Through May 17, 2015

Photographs from the Detroit Walk-in Portrait Studio

Dutch-born photographer - now Detroiter - Corine Vermeulen photographed Detroiters in an effort to share their stories about the city and their engagement and support of its diverse communities.

Detroit Walk-in Portrait Studio

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Oct. 1, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015

Guest of Honor: Monet

The DIA welcomes one of Claude Monet’s most famous paintings—Waterlily Pond, Green Harmony—as a “guest of honor” from the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Guest of Honor: Monet

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Through March 29, 2015

Works on Paper by Degas, Renoir, and Friends

Many of the most popular impressionist-era artists are featured in this exhibition at the DIA. 

Ordinary
People by Extraordinary Artists

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Staff Picks

Edgar Degas: Jockeys on Horseback before Distant Hills

Edgar Degas

Jockeys on Horseback before Distant Hills, 1884

“This painting speaks to my inner self: a horse-obsessed 8 year old girl. The jockey wearing the red coat and hat rides his horse at a relaxed walk. To the right of him is a tiny red dot. It’s a jockey in the distance riding at a gallop; the legs of his steed are fully extended. Degas captured what I have always loved about horses—the way they move. ”

Megan DiRienzo, Interpretive Specialist

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