Happy National Volunteer Week! The DIA greatly appreciates the nearly 700 volunteers who dedicate their time (nearly 63,000 hours last fiscal year alone, in fact!) to make the museum a better place. Thank you for all that you do! #DIAvolunteers #NVW
Happy National Volunteer Week The DIA greatly appreciates the nearly 700 volunteers
Ruth Fowler Maynor
Phyllis J Doak
Kim Jarrett Robinson
The Detroit Institute of Arts has hired Katherine Kasdorf as assistant curator in the department of Arts of Asia and the Islamic World. She will start on May 8 with her initial focus the reinstallation of the museum’s Asian art galleries, the first of which—the Japan gallery—will open in November 2017.

Kasdorf comes to the DIA from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, where she was...
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The Detroit Institute of Arts has hired Katherine Kasdorf as assistant curator
Allan Tushman
John Souza
Sabiha Mujnovic-Gutlic
Detroit Public Schools Community District students weigh in on the inspiration behind their outstanding artwork, which is featured in the 80th annual DPSCD Student Exhibition at the DIA. The exhibition opens this Saturday and is free and open to the public.
Bill Stock
Marie Metcalf
Daniel Willis
Join us tomorrow, April 26, at 10:45 a.m. for live interviews with some of Detroit's finest student artists! Their work is featured in the 80th annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition, which opens this Saturday at the DIA.

Image: “A Busy Crowd at the Show,” painting; Joy Brown-Paymon, Grade 3, Carver STEM Academy
Join us tomorrow April 26 at 1045 am for live interviews with
Angela Wolf
Violet Kristoff
Abstract Art BOGO
Georgetown scholar Shana Klein focuses on the work of African American artist Robert Duncanson in her free talk at the DIA this Sunday. Not to miss!
Georgetown scholar Shana Klein focuses on the work of African American artist

Work of Robert Duncanson: Arts+Minds Lecture Series

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Today the DIA hosted Toronto-based floral designer Bruno Duarte as speaker of the 18th annual Elizabeth Sites Kuhlman Lecture, sponsored by the museum support group Friends of Art & Flowers. Check out these amazing floral displays that Duarte created during his talk!

Are you a flower fanatic? Don't miss the DIA's upcoming exhibition "Monet: Framing Life," which opens on October 22, 2017. The...
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Today the DIA hosted Torontobased floral designer Bruno Duarte as speaker of
Juliennè A. McPherson
Beth Cardona Sciberras
Chris Bradlee
Next weekend the DIA's Detroit Film Theatre presents screenings of "A Quiet Passion," a new film by Terence Davies, the brilliant director of “The Long Day Closes” and “Sunset Song." "A Quiet Passion" is a biographical, deeply personal portrait of 19th-century American poet Emily Dickinson, radiantly portrayed by Cynthia Nixon. View showtimes and purchase tickets at dia.org/dft.
Next weekend the DIAs Detroit Film Theatre presents screenings of A Quiet
Betsy Friday Kalcec
Kenneth V Alyass
Barbara Hutton
Amazed today. #DIAeveryday #DIA18
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Janet C. Macfarlane
Carolyn Matheson
Kat Davis
The Detroit Institute of Arts will host David Maraniss, Pulitzer Prize-winning associate editor at “The Washington Post” and author of “Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story” for a talk and book-signing on May 23! The event is free with museum admission, which is free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties, but registration is required at bit.ly/diadavidmaraniss.

Maraniss, who...
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The Detroit Institute of Arts will host David Maraniss Pulitzer Prizewinning associate

David Maraniss: Author Talk at the DIA

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Revealed today. #DIAeveryday #DIA16
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Ann Hanrahan Calvo
Christine Lowe
"Detroit After Dark: Photographs from the DIA Collection" comes to a close this Sunday, April 23. Now is your last chance to get a glimpse into Detroit's famous nighttime scene through the eyes of both local and visiting photographers. The exhibition is free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. Learn more at dia.org. #AfterDarkDetroit

You can see more photographs by Jenny...
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Detroit After Dark Photographs from the DIA Collection comes to a close
Karl Koenig
The 2017 spring season of Inside|Out has officially begun! Discover more than 100 high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the DIA's collection in the streets and parks of metro Detroit now through July. View a complete list of participating cities and download art-finding maps at dia.org/insideout.

The program, now in its eighth year, is generously sponsored by the Knight Foundation....
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The 2017 spring season of InsideOut has officially begun Discover more than
David Miller
Laurie Blum
Shirley Brent
This Friday, as part of the Michigan State University Science Festival's Nights at the Museums program, DIA conservators will discuss how imaging techniques are used to better understand the structure and surface condition on works of art. The talks, which are free and open to the public, will take place at 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. in the European Medieval and Renaissance galleries. See a...
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This Friday as part of the Michigan State University Science Festivals Nights
Honed in today. #DIAeveryday #DIA14
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Hailey Mac
"I have no idea where this will lead us, but I have a definite feeling it will be a place both wonderful and strange..."

Don't miss out on a David Lynch-filled weekend at the DIA's Detroit Film Theatre April 21-23!
I have no idea where this will lead us but I have

David Lynch: The Art Life

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Dereck Cram
Last February, DIA studio staff worked with people diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and their caregivers on a quilt project that allowed participants to reflect on personal experiences. During art-making sessions, participants collaborated with partners and shared personal stories. The quilt is now complete and was permanently installed at the Alzheimer's Association -...
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Last February DIA studio staff worked with people diagnosed with Alzheimers disease
Michelle Zastawny
Elaine Michalski
Natasha T. Miller is a performance poet, author, activist, film producer, and three-time Women of the World Poetry Slam finalist who believes her purpose is to be an agent for change and forgiveness. See her perform at the DIA this Sunday at 2! The event is free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.
Natasha T Miller is a performance poet author activist film producer and
Story unfolded today. #DIAeveryday #DIA12
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Gifted today. #DIAeveryday #DIA11
Gifted today DIAeveryday DIA11
Celebrate warmer weather with this home movie footage courtesy of Dorothy Weems shot in Detroit and New York during the 1960s. (Shout-out to Vernors around the 11-second mark!) The clip was shared as part of the DIA's Detroit Film Theatre "1967 Detroit Home Movies" project, which aims to collect home movies made in the city around 1967. The Detroit Film Theatre presents the clips in weekly...
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Bill Stock
John Ashbaugh