General admission can be reserved in advance and is always FREE for residents of Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties.
Browse our vast collection online and learn more about the art and its conservation.
Discover what's happening at your DIA and what the DIA is doing in your community.
Bring the DIA to your home or classroom with resources for students, teachers, families and everyone.
Did you know DIA is free for everyone living in Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties? Learn more about how we impact our community inside and outside of our walls.
Gift of Douglas H. Mayhew and Roberto J. Caballero in memory of Catherine Baker Mayhew
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Douglas H. Mayhew and Roberto J. Caballero (New York, New York, USA);
2014-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “The Akan Gold Weights Collection at the DIA.” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1/4 (2017): p. 21 (fig. 1.14).
Akan, African, Crocodile gold weight, 17th or 19th century, brass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Douglas H. Mayhew and Roberto J. Caballero in memory of Catherine Baker Mayhew, 2014.702.
North American, Native American