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News Releases

Detroit Institute of Arts Presents Works by Photographer and Activist in Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite

Exhibition highlights the life and career of Brath...

Detroit Institute of Arts’ 9th Annual Community Exhibition Honoring El Día de Muertos Opens September 25

September 9, 2021 (Detroit)— The Detroit Institute...

Final weeks to see “Robert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking” at the Detroit Institute of Arts

An exhibition celebrating Blackburn’s teaching and...

Detroit Institute of Arts Continues to Advance Its Work on Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Museum conducts inclusion survey, holds workgroup sessions,
and hires new director to lead project

July 8, 2021 (DETROIT) – The Detroit Institute of ...

Detroit Institute of Arts Extends Partnership with Detroit Metropolitan Airport on the Installation of the Museum’s Popular Inside|Out Program | High-quality reproductions from the museum’s collection will be on view in North Terminal through June 2022

July 8, 2021 (DETROIT) The Detroit Institute of Ar...

Detroit Institute of Arts’ Studio Provides Free Art Kits to DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan | DIA studio staff found way to modify the museum’s Healing Arts Program during the pandemic

June 21, 2021 (DETROIT) – The Detroit Institute of...

Detroit Institute of Arts’ 84th Annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition Draws Nearly 6,000 Online Views | Longest running partnership held exclusively online for second year in a row

June 8, 2021 (DETROIT) – The 84th Annual Detroit P...

Detroit Institute of Arts Extends “Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020” until January 9, 2022 | New closing date allows for additional visitors to experience exhibition

DETROIT (May 24, 2021) – The Detroit Institute of ...

Detroit Institute of Arts Receives Gift of Important Work by Artist Titus Kaphar | The Nancy and Sean Cotton Collection donates “Nip Tuck” and loans an additional nine works of contemporary art by Black artists

DETROIT (May 14, 2021) – Expanding the Detroit Ins...