Art in motion today. #DIAeveryday #DIA81
Art in motion today DIAeveryday DIA81
This is the final weekend to see the sea goddess "Thalassa" soaring above the DIA's Woodward Ave. Lobby! We're open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
This is the final weekend to see the sea goddess Thalassa soaring
Kathy Foley
Brittany Simmons
Carol Seibold
June is #ImmigrantHeritageMonth. We're celebrating our shared American heritage by telling the stories of DIA staff members who came to this country from elsewhere in the world. Read Interpretive Planner Alicia Viera’s story below.

"When I first came to the U.S., it was challenging for me to adapt to a new culture in a new country. But looking back today, it has been a rewarding journey. As a...
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June is ImmigrantHeritageMonth Were celebrating our shared American heritage by
Rich Gonyeau
Andrea Montiel De Shuman
Alethea Auge Loree
#OnThisDay in 1922, the ground was broken for the DIA building at 5200 Woodward Avenue—where the museum resides today. It was conceived as a home for both the visual and performing arts. The building was designed by architect Paul Cret and opened in October 1927. More than 200,000 people visited within the first three months!
OnThisDay in 1922 the ground was broken for the DIA building at
Valerie Randall Decker
Valerie Randall Decker
Dessine Fricioni
Happy birthday to American artist Henry Ossawa Tanner, who was born #OnThisDay in 1859. Tanner was one of the first African-American painters to gain international acclaim. Tanner's "Sand Dunes at Sunset, Atlantic City" was the first painting by an African-American artist to be purchased for the permanent collection of the White House. See his masterpiece "Flight into Egypt" at the DIA....
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Happy birthday to American artist Henry Ossawa Tanner who was born OnThisDay
Virginia Page Ort
Mary Nolan-Young
The fountains at the Woodward Ave. Plaza always say "summer" to us. Happy summer solstice!
The fountains at the Woodward Ave Plaza always say "summer" to us Happy summer solstice
Hank Graff Chevrolet - Bay City, Michigan
Celebrate the longest day of the year with free, live music performances on the DIA lawn! Our Make Music Detroit lineup starts at noon. See the schedule below.

DIA North Stage

12:45 - Drew Schultz & The Broken Habits ft Melvin Davis
02:15 - Billy Davis Band w/ Harmonica Shah & Mighty Michael
03:45 - RJ Spängler Quartet ft. Larry Smith w/ Youth Jam Session
05:15 - Tino G and The Dumpster...
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Celebrate the longest day of the year with free live music performances

Make Music Detroit 2017 at Detroit Institute of Arts

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Michael Wilson
In honor of #PrideMonth, we're celebrating the creative contributions of LGBTQIA+ artists in the DIA's collection.

Kehinde Wiley, born in Los Angeles in 1977, is one of the most celebrated painters of his generation. Wiley is known for his vibrant, highly naturalistic paintings of contemporary African-American men and women. His subjects are depicted in heroic poses taken from old master...
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In honor of PrideMonth were celebrating the creative contributions of LGBTQIA artists
Michael Wilson
Cara Walker
Roland Calvert
Join us in welcoming the DIA's first-ever Teen Arts Council. The initiative is funded by a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. As paid interns to the museum, these forward-thinking, talented individuals will help design, implement and promote relevant programs for our younger audiences. We're excited to have them on board!
Join us in welcoming the DIAs firstever Teen Arts Council The initiative
Marci Bloom-Vettese
Alysa Marie Diebolt
M Chris Leese
Today is #Juneteenth, marking the announcement of the abolition of slavery across the entire U.S. On June 19, 1865, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was enacted, the enslaved people of Texas were the last to gain freedom.

Pictured here is Glenn Ligon's “To Disembark: Billie Holiday,” which is on view in the DIA's General Motors Center for African American Art. You can...
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Today is Juneteenth marking the announcement of the abolition of slavery across
Happy Father's Day! Check out this home movie made in Detroit and Caro, MI during the early 1960s. The clip was shared by the Rokita family as part of the DIA's Detroit Film Theatre project "Detroit Home Movies," which aims to collect home movies made in the city in the 1960s. The initiative is part of "Detroit 67: Looking Back to Move Forward," a city-wide commemoration of the 50th...
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Ross Rossan
Gwyneth Smile
Taufik Hidayatz
Aligned today. #DIAeveryday #DIA74
Aligned today DIAeveryday DIA74
Attending the 2017 Allied Media Conference? Enjoy free admission to the DIA by showing your conference pass at admissions desks. The museum is open tonight until 10 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Attending the 2017 Allied Media Conference Enjoy free admission to the DIA

AMC2017 Opening Ceremony

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We're hiring! The DIA is hosting a job fair for prospective museum security officers next Monday, June 19. Interested applicants must first apply online before coming to the job fair. To apply online, go to dia.org/jobs, select "Museum Security Officer" and click "Apply." There will be on-the-spot interviews. Be sure to bring copies of your resume and three professional references. Free...
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Were hiring The DIA is hosting a job fair for prospective museum
Chelsea Griffin
Kathy Richards
Amy Crook
Congrats to #InsideOutUSA metro Detroit Photo Contest winner Jennifer Stainton Spusta! We love your shot of a t'ai chi ch'uan class with a reproduction of Paul Gauguin's "Self Portrait." Spusta will take home her very own Inside|Out reproduction, and the DIA will display her photo at the museum. She'll also be be entered into a national photo contest with the other Inside|Out musuems. Visit...
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Congrats to InsideOutUSA metro Detroit Photo Contest winner Jennifer Stainton Spusta We
Last year, Detroit joined hundreds of cities around the world to celebrate music in its many forms during the inaugural Make Music Detroit day. The celebration returns this year on Wednesday, June 21, and the DIA, along with other organizations throughout the city, is hosting FREE performances all day. From noon to 10:30 p.m., enjoy concerts featuring Thornetta Davis, The Mighty Funhouse,...
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Last year Detroit joined hundreds of cities around the world to celebrate

Make Music Detroit 2017 - All Ages - Free

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Join us this Sunday, June 18 for a talk by DIA Curator of Contemporary Art Laurie Ann Farrell at 4 p.m. Farrell will share highlights from her 20-year career in the arts and discuss her vision for contemporary art at the DIA. The talk is free and open to the public
Join us this Sunday June 18 for a talk by DIA Curator

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Contemporary Art at the DIA

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This Saturday, join us for the world premiere of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival's most ambitious production to date: "Shostakovich and The Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy." In a bold intersection of chamber music and theater starring Len Cariou and Jay O. Sanders with the famed Emerson String Quartet, witness the trials and redemption of Dmitri Shostakovich’s obsessive quest to create an...
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This Saturday join us for the world premiere of the Great Lakes

Shostakovich and The Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy

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In honor of #PrideMonth, we're celebrating the creative contributions of LGBTQIA+ artists in the DIA's collection.

Harriet Goodhue Hosmer is known as one of the first female professional sculptors and one of America's most important and successful 19th-century female artists. Fiercely independent and unconventional, Hosmer excelled in a male-dominated field during a time when most women did...
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In honor of PrideMonth were celebrating the creative contributions of LGBTQIA artists
Rebecca Fesca
Mark Trinkwalder
James Wilson