blue suit and tie, smiles with his arms folded in the DIA's Rivera Court.
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Celebrating Alain Locke awards and DIA 2023 USA Today Best Art Museum

Last Saturday, we celebrated the annual Alain Lock...

Salvador Salort Pons in a blue suit and tie, stands with his hands folded in front of himself in front of the front steps of the Detroit Institute of Arts
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Starting the year with local artists and Black History Month

At the start of the new year, I had the privilege ...

A couple strolling hand-in-hand in the DIA's African American Art galleries
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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day can be more than cards and candy. ...

Image of three people on a boat with the text "be right back"
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The DIA will be back January 27.

The Detroit Institute of Arts offices and gallerie...

Rivera Court, bustling with visitors, as shot from above
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Highlights from 2022 - January letter from the Director

As we begin a new year, I cannot help but look bac...

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). The Dance Hall at Arles, 1888. Oil on canvas; 25 5/8 x 33 5/8 in. (65 x 85.5 cm). Musée d’Orsay, Paris, gift of M. and Mme André Meyer, 1951, RF 1950-9.
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Extended Hours for Van Gogh in America

Excited kids in the DIA's art-making studio
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Creating, Enjoying and Experiencing Art Together

Every year, the DIA’s busiest day falls on the Fri...